(03/31/20) The LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant are working to help the seafood industry that is struggling with a financial challenge from COVID-19.
(03/30/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — There seems to be a competition on right now: Who will have the prettiest yard once the coronavirus pandemic is over?
(03/27/20) Many people in Louisiana have their own citrus tree. Whether it is a lemon, orange or the popular satsuma, people grow them to enjoy the fresh fruit
(03/26/20) People have raised concerns about increased risks associated with handling food products from grocery stores, farmers markets and restaurants.
(03/26/20) As people spend more time at home, it is now more important than ever to maintain or create a healthy home food environment.
(Video 03/26/20) Louisiana’s rice farmers took advantage of good weather in March to plant much of the state’s rice crop.
Louisiana’s crawfish industry is struggling because demand has plummeted at a time when supply is peaking.
(03/25/20) Two LSU AgCenter specialists have made a series of six informational signs that managers can print and display in their stores.
(03/25/20) Rice planting is nearing completion in southwest Louisiana, where most of the state’s rice is grown and has begun in northeast Louisiana.
(03/25/20) Cattle producers are facing significant price declines because of the coronavirus pandemic.
(03/25/20) Sandra May, AgCenter registered dietitian, said many people may be concerned about making trips to the grocery store and finding empty shelves.
(03/25/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — Hunters are well aware of the benefits of planting food plots to attract deer, turkey and other wildlife.
(03/24/20) Getting outdoors is one way to alleviate stress and stay active. But, it’s important to keep safety in mind while exercising and playing outside.
(03/23/20) Planting is underway or about to start for most crops, and farmers are watching the markets closely as the world economy reels from coronavirus.
(03/23/20) Some people are concerned that pets can catch or spread the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, but research has shown no evidence.
(03/20/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — Burden Museum & Gardens will be closed to the public until further notice as a result of the novel coronavirus.
(03/20/20) Challenges faced by timber landowners, loggers and other forestry industry groups were the focus of forums held across the state during winter.
(03/20/20) Looking for some excitement during this time at home? Discovering what’s around us is a good way to spend free time while getting out of the house.
(03/19/20) As Louisiana residents avoid the spread of coronavirus, LSU AgCenter food safety specialists have developed guidelines for stores and restaurants.
(03/18/20) With a glut of crawfish on the market, prices are dropping, and consumers might be interested in boiling and freezing crawfish at home.
(03/18/20) As the nation’s economy has ground to an abrupt halt, crawfish producers are dealing with fallout.
(03/17/20) Many schools and workplaces have closed up shop amid the coronavirus pandemic, but Louisiana farmers are continuing their work.
(Video 03/17/20) The Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit allowed those involved in the industry to learn new developments in technology and fisheries research.
(03/10/20) Local flavors of Louisiana will be featured at the seventh annual Gourmet in the Garden at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden on April 23.
(03/16/20) With Louisiana schools shuttered for the next few weeks in an effort to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, many children may be home alone.
(03/16/20) Medical personnel heard the basics of healthful eating and managing weight during a recent lunch-hour presentation at Opelousas General Hospital.
(03/16/20) The LSU AgCenter has named FlameThrower coleus as a Louisiana Super Plant for spring 2020.
(03/13/20) KENNER, La. — The biennial Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit featured the latest technology and information for the commercial fishing industry.
(03/09/20) Hundreds of young people will have the chance to learn about Louisiana agriculture when the LSU AgCenter holds AgMagic April 20-26 in Baton Rouge.
(03/12/20) LSU AgCenter rice researcher Ida Wenefrida was honored as one of the Top 20 Global Woman of Excellence for 2020 at a ceremony in Chicago on March 8.
(03/12/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — An anonymous donor has provided funding to the LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station in St. Gabriel to upgrade the sucrose lab.
(03/10/20) The coronavirus has affected all commodities, and cattle prices are not immune from the effects, according to an LSU AgCenter economist.
(03/10/20) The LSU AgCenter recognized 44 graduates from the Louisiana Master Cattleman program during a field day on March 7.
(03/10/20) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden join more than 500 gardens nationwide in celebrating National Public Gardens Week May 11-16.
(03/09/20) Anyone interested in farming can learn about the various required certifications at a practical farming workshop on April 9 at Inglewood Farms.
(03/06/20) During the past year, the LSU AgCenter has been working to develop a plan for placing 872 acres of property in St. Gabriel into a mitigation bank.
(03/06/20) LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Don Groth received the Distinguished Service Award from the Rice Technical Working Group on Feb. 26.
(03/03/20) The 17th LSU AgCenter Agricultural Leadership Development Program class began in February in Baton Rouge. The program was established in 1988.
(Video 03/03/20) A student in the LSU AgCenter’s Department of Food Science and Nutrition is working on a process to make seafood safer and fresher.
(video 03/02/20) The LSU AgCenter has completed the installation of a statewide weather reporting system and will be archiving the data.