(04/30/20) As most end-of-year school celebrations have been interrupted, LSU AgCenter 4-H professionals have found a virtual way to recognize senior 4-H’ers.
(04/30/20) Two LSU AgCenter experts offered advice for those looking to stretch their dollars amid the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic
(04/28/20) Cleanup is underway at the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center, which was hit by a devastating tornado on April 22.
(04/27/20) LSU AgCenter 4-H agents are recreating 4-H Club experiences virtually to offer traditional and not-so-traditional programs.
(04/27/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — This is the time of year when you can expect to begin seeing swarms of Formosan subterranean termites.
(04/24/20) People who are searching for farm-fresh foods and ways to support the Louisiana economy can turn to a new online tool to find sellers that are open.
(04/24/20) The LSU AgCenter has drafted a request for federal aid for poultry producers — but the request has been turned down.
(04/22/20) The LSU AgCenter Youth Wetlands Program has launched several education initiatives got at-home students.
(04/20/20) Results from a survey of crawfish producers show that decreased demand for their product is resulting in lost income and a shortened season.
(04/20/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — Cool, damp conditions are affecting some seedlings that are trying to develop a stand.
(04/20/20) Blueberries in Louisiana don’t typically ripen until about a month or so from now.
(04/17/20) An influx of gnats is making it increasingly more difficult to enjoy this spring weather.
(04/17/20) Tenants of the AgCenter Food Incubator are still churning out products but are taking extra safety measures in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
(04/16/20) For many people, the coronavirus has turned a trip to the grocery store into a planned event that may happen only once a week or even less often.
(04/16/20) There’s still time to get warm-season vegetables into the ground, but it’s important to plant the right crops for the right season.
(04/15/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU AgCenter volunteers and 4-H members from around the state are doing their part to keep healthcare workers safe.
(04/14/20) Cotton farmers should look to soil temperature rather than the calendar for optimal planting time according to an LSU AgCenter expert.
(04/14/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — The LSU AgCenter is using the MarketMaker website to connect producers and consumers to fresh seafood, produce and other items.
(04/13/20) As the coronavirus spreads around the globe, scientists are learning more about who is most vulnerable to this new respiratory illness.
(4/10/20)When frequent trips to the grocery store are not ideal, shoppers might want to focus on produce that lasts the longest, and the LSU AgCenter can help.
(04/09/20) Fisherman Lance Nacio, of Montegut, Louisiana, is trying to keep his struggling seafood business going, one sale at a time.
(04/09/20) Organizers of the calendar have extended the deadline for photograph submissions to May 15. The original deadline for entries was April 17.
(04/09/20) LSU AgCenter Healthy Communities will launch its first Healthy Communities Challenge to encourage staying active and healthy when social distancing.
(04/08/20) Opting for takeout meals and food delivery can still be a healthy and convenient; however, following safe food handling guidelines remains important.
(04/09/20) Farmers, ranchers, consultants and others can reach AgCenter experts to ask questions or receive important information using an app called Remind.
(04/08/20) Farmers may be able to get help covering business costs through the recently approved coronavirus aid program, but they need to act quickly.
(04/08/20) Biosecurity strategies and management practices are key to warding off threats and maintaining a safe animal food supply.
(04/08/20) Hobby growers have a new edible option for their ornamental gardens by way of a Louisiana favorite: the sweet potato.
(04/08/20) Farmers across the state are busy planting this year’s soybean crop despite the challenges of COVID-19.
(04/06/20) The LSU AgCenter annual wheat and oat field day traditionally held at the Macon Ridge Research Station will follow a virtual presentation format.
(04/06/20) Food animal veterinarians are vital for the health and well-being of our nation’s food supply.
(04/03/20) The AgCenter and Louisiana Farm Bureau are conducting a survey to determine the economic damage to Louisiana crawfish producers caused by COVID-19.
(04/02/20) An invasive species of snails has wiped out a 50-acre field of rice, the first time the pest has been known to do that in Louisiana.
(04/02/20) Louisiana 4-H has adapted its methods of service to fit into 4-H members’ current schoolhouses: their homes.
(04/02/20) NEW ORLEANS — With many people spending more time in their homes, it’s important to make sure to keep indoor air quality at a high level.
(04/01/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — Having to work from home comes with challenges. But farmers are still busy in their workplace: fields, pastures and ponds.
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