The Seafood Quality Laboratory at the LSU AgCenter supports the local industry conducting research activities.
The Aquatic Germplasm and Genetic Resources Center (AGGRC) is devoted to assisting the development of germplasm .
Play Streets are popup play events that provide safe places for families to get moving. StoryWalks are outdoor reading experiences.
The LSU AgCenter and Mendel University in the Czech Republic have partnered to create a good symposium.
Through the AgCenter’s Cooperative Extension Healthy Communities initiative, community-driven approaches help communities thrive.
Although many Louisianians appreciate the end products and services of nurseries, the challenges of the industry to keep up with increasing demand are hidden.
Extending the duration of fresh satsuma fruit availability by proper post-harvest care and packaging is important in order to maximize the marketing period.
News from the LSU AgCenter.
News from the LSU College of Agriculture for spring 2022.
The planting date research indicates the early soybean production system is the optimal planting practice for the central Louisiana region.
Among the many issues emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic was the distribution of food to the population suffering economic hardships.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates prices for food for at-home consumption are expected to increase between 3% and 4%.
This study shows that corn, a high-yielding row crop, requires an adequate supply of primary nutrients like phosphorus throughout the rooting zone.
The development of improved rice varieties has been a primary goal of the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station over the past 100 years.
The St. Helena Farmers Market gives families healthful alternatives as well as community pride in one of Louisiana’s numerous food deserts.
After 25 years, Linda Benedict has retired as editor of Louisiana Agriculture magazine.
Break Up with Salt program; Low-glycemic rice helps diabetics; $5 million grant for sweet potatoes; Annual awards presented to outstanding faculty, staff
LSU AgCenter researchers are studying how environmental factors, such as humidity, moisture and food availability, affect termite survival.
LSU AgCenter researchers are studying the digestive process in Formosan subterranean termites to determine a new way to control this invasive species.
Among the most important invasive plant diseases threatening Louisiana specialty crops are boxwood dieback, citrus canker and palm phytoplasmas.
Soybean rust continues to be a threat to soybean production in Louisiana since its discovery in this country in 2004 and must be managed.
The redbanded stink bug is the primary insect threat to Louisiana soybeans. Others are the kudzu bug and the brown marmorated stink bug.
Researchers are developing the best ways to make use of the salvinia weevil’s ability to destroy the giant salvinia plant clogging Louisiana waterways.
College honors alumni; Outstanding faculty awards 2021; Ringelman awarded Ducks Unlimited endowed professorship; Four students selected for program
Weeds are the largest economic threat to agriculture as a whole, whether in row crops, aquatics, rangelands or pastures.
LSU AgCenter scientists are trying to prevent the spread of crapemyrtle bark scale before it devastates the beloved crapemyrtle tree.
LSU AgCenter scientists are studying ways to control the spread of the roseau cane scale that is killing off the roseau cane plants guarding the coast.
LSU AgCenter scientists are trying to prevent the spread of a couple of disease threats to cotton.
The LSU AgCenter is part of a national effort to prevent the spread of diseases caused by nematodes and fungi that affect sweet potatoes
A lethal pig bait designed by LSU AgCenter researchers and LSU chemists could be one answer to the proliferation of feral pigs in Louisiana
The invasive Mexican rice borer has become increasingly problematic in Louisiana in recent years and threatens both rice and sugarcane,.
LSU AgCenter and LSU School of Veterinary Medicine researchers are trying to determine crawfish susceptibility to white spot syndrome.
Within the past decade, the apple snail has established itself in Louisiana but has only recently begun infesting rice farms in the southwestern region.
The 2021 crop growing season presented many challenges for Louisiana producers, but none as remarkable as the fall armyworm.
Plants and animals coming into Louisiana from other states or countries are regulated to help deter the spread of invasive species.
Emerging fungal diseases of crops represent a major global biosecurity threat, and LSU AgCenter scientists are working to prevent these diseases in Louisiana.
Assistant professor Tristan Watson's research focuses on nematodes, microscopic roundworms, that can be detrimental to crops.
LSU AgCenter scientists conduct research to identify effective means of controlling or limiting the damage from invasive species in Louisiana agriculture.