Chrysomya megacephala, commonly known as oriental latrine fly, is a widely distributed tropical blowfly originating in Asia and the Pacific regions.
Labidura riparia, or the striped earwig, can be found throughout the world where appropriate habitats occur, especially in tropical to subtropical climates.
Description, biology and distribution, ecological significance and management of the eastern cicada killer.
Large milkweed bugs (Oncopeltus fasciatus) are orange-red hemipterans, or true bugs. Adults are 1/2 of an inch to 3/4 of an inch (12 to 18 mm) in length.
The golden platydracus beetle is a large rove beetle that is a native predator of other insects associated with decaying organic matter, especially dead animals
Ringlegged earwig is an introduced member of the order Dermaptera (earwigs) that is now widely distributed and common in the southern half of the United States.
The Pennsylvania wood roach, Parcoblatta pensylvanica, is a medium sized, light brown cockroach, 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch (12 to 18 mm) long as adults.
Rice stink bug is a serious pest of cereal crops in the southern U.S.
The pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella) has been, historically, a serious pest of cotton in Louisiana.
Mexican rice borer is an invasive pest of grass crops in the Gulf Coast region of the United States.
The lesser wax moth, Achroia grisella, is one of the two primary wax moth species that infest weak or unoccupied western honeybee.
Two-spotted spider mite is a phytophagus species of arachnid and an economically important pest, particularly in high-yielding crops.
Soybean looper is a species of owlet moth (Noctuidae) that utilizes many host plants and is a serious agricultural pest.
The small hive beetle (Aethina tumida), a native to sub-Saharan Africa, is North America’s most recent western honeybee (Apis mellifera) pest.
The rice water weevil is a semi-aquatic insect that is a major destructive pest of rice.
The western honeybee, Apis mellifera, also known as the European honeybee, is one of several species in the genus Apis.
The greater wax moth is one of the two primary wax moth species that are considered major pests of western honeybee.
Numerous members of the billbug genus Sphenophorus are major pests of turfgrass in the southern U.S. Among them, the hunting billbug, is one of the most common.
The bee louse, Braula coeca, is a wingless fly symbiont of western honeybee.
The Asian tiger mosquito is an introduced invasive species in North America
Q&A with Matt Lee, Vice President and Dean, LSU AgCenter and LSU College of Agriculture.
The LSU AgCenter and the family of Charles and Rose Broussard named Tyler Demary, of Jennings, as the 2023 Charles and Rose Broussard Internship recipient.
Harry L. Laws & Company, the majority owner of the Catherine Sugar Company, is creating a nonendowed fund to further research at the LSU AgCenter.
The LSU Provost’s Fund for Innovation in Research has announced $1.1 million in faculty research grants to 33 projects.
The Agriculture Student Association (ASA) is dedicated to advocating for the interests of students within the LSU College of Agriculture.
Three outstanding students from LSUʼs College of Agriculture have been chosen to represent the LSU Tiger Twelve Class of 2023.
The LSU Scholarship First bus tour wound its way across Louisiana’s highways and byways in March.
Faculty and Staff recognitions.
The LSU Textile and Costume Museum stands as a testament to the remarkable career of Pam Vinci, an advocate for preserving the cultural heritage of textiles.
Tia Sanders, a doctoral student in the School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, is making waves in the world of nutrition and food sciences.
In the heart of LSU’s main campus, horticulture students are embracing a hands-on approach to learning while making a tangible difference in their community.
Economies across Louisiana are fueled by agriculture.
On Nov. 4, the LSU College of Agriculture held the Agriculture Alumni Awards before the ninth annual Cocktails and Cuisine fundraiser.
The LSU College of Agriculture and the University of Arkansas' College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences initiated the Golden Boot Giving Challenge.
The Newtons — Carl and Patty — have sown the seeds of a bright future for LSU College of Agriculture students.
The growth of soybean plants consists of vegetative and reproductive stages.
Many of us have encountered a tree with a noticeably deformed root system.
Statice is a beautiful and ancient plant known for its vibrant blooms and enduring beauty.
Description, biology and distribution, ecological significance and management of bagrada bugs.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture