(09/29/20) Homes can and do withstand strong hurricanes if they are designed and reinforced for the wind hazard speed of the area.
(09/29/20) The LSU AgCenter’s Louisiana Farm to School Program has launched Seeds to Success, a project offering free educational resources.
(09/25/20) DERIDDER, La. — Although Hurricane Laura damage estimates continue to mount, some beekeepers in southwest Louisiana are feeling lucky.
(09/24/20) Some students have struggled to find projects to be involved with during the COVID-19 pandemic, that is not the case for some New Orleans 4-Hers.
(09/23/20) After a temporary closure during the pandemic, the LaHouse Resource Center is now open by appointment.
(09/21/20) Burden Museum & Gardens in Baton Rouge is a great place to spend some time outdoors during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
(09/21/20) Avoyelles Parish 4-H Club members and volunteers worked to help people affected by Hurricane Laura.
(09/21/20) Nick Villaume’s Boombox Popsicles and Ice Cream is now temporarily working out of the AgCenter creamery on the LSU campus.
(09/17/20) The LSU AgCenter Sweet Potato Research Station has put its 2020 field day video presentations online.
(09/16/20) The St. Helena Farmers Market has officially moved to a new location.
(09/16/20) The LSU AgCenter Northeast Region will post a virtual field day video series on Sept. 17 to provide the latest information on beef cattle and forage.
(09/15/20) Hurricane Laura caused $525.4 million in damage to Louisiana farmers and $1.1 billion to the Louisiana timber industry.
(09/14/20) Livestock owners affected by Hurricane Laura can request help with rebuilding by applying for assistance through the LSU AgCenter.
The Louisiana soybean harvest is in full swing statewide. Early reports indicate decent yields, and the crop was not heavily damaged by Hurricane Laura.
But 4-H agents in Louisiana are working hard to make sure it is a worthwhile experience. LSU AgCenter correspondent Craig Gautreaux has this report.
(09/14/20) Louisiana 4-H members and LSU AgCenter agents have been offering hope, help and supplies to communities recovering from Hurricane Laura.
(09/11/20) In the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, the cleanup is in high gear, but working smart is the name of this game.
(09/09/20) The LSU AgCenter will present the Corn Maze at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden in Baton Rouge on Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31.
(09/09/20) HAMMOND, La. — Two LSU AgCenter researchers have been awarded U.S. Department of Agriculture grants to look at ways to improve specialty crops.
(09/09/20) Hordes of mosquitoes pushed out of the marsh by Hurricane Laura continue to menace livestock.
(09/04/20) Take control of your future with these healthy home improvements to make your home an even better place to breathe, live, thrive and enjoy than ever.
(09/04/20) Take control of your future by making your home more resilient for the next hurricane and more comfortable while saving money on utility bills.
(09/04/20) Take control of your future by making your home more resilient for the next hurricane or flood with these flood-hardy restoration improvements.
(09/04/20) Take control of your future by making your home more resilient for the next hurricane with these wind-hardy restoration improvements.
(09/04/20) A little more than week after Hurricane Laura, large-scale assessments of timber damage are just beginning.
(09/04/20) Louisiana nurseries are facing several challenges following Hurricane Laura, including damaged structures, lost time and power outages.
(09/01/20) Most Louisiana soybean fields are in decent shape following Hurricane Laura, but there are pockets of serious damage.
(09/04/20) This year we celebrate by adding two true native woody plants: American beautyberry and our state tree, bald cypress.
(09/03/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — One week after Hurricane Laura came ashore, Louisiana’s sugarcane crop is still showing some signs of the storm.
(09/02/20) CAMERON, La. — Location determines the extent of damage for those in the fisheries industry have sustained from Hurricane Laura.
(09/02/20) The LSU AgCenter is providing resources to help teachers enhance their instruction in science and life skills.
(09/02/20) The LSU AgCenter is seeking input from Assumption Parish residents through an online survey to identify and address health needs in the community.
(09/02/20) LAKE CHARLES, La. — Cattle producers in southwest Louisiana parishes are struggling to overcome the obstacles created by Hurricane Laura.
(08/31/20) The fifth annual Louisiana Farm to School Conference will be held entirely online, free of cost.
(Video 09/01/20) Hurricane Laura is expected to causes issues for planting and harvesting sugarcane in Louisiana, but the damage is not as extensive as feared.
(Video 09/01/20) Some Louisiana sugarcane farmers have wrapped up their planting, others are halfway through, and some are just beginning.
(09/01/20) Rice farmers without electricity across southwest Louisiana are struggling to save their rice crop in storage.