Pergolas are simple structures comprised of columns and posts that support beams or a lattice overhead. They create the feeling of an enclosed ambiance.
RSFF looks at a tomato fruitworm, a green sweat bee, a carpenter bee and a juvenile assassin bug.
RSFF looks at insect, both harmful and beneficial, including a couple of native bees.
The red imported fire ant is an established invasive species that is known for aggressively defending their nests and delivering painful stings.
The Peggy Martin is a thornless climbing rose that is known for its fragrant deep pink blooms and is an ideal choice for a low maintenance experience.
Okra is an iconic southern vegetable that every gardener should grow. It is a nutritious easy to grow veggie that can also be an attractive landscape ornament.
Grain sorghum hybrid performance is annually evaluated in official hybrid trials by LSU AgCenter researchers to provide unbiased data for commercial growth.
Just because the sun is setting doesn’t mean you have to stop enjoying your landscape.
A deck is a wonderful addition to a landscape, providing
an elevated perch to observe the property, entertain
guests or enjoy nature while relaxing.
Looking for an excellent nutrition breakfast or snack recipe, try this easy delicious granola recipe. Add nonfat yogurt and your favorite fresh fruit.
This video explains how to harvest, repot, and grow pineapples in Louisiana.
A brief explanation for a program being presented on 3 August 2022 at the Caldwell Parish Library.
RSFF discusses two harmful insects, white flies and woolly aphids. There is a beneficial, predatory assassin bug and a strange looking walkingstick insect.
Check out the July 2022 Northeast Region Newsletter from our area agents!
Monroe residents and visitors are invited to enjoy new wellness walking paths at the St. Francis Community Health Center and Anna Gray Noe Park.
This RSFF looks at landscape trees stressed by drought and how to irrigate them. The rest of the blog looks at leaf-footed bugs and at male velvet wasps.
It is no secret that native plants have become increasingly popular, especially in the past five to seven years.
Are you interested in improving your health? Register now and learn how to manage your blood pressure and maintain a healthy lifestyle. All ages are welcome.
As summer heat creeps in, lawns are growing vigorously. The volume of calls I’m getting about lawns is growing too. Now is a time we pay them attention.
Promotional flyer for NOLA CHEF Camp - cooking camp for Orleans parish youth ages 9 - 12 years old.
The objectives of the experiment were to determine: (1) suitability of nutria for human food, (2) proper methods of cooking nutria, and (3) acceptance of cooked
During the 2021year, EFNEP enrolled participants throughout Bossier Parish.
During the 20201 year, EFNEP enrolled participants throughout Caddo Parish. One professional and two paraprofessionals taught EFNEP classes at a variety of loc
The season to trap honey bees swarms seems to be starting earlier than usual. This Beehive Buzz shares the early successes of an experienced beekeeper in 2022.
RSFF looks at gardening on a concrete slab, leaf mulches, a couple of cool season weeds, and a productive greenhouse.
This study was initiated to provide a detailed examination of the storms’ impact on fisheries infrastructure, revenue, and biological resources.
There are a couple of citrus questions, a plant ID and a question on soil improvement.
Soybean variety trials are conducted annually by scientists of the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.
Here is a blog about a different beehive design, the Slovenian beehive. This style of hive entails less lifting of bee equipment.
This version of RSFF is about harmless bark cattle, orange dog caterpillars, canna leafrollers, red bay ambrosia beetles and grape flea beetles.
A beekeeper asked about avoiding air bubbles in honey and a another local beekeeper shared his thoughts on preventing this complaint in bottled honey.
More insects in this version of RSS included peach scales, Asian ambrosia beetles and a safe pesticide for honeybees. One gardener complained about blueberries.
Members of the Healthy Communities Coalition met in Solitude to discuss the parklette projects and decide what projects they want to work on next.
Healthy Young People Empowerment is an opportunity for teens to make a difference in their communities while learning about healthy lifestyles.
Football players from West Feliciana Parish High School work to prepare two school gardens in preparation for some summer planting.
Homeowners/gardeners asked about insects including a two-lined spittlebug, millipedes and leaf cutting ants. Another gardener shared an image of a possibly edib
Monthly newsletter with upcoming events in Avoyelles Parish 4-H.
Insect situation; corn nitrogen loss, wind damage, and disease; drones; soybean nitrogen fixation; estimate herbicide cost; wet fields and weeds.
4-H Summer Day Camp, 4-H University, Achievement Day, Horse Shows, and Outstanding 4-H'er.
February 4-H Cloverchat for Pointe Coupee Parish monthly newsletter
January Clover Chat
4-H Pumpkin Growing Spotlight, Beef Poster Contest, Christmas Gift Workshop, Graduating Seniors, Junior Leaders, and Seed of the Month.
Enjoy the October 2020 monthly newsletter for Pointe Coupee 4-H.
Monthly newsletter for Pointe Coupee 4-H members.
In the past week, I have looked at a few central Louisiana cotton fields that appeared to have severe thrips injury, yet no adult or immature thrips were prese
Many producers are having to replant corn due to poor stands. There are three main ways to remove a failed corn stand.
Healthy Beginnings for Your Baby is a 6 part series of classes provided for pregnant women or parents of infants.
Diagnosis of plant leaves turning yellow
We have updates from several of our research and outreach initiatives focused on sweetpotato production and pest management at the LSU AgCenter.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture