The Mediterranean Diet is characterized by foods rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants, and unsaturated fats.
In this webinar, the presenter, Dr. Kosma will outline a practical approach in physical activity and public health.
Nearly everyone engaged in farming has experienced significant distress during recent years from uncertain markets.
Informed labor decisions are essential for the operation of the farm business.
The 2020 Sugarcane Research Annual Progress Report is broken down into smaller sections for your review.
Gardeners asked questions about plant disease and plant toxicity.
During the 2020 year, EFNEP enrolled participants throughout Caddo Parish.
An anonymous Facebook writer disparages honeybees and the Beehive Buzz defends the European honeybee.
This RSFF discusses cicadas, wildflower seeds and millipedes.
Layne Langley, Area Nutrition Agent provides an overview of a two-part nutrition series she conducted titled "Setting the Table for Healthy Eating".
There are hundreds or more plants available to us that will attract hummingbirds.
One gardener has a couple of concerns regarding her blueberries; another asked for a name of a wildflower and another has questions about an Asian pest.
Let's Eat for the Health of It is a curriculum for adults and is based on the latest scientific research about food and physical activity.
Commercial Pesticide Applicators, Agricultural Consultants, & RUP Salespersons.
Since 1969, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program has educated limited-resource families and youth in Louisiana.
This is the April-June 2016 Volume 7 Issue 2 Veggie Bytes Newsletter
In this issue: School gardens, wondering what to plant, Squash student jitters by planting squash, Zinnias, and more.
Provide youth with the opportunity to grow a horticulture crop (pumpkins) enabling them to have a real world farming experience.
These gnats have sure become a nuisance to people and livestock across the parish.
These imported fire ants inflict painful stings and create these unsightly mounds across the lawn and landscape.
Now that we know how to establish a healthy lawn, let’s talk about some potential insect and weed issues that we have had problems with in recent years.
Formosan subterranean termite colonies grow slowly at first but will eventually become huge and can survive for decades.
Just like your vehicle, your small engines need the proper care and maintenance to run efficiently throughout their lifetime.
Everything is in bloom; the weather begins to change, and it is a great time to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors.
After homeowners mow their lawns for the first time in the spring, it's time to start thinking about controlling those winter weeds and fertilizing their lawns.
Ryegrass infestations were very prominent this year in many fields in Northeast Louisiana.
Quarterly publications from the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station with current activities and research updates for 2021.
The license may be renewed by attending a recertification training meeting offered by the LSU AgCenter.
West Feliciana Area Nutrition Agent, Layne Langley, recently conducted an online nutrition series "Let's Eat for the Health of It". Topics included: physical a
Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR), 4-H Youth and Family Development, and Family and Consumer Sciences.
Hunter Lepretre has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Charles and Rose Broussard Internship program.
Find information on how teenagers can volunteer in 4-H activities.
What parents should know, What a typical camp week looks like, Summer 2021 Traveling Road Show, Dates to remember, and more.
Master Gardener classes will be starting in late in April, 2021. One gardener complained about aphids on hibiscus, and others were complaining about different
Photo contest, Some National Days to celebrate, 4-H Outdoor Grilling Workshop, 4-H, University, 4-H Camp and more.
Spring 2021 compiled by FCS Agents in the Southwest Region on Nutrition, Gardening, Physical Activity and Cooking.
Rules regarding the use of ULV malathion and application intervals outlined by the LDAF.
Since Camp Grant Walker is still being renovated due to the previous hurricane damage we will not be able to have our traditional summer camp this summer.
Advisory Leadership Council members met to discuss the Family & Consumer Sciences Program in West Feliciana.
RSFF looks at phosphorus and sulfur as plant nutrients, how to treat mole crickets, stinkhorn mushroom, and a short narrative about fruits tree.
RSFF has topics that overlap to some degree. There issues with both fertilizer and insects in the lawn. There is also too much phosphorus in garden.
Great hybrid impatiens for full sun landscapes.
RSFF discusses a few challenges when gardeners grow organically, like herbicide contamination and toxic phosphorus.
Louisiana State University (LSU) and Mendel University in Brno (MENDELU) began to cooperate in 2014.
The number one priority of a good soil fertility program should be the soil pH.
A gardener inquiring about our Louisiana irises, a homeowner asked about a mosquito treatment, and what are the risks and benefits of “opium” lettuce.
Consuming more fruits and vegetables along with whole grains, lean meats, nuts, and beans is a safe and healthy way to lose or maintain weight.
A local nurseryman brought in citrus leaves with cupping and this blog discusses some possible causes.
The version of Beehive Buzz talks about queen replacement due to poor honey production.
In this Issue: An irrigation survey, early season corn and soybean management considerations, wheat management and freeze damage considerations, and more.
Common winter weed, Florida betony, and scale insects and leaf-footed bugs, and Mediterranean geckos.
This week's version of RSFF identifies an ornamental magnolia tree, a native stinkhorm mushroom, and discusses control of dollarweed and Indian mock strawberry.
The eastern cicada killer wasp, Sphecius speciosus, is a large, solitary digger wasp that typically appears in Louisiana mid to late July.
So what’s a pesticide anyway? Well, it’s something we apply to kill (or sometimes repel) a pest.
This edition RSFF celebrates Ground Hog’s Day, identifies an exotic fruit, prunes a certain variety of rose and then answers some questions about earthworms.
Consumers are the largest food wasters. The average American family of four throws out $1600 a year in produce.
February 11, 2021, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM,
The Challenge of Healthy Restaurant Eating.
Though Pappy had a special magic, I now know it’s not that hard to grow potatoes.
This week’s blog addresses a seasonal issue with plant nutrition, tree identification, a mistaken identity of some buds and a question about herbicide.
January 2021 News compiled by FCS Agents in the Southwest Region on Nutrition, Gardening, Physical Activity and Cooking.
The LSU AgCenter and Mendel University will hold a joint food symposium focused on the regional food supply during COVID-19.
4-H Senior Honor Cords, Lego Building Contest, 4-H Draw a Dairy Billboard Contest and more.
This week RSFF looks at the difference between Bradford pear trees and Callery pear trees. A couple of narrative discusses plant diseases in the landscape.
This version of Beehive Buzz can help beekeepers and homeowners with treating fire ants near beehives and in the landscape in general.
Crape murder is the lead narrative and discusses the “uglification” of crape myrtles. Hybrid oaks are featured as well as organic treatments for fire ants.
For more than 100 years, 4-H has been empowering youth to speak through action and helping them develop the skills they need to lead.
Food Safety Facts, Starting a Walking Program, and Smart Snack Alternatives.
Agriculture and Natural Resources and 4-H Youth and Family Development.
Only parents and exhibitors will be allowed to attend the parish show. Masks will be required by All attendees.
Become a certified Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) Verifier qualified to perform the diagnostic testing required for new homes.
They provide numerous vitamins and minerals essential for your health. Compared to a candy bar, soda, or snack grab bag, fruits and vegetables are a bargain.
Beehive Buzz discusses the addition of Russian queen bees to a beeyard and helps with referrals to beekeepers who specialize in the Russian breed of honeybees.
Graduation of a class of Master Gardeners, a new virtual MG class starting on January 1st, and identifying two similar woody native plants.
Health Awareness, Get Moving: Go Play, Your Way!
Healthy Community Showcase, Get Growing: Gardening
and Stirring it Up.
This version of Beehive Buzz shares information for both homeowners and beekeepers regarding the humane removal of honeybees from home and other structures.
Registration for the Hunter Education Course and New Members.
This version of RSS entails identifying a native vine, the peppervine, treatment for leafy mistletoe in a tree and honeybee removal collection list.
Your photo could be featured on the LSU AgCenter's social media on Christmas Day!
Overview of the Hammond Research Station and the 2020 Virtual Field Day.
Ag Expo, Name the Newsletter Winner, Senior Honor Cords, Recycled Ornament Contest, and Lego Building Competition.
In this article, you will learn how many fruits you should consume daily, how much fruit is considered one cup and 1/2 cup.
RSFF looks at why some plants are blooming this falll, identifying a persimmon sapling, treating town ants and the average summer temps in central Louisiana.
Pick up location is located at the LSU Meat Lab (J.B. Francioni Hall Lobby). Last pickup time daily is at 4 pm.
Research at the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station is conducted by scientists with the LSU AgCenter’s Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station.
The version of RSFF looking a restoring a lawn, improving the health of a live oak, an unexpected bloom and a gardenia leaf changing color.
Unwanted Pesticides will be collected for disposal at no cost to producers, applicators or homeowners. All pesticides will be accepted.
Prepared by LSU AgCenter cooperating personnel from Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station researchers and Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture