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In This Issue: Caesalpina Pulcherrima, Successional Planting with Cool Weather Crops, Tropical Sod Webworms, Ragweed parthenium, Entomopathhogenic nematodes.
What is lactose intolerance, the problem it poses, milk options to choose for dietary adequacy.
Instructions on how to tackle stress using SMART Goals.
School is out and there are so many wonderful things to do. So, let’s make it fun.
Is it hard for kids to remain healthy during a time of social distancing?
A light was shown on the poverty, and lack of concern for the poor.
When you do not have enough money to cover your family’s basic living expenses and pay all your creditors, you face some difficult financial decisions.
Facts and recommended methods during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic to keep children from contracting the disease.
Parenting during these “new normal” times can have challenges and obstacles that will surely encounter missteps during your routine parenting practice.
Walking & bicycling are critical modes of transportation that deserve more attention. They're resilient transportation modes healthy for mind, body, & planet.
Grains are one of USDA’s Myplate food groups. According to the American Dietary Guidelines for Americans, we should make ½ our grains whole grains.
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.
ACE is an acronym for Adverse Childhood Experiences.
LSU AgCenter Area Nutrition Agent and registered dietitian Bertina Mcghee demonstrates how to make easy ratatouille.
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.
EFNEP Report for youth and adult program outreach
Our COVID-19 Victory Garden Issue with articles on growing fruit and vegetables in containers and raised beds. Plus more on finding fresh produce garden centers
Highlight March as National Nutrition Month to encourage consumers to make small change to eating habits "bite by bite".
Build a Healthy Meal Video - Farmer's Market Meals - One-skillet Chicken with Green Beans and Tomatoes
Articles on Crane Flies, Fight the Bite, Microbial Biopesticides, Super Plants, planting guide, lawn care tips.
Celebrate national nutrition month to learn more about the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
Healthy Communities Bike Safety Partnership: Let's Ride in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Youth are learning biking skills to ride safely in their neighborhoods.
Articles on Rabbiteye blueberries, insecticidal soap, citrus leafminers, balled-and-burlapped tree and shrub care.
Find out more information about Fitbit, MyFitnessPal and Strava.
These tips help to reduce the risk of food borne illnesses.
Articles on seed saving, mealy bugs, neem, Louisiana super plant sorbet violas, planting guide, local farmers markets, garden checklist, upcoming events.
Articles on healthful benefits of plants, horticulture oil, citrus rust mites, redbor kale, tips on gardening and lawn maintenance.
National Diabetes Awareness Month! Know the risks, healthy ways to eat, the Idaho diet, and Dining with Diabetes educational series.
Healthy Halloween Tips from the LSU AgCenter.
During the summer 2019, thirteen campers between the ages of 9 – 12 years old arrived at the NORD Gernon Brown Recreation Center in New Orleans.
Physical activity using the Smoothie blender bike teaches youth to stay active while eating healthy.
Traditional meal times have changed to eating snacks or smaller meals throughout the day. Learn how to schedule healthy meals and snacks throughout the day.
Health benefits of blueberries along with a tasty blueberry muffin recipe.
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.
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.
Contains articles on Pruning Tomatoes, Geaux Grow Natives Project, Common Compost Problems and Solution, Azalea Lacebugs, and 4-H On the Move.
Community leaders attended a meeting to identify and address local health and nutrition concerns in Franklinton, LA.
Current research and other data indicate breastfeeding offers benefits to both infants and parents.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with healthy tips and recommendations including food safety, videos and blog resources.
Articles on Sunflowers, Dr. Heather Kirk-Ballard, Louisiana Irises, Buckmoths, plus planting guide, garden and lawn tips.
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
Articles on Edible flowers, tips for shopping farmer's markets, and monarch migration
A healthy weight management program that that educates you on tools to help you maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Articles on Camellias, Evergreen Trees & Shrubs, Home Citrus Production, and Benefits of Compost.
Learn tips on how to start and continue healthy lifestyle goals.
Learn how water helps your body and tips on how to incorporate water throughout the day.
Includes articles on Master Gardeners 20 year anniversary in NOLA, an argument for leaving leaves in place, building a rooting chamber, and indicator weeds in
This recipe is very nutritious and delicious and helps with prevention of diseases.
Aquatic Milkweed, Termites and other Wood Destroying Insects, Orange Dog Caterpillars, Pink Muhly Grass,Termites in Trees and Gardens, and Glyphosate research.
This classic chickpea dip is easy to make and a versatile dish.
Get your kids to eat eggplant by trying this Eggplant Parmesan Sticks recipe.
Meals can taste great without the added sugars, salts, fats, and calories.