[Video](1/24/22) Heather Kirk-Ballard introduces you to some cool season plants that are not only edible, but also provide beautiful color and texture.
LSU AgCenter extension agents and landscape industry professionals host an inaugural landscape management class held in Lafayette on January 11..
[Video](1/17/22) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how setting gardening goals can help you improve your health
(01/14/22) The LSU AgCenter will hold its annual digital agriculture conference, entitled “Maximizing Profits Using Digital Tools,” Jan. 25.
(Video 01/14/22) The Louisiana sugarcane harvest season will be coming to an end soon. The last mill is expected to finish next week.
(01/14/22) Citrus holds year-round interest in the garden and landscape.
(01/13/22) The LSU AgCenter has scheduled a series of virtual forums through May to improve vaccination knowledge in medically underserved communities.
(01/11/22) The family of Durwood Joseph Newton has set up an LSU AgCenter professorship in sugarcane variety development in his name.
(01/11/22) Farmers gathered for a crops and cattle forum Jan. 6 to hear from LSU AgCenter experts about what they can expect in 2022.
(01/10/22) Andre Reis was born and raised in the big city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, but at 16, he decided he wanted to go to the countryside and study agriculture.
(01/07/22) Increasing the amount of time you spend gardening this year can help you achieve various New Year's resolutions.
(01/06/22) HAMMOND, La. — The LSU AgCenter will conduct a prescribed burning workshop with burner certification Feb. 2 to 4 in Hammond.
(01/04/22) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will welcome visitors Saturday, Jan. 22, for a day of family-friendly Arbor Day festivities.
(Video 12/27/21) High school students from central Louisiana are part of pilot LSU AgCenter agricultural education program designed to highlight career opportu
(Video 12/27/21) 2021 was another good year for much of Louisiana agriculture. Yields for many crops were average to above average, and prices were strong.
(12/23/21) A foundation planting is the placement of plants in beds that frame the home. Design yours carefully.
(12/21/21) Louisiana FFA members recently gathered at McNeese State University to compete in State Leadership Development Events.
(12/17/21) LSU and Southern University agricultural centers held a joint two-day workshop, Coming Together for Racial Understanding on Dec. 9 and 10.
(12/17/21) The LSU AgCenter will hold the Central Region Crops and Cattle Forum on Jan. 6, at the State Evacuation Shelter near the LSUA campus in Alexandria.
(12/17/21) One of the most important factors that influences a garden’s success is the weather.
[Video](12/20/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how the white ShiShi camelia is also a great selection.
[Video](12/27/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard compares several popular hollies and the advantages those trees bring to your landscape.
(Video 12/17/21) A new rice variety developed by the LSU AgCenter has a reduced glycemic score that is allowing people to put rice back on their plate.
(12/14/21) The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture recognized outstanding faculty and staff during an awards ceremony Dec. 14.
(12/10/21) A team of LSU AgCenter researchers have been awarded a grant to study the guava root-knot nematode, which damages sweet potatoes.
[Video](12/13/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard and horticulturist Dan Gill discuss how to care for your rose bushes as we move into winter.
[Video](12/6/21) Heather Kirk-Ballard got together with former host Dan Gill. The two horticulturists discuss the great opportunity for planting herbs this fall
(12/10/21) If you are looking to add a splash of bright color to shaded areas in the fall and early winter, ligularia is an excellent choice.
(12/07/21) Kevin Ringelman has received the H. Dale Hall Ducks Unlimited Endowed Professorship in Wetlands and Waterfowl Conservation.
(12/03/21) The ShiShi Gashira camellia is a top-performing shrub for Louisiana landscapes.
(Video 12/02/21)During Christmas, poinsettias are often a part of the holiday décor. Native to Mexico, they can live for 40 years and grow to 15 feet tall.
(Video 12/02/21) In an effort to get commercial growers and homeowners new information, the LSU AgCenter conducted a field tour of its research garden.
(12/01/21) CROWLEY, LA. - Members of the Louisiana 4-H Food and Fitness Board visited the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station.
(11/24/21) Eunice’s community garden, 3rd Day Gardens, will be one of the highlights of the Eunice Christmas Festival on Thursday, Dec. 2.
(11/24/21) With this last push of colorful blooms during fall, it’s time to stop and smell the roses.
(11/29/21) In the past 10 years, Raj Singh and his staff at the LSU AgCenter Plant Diagnostic Center have examined thousands of plant samples.
(11/23/21) The grocery tab for this year’s Thanksgiving dinner in Louisiana will be higher than in 2020, but it will still fall below the national average.
[Video](11/29/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard warns that if you want them to bloom for Christmas, you need get them in the ground now.
[Video](11/22/21) Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how you can bring dependable fall color to your patio or into your home — with crotons.
(11/19/21) The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is still accepting nominations for its 2022 induction ceremony.
(11/19/21) Crotons are brightly colored, broadleaf evergreen shrubs that are typically grown as houseplants.
(Video 11/18/21) The ratoon, or second, harvest of rice across south Louisiana is just about wrapped up.
(Video 11/18/21) After a near all-time record crop last year, Louisiana sugarcane growers can’t help but be a little bit disappointed with the 2021 crop.
(11/16/21) With the holiday season just around the corner, the LSU AgCenter Food Innovation Institute is now selling gift boxes.
(11/12/21) The LSU AgCenter has launched Healthy Living Literacy, a program that provides children with books about health, nutrition and gardening.
(11/15/21) Got an eye for photography? The LSU AgCenter wants your best shots of lawns, gardens, flowers, trees and vegetables.
(11/17/21) Burden Museum & Gardens has something for everyone this winter.
(11/12/21) Spring-flowering bulbs can be tricked, or “forced,” into blooming indoors.
(11/11/21) The LSU AgCenter offers tools for farmers to analyze and monitor farm accounting.
(11/11/21) A disease called crown rot has been detected in a commercial strawberry field in Louisiana.
(11/09/21) The LSU AgCenter will host its annual poinsettia show and sale Nov. 27 at the AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden in Baton Rouge.
(11/09/21) Louisiana Master Cattleman participants from six Acadiana parishes completed the 10-week Master Cattleman course.
(11/08/21) LSU AgCenter researcher Terrence R. Tiersch has been reappointed as chair of the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council.
[Video](11/8/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how you can grow cosmos in your landscape.
[Video](11/15/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how to select and care for your yaupon holly.
(11/05/21) Are you looking for a gorgeous flower that thrives on pure neglect? Try cosmos.
(11/04/21) While Hurricane Ida came ashore more than two months ago, its effect on the Louisiana citrus and vegetable industry will be measured in years.
(Video 11/4/21) While Hurricane Ida came ashore more than two months ago, its effect on the Louisiana citrus and vegetable industry will be measured in years.
(Video 11/4/21) The Louisiana Master Farmer Program is celebrating 20th anniversary. The program was designed to lessen the environmental footprint.
(11/03/21) Carole Broussard knew she had to limit her mother’s salt intake to manage the 93-year-old’s hypertension and heart issues.
(11/02/21) The St. Helena Farmers Market is hosting a pre-sale of holiday boxes containing a variety of local products.
(11/02/21) BATON ROUGE, La. — A community garden located in the heart of LSU’s main campus is growing diversity in diet, education and stress relief.
(11/02/21) ST. MARTINVILLE, La. — Dozens of beef cattle producers gathered to hear about the latest developments in the Louisiana beef industry.
(10/29/21) A $2 million grant was awarded to the LSU AgCenter, Texas A&M University and the University of South Alabama to study tick saliva.
(11/01/21) The process of rebuilding LSU AgCenter facilities destroyed by a tornado last year is set to begin soon.
(10/29/21) Any avid gardener or plant expert will agree that an investment in your soil is an investment in the health of your plants.
(10/27/21) The LSU AgCenter hosted a sugarcane field day at Dugas Farm, Inc. on Oct. 20 in Assumption Parish.
(10/26/21) A National Institutes of Food and Agriculture grant was recently awarded to a team of LSU AgCenter researchers for integrated pest management.
(10/25/21) The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is now accepting nominations for its annual induction ceremony.