(07/28/20) Presentations for the virtual northeast Louisiana row rice field day were released July 27, providing farmers with the latest AgCenter information.
(07/31/20) Thanks to plants and the sun, we as humans can eat, breathe and live. Ultimately, our survival depends on them.
[Video](8/3/20) Heather Kirk-Ballard explains on this edition of Get It Growing, it’s a good time to plan your fall landscape
[Video] (8/10/20) Here are some steps she recommends to minimize impacts of fig leaf rust.
(07/30/20) In the fight against viruses that have devastated honeybee colonies in recent years, an LSU AgCenter researcher is eyeing a potential solution.
(07/27/20) The LSU AgCenter Healthy Communities research team is conducting a community survey to learn about nutrition and physical activity in rural areas.
(07/24/20) HAMMOND, La. — The current pandemic is causing the LSU AgCenter to develop new ways to get horticulture information to those who need it.
(07/24/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s first industrial hemp crop is getting hammered by a fungal disease called southern blight.
(07/24/20) Summertime is the best time to just sit back and enjoy your garden. And while you’re at it, you can start thinking about fall gardening.
(07/22/20) NEW ORLEANS — Winning any award is big news. But winning an award for “doing good” is considered one of the ultimate forms of development.
(07/22/20) Louisiana sugarcane growers received an exemption to use an insecticide to combat severe aphid infestations.
(07/20/20) The first virtual LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center field tour included 17 presentations loaded with information.
[Video](7/27/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard points out some nutrient sources you can serve your plants.
[Video] (7/20/20) Recently, the days have been scorchers — both for us and our plants. July is smart irrigation month.
(07/16/20) It can be hard to find a Southerner who doesn’t like a mouth-watering, sweet, juicy watermelon.
(07/16/20) ST. GABRIEL, La. — The current pandemic is causing many changes in the way the LSU AgCenter conducts business.
(07/17/20) Does your lantana have yellowed leaves or brown spots? Is it pale and sickly looking with no flowers? The likely culprit is lace bugs.
(07/16/20) The LSU AgCenter is using technology to transform the way it offers nutrition classes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
(07/10/20) As a homeowner, you can make water-wise landscaping decisions.
(07/09/20) In lieu of its traditional summer field day, the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station will be avirtual horticulture event online starting July 24.
(07/09/20) The St. Helena Farmers Market has announced it will match SNAP spending on fresh fruits and vegetables.
(07/08/20) Many insects, such as ants, bees, wasps and termites, live in cooperative groups with one or a few reproductives and many workers.
[Video](7/13/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains there are some ways you can stop these destructive insects.
[Video](7/6/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains some of the simple materials you’ll need to get your pumpkins growing.
(Video 07/05/20) Heirloom tomatoes may be making a comeback. Interest from consumers and New Orleans chefs have growers experimenting with these varieties.
(07/02/20) BATON ROUGE, La.—The LSU AgCenter, in collaboration with the Acadiana Food Alliance, Market Umbrella and Sprout-Nola, will kick off a free training.
(07/03/20) July can be a tough month in Louisiana due to heat, high humidity, and increased disease and insect pressure.
(07/01/20) Food4All, a new resource from the LSU AgCenter, could help ease the burden on Louisiana growers and producers by providing an online sales platform.
(07/01/20) When New Orleans restauranteur Dickie Brennan was ready to find tomato varieties for his restaurants, he called on the LSU AgCenter.
(07/01/20) Scientists at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station detailed their work in an online field day presentation on July 1.