Linda Benedict | 10/12/2016 8:10:45 PM
The LSU AgCenter Food Incubator, which was established in 2012, has helped Louisiana food enrepreneurs find markets for their unique products.
Linda Foster Benedict
The 22-year-old Louisiana Master Gardener Program is undergoing changes to expand its reach and become more digital.
Trey Price, Myra Purvis, Hunter Pruitt, Jerry Bartleson, Dan Fromme and Boyd Padgett
Over the years in Louisiana, target spot, a foliar disease of cotton, has been considered a major issue.
T. Eugene “Gene” Reagan and Kenneth Gravois
Tebufenozide is at the center of integrated pest management control of the sugarcane borer in sugarcane in Louisiana.
With appropriate grazing management and animal health care, there is no need to provide hay to stocker cattle grazing high-quality pastures.
Forage brassicas crops such as turnip, swede, rape and kale can be used to extend the grazing season in November and December.
Changyoon Jeong, Carrie Lott, Nolan Glenn and Patrick Colyer
When producers grow tomatoes in greenhouses, they tend to use excess fertilizer and water to maximize yield. But this can lead to excess salinity.
Christine B. Navarre
Antimicrobial resistance is considered by many to be the most complex problem facing public health today.
Early planting of grain sorghum maximizes kyield and enhances the ability to "ratoon" or produce a second crop from the original stubble.
Tara P. Smith, Terri Crawford, Lekeisha Lucas-Powell, Ashley Powell, Lanette Hebert and Steve Linscombe
High school students are learning about careers in agriculture at youth field days at two of the LSU AgCenter's research stations.
Christopher A. Clark and Tara P. Smith
The LSU AgCenter sweet potato foundation seed program began operations in 1949 with an emphasis on providing high-quality seed roots to the industry.
Berdikul Qushim, Jeffrey M. Gillespie and Kenneth McMillin
LSU AgCenter researchers surveyed Southeastern U.S. meat goat producers to gather information about costs and returns associated with meat goat production.
Louisiana is not known as a major goat-producing state. But for those interested in the industry, there is a market for their animals.
The Burden family began donating the property now known as the Burden Museum & Gardens to LSU 50 years ago.
The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden is home to research and extension Programs but also offers public events year-round.
Mosquito control-related bee kills are avoidable; Flood damage to agriculture rises to $277 million; Boldor lead scientists on $4 million NSF grant; and more.
Student finds fashion inspiration in China; High school students get a look at agriculture in Governor's School; Laborde scholarship established; and more.
Kevin Ringelman, an assistant professor and waterfowl ecologist, grew up in North Dakota hunting and learning about ducks in that region.