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Walking & bicycling are critical modes of transportation that deserve more attention. They're resilient transportation modes healthy for mind, body, & planet.
Have horse flies been driving you nuts? Using repellants will give you some relief.
Figs are one of the most popular fruits grown in the South. They are a good source of dietary fiber, natural sugars, iron, calcium, and potassium.
The Draw-A-Dairy Billboard Contest is open to all 4-H members in grades 4 through 12 and allows them to demonstrate artistic skills.
Hang your next load of clean shirts, dresses or pants on hangers outside and let them dry in the warm spring sunshine and breeze. It will be good exercise.
Soy is a plant-based complete protein, containing all nine amino acids that does not come from an animal. Learn more about the health benefits of soy.
People who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases.
Nutrition lessons taught at the outdoor kitchen in New Orleans City Park's Botanical Gardens for Family Medicine Residents at East Jefferson General Hospital.
(04/30/20) Two LSU AgCenter experts offered advice for those looking to stretch their dollars amid the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic
Handwashing is the single most important means of preventing the spread of infection. Follow these five steps for handwashing.
The Emerald Achievement Award recognizes 4-H members 15 years and older who have conducted outstanding club and Junior Leadership work for at least three years.
The Golden Clover Award recognizing 4-H members 14 years old and younger who has conducted outstanding club work for at least two years.
It all starts with a project and ends with a record book! Complete your 4-H Record Book today to enter it into the Record Book Contest.
The Florida Parishes produce an abundance of spring wildflowers.
Have you noticed toothpick like growths sticking out of your tree?
A newsletter for horticulturists. Industrial hemp and pruning azaleas.
Banana shrubs have a lovely fragrance but tend to look shabby in the spring.
Celebrate national nutrition month to learn more about the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
Calling all inspired chefs! Participate in the Egg, Poultry & Seafood Cookery Contest on April 13, 2020.
Check out this months edition of the East Feliciana Clover Connection. Inside this newsletter you will find information about summer camp opportunities 4-H'ers.
Dining with Diabetes, Nutrition events, Lunch and Learn "Clean Eating" and more.
2020 Junior Leadership Conference, Contests, 4-H Camp Registration, 4-H Scholarships, Ag Career Day, Character Counts, and more.
Healthy Communities Bike Safety Partnership: Let's Ride in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Youth are learning biking skills to ride safely in their neighborhoods.
Cucuzza is a unique gourd to add to your vegetable garden. They are edible and are popular in Italian cooking.
Find out more information about Fitbit, MyFitnessPal and Strava.
These tips help to reduce the risk of food borne illnesses.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Planting for fall color, green onions, and buttonbush.
November through February is the best time to plant trees. Planting now will deliver spectacular fall color next year.
Finding plants that provide color in shady areas can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are some lovely options.
National Diabetes Awareness Month! Know the risks, healthy ways to eat, the Idaho diet, and Dining with Diabetes educational series.
Physical activity using the Smoothie blender bike teaches youth to stay active while eating healthy.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Fig problems, starting seeds, and ornamental peppers.
Health benefits of blueberries along with a tasty blueberry muffin recipe.
Information about the Feliciana Master Gardener class.
Zinnias thrive in hot weather. A late summer planting will provide color throughout the fall.
Health benefits of consuming catfish
Nutrition information that highlights Dairy and June is Dairy month with this video.
Learn about the health benefits of watermelon, including the essential vitamins and nutrients it contains. Bonus: Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe.
Spiny pigweed is one of the worst weeds home gardeners deal with.
As we enter into hurricane season, this news article lists helpful LSU AgCenter fact sheets and publications.
Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe to enjoy on a summer salad is explained in a simple video from the LSU AgCenter.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Cool spring delays plant growth, blossom end rot, and fertilizing lawns.
Black flies, or buffalo gnats, are a major nusiance in the Feliciana parishes in spring.
Community leaders attended a meeting to identify and address local health and nutrition concerns in Franklinton, LA.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with healthy tips and recommendations including food safety, videos and blog resources.
Choose MyPlate and make 1/2 your plates fruits & vegetables, choose whole grains, lean meats & beans & low fat dairy for healthy meals.
Washing our hands should be our first step every time we enter into the kitchen! Hand washing will fight against germs and foodborne illnesses.
Popcorn makes a great healthy snack!
Vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body.
10 Tips sheets were included in the food boxes at the local Community Center
A healthy weight management program that that educates you on tools to help you maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Deer can be a nuisance to gardeners in certain parts of Louisiana. Here are some practical tips to help you lessen deer damage in your landscape.