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2022 4-H University Information
The Rapides Parish 4-H Cookery contest will be held on January 26, 2022.
October 2021 Rapides Parish Clover Clippings
The t-shirts are heather grey and feature the words “Get Up Show Up and never give up Rapides Parish 4-H”.
2021-2022 Rapides Parish 4-H Volunteer Enrollment Form
Rapides Parish 4-H Enrollment Form for 2021-2022
Its that time of year again, time for the annual 4-H sweet potato sale
Registration form for the 2021 Master Goat Producer Class
Rapides Parish 4-H Clover Clippings for September 2021
The cloverbud program fosters youth development and creates a positive learning environment.
Timely information about forestry and wildlife management for forest landowners.
One gardener has a couple of concerns regarding her blueberries; another asked for a name of a wildflower and another has questions about an Asian pest.
Order your 4-H face mask today and help do your part to protect yourself & those around you.
February 2021 Rapides Parish Clover Clippings.
Rapides Parish 4-H January 2021 Clover Clippings
This week’s version of RSFF has another Master Gardener story about MGs who just barely finished the MG classes before the COVID shutdown.
A horticultural article examining blackberry leafspot, hydrangea wilt, a shrub with fall flowers, and some oak leaf galls.
This article looks at rehabilitating camellias, a blooming confederate rose, and a flowering maple has yellowing leaves.
Article has information to help homeowner recover the loss of landscape trees. Also, there is ID of a fungus, a tree, and a vine.
This article looks at helping lawns recover after storm debris is removed. The last paragraph looks at what criteria is needed to become a champion tree.
Instant Pot Mongolian Beef Recipe.
Post Roast Recipe.
This recipe features lean protein, veggies, dairy and carbohydrates to fuel your family through the busy back to schedules.
Garlic, cumin, and lemon juice give a zesty flavor to this cold, blended vegetable soup.
Are you a property owner or forest landowner that is considering planting a tree or perhaps many trees on your property?
National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM), created by HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH), is an outreach campaign designed to help people.
Diane Tracy serves as the Region 6 Community Health Educator with AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana.
A celebration of lead-safe and healthy neighborhoods was held at Gentilly Stallings Playground in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 7.
Find the ingredients and directions on this page.
Avocados provide nearly 20 essential nutrients, including fiber, potassium, Vitamin E, B-vitamins and folic acid.
Here’s all you need to know to bag some bread. Get moving!
Read through your list of ingredients and the instructions first.
Farmers market fun and soup recipe.
Try this tasty recipe over some nutty-tasting brown rice.
Quick and Easy recipe that was prepared at the 2019 4-H KidChef Camp this summer.
Crawfish Fettuccini is a Louisiana favorite. Click here to get recipe.
According to chefs and dietitians across the country, mushrooms are an “it” food for 2019. Learn more.
An old "throwback recipe" that I have revamped since the last the last time it was done in 2008.
Fresh Gulf Shrimp is in season and better than ever in this refreshing pasta salad. Click here to get recipe.
Beef can easily be incorporated into a healthy diet. Click here to view recipe.
This dish was recently prepared at fun cooking demonstration at the Alexandria Farmer's Market in Alexandria, Louisiana.
Click here to view 2019 Lunch and Learn Spring Schedule.
The LSU AgCenter Rapides Parish Extension Nutrition Team kicked off the 2019 Spring Lunch and Learn Series on Wednesday, January 16.
Quincy Vidrine demonstrates how to makegumbo in an electric pressure cooker.
Sweet Potato and Turkey Sausage Appetizer Squares with lemon garlic mayo just in time for Thanksgiving.
Try this sweet potato recipe for your upcoming holiday meal.
It’s tailgating time! All over the south and especially here in Louisiana. Click here for this great dip recipe and tips on food safety.
Butternut squash is a winter squash that is high in vitamin A.
Click the link to get the recipe.
Looking for a good tomato recipe? Here is a tasty creole tomato vinaigrette with a little kick of spice...
This recipe was prepared using locally grown fresh sugar snap peas.
This Louisiana Seafood Lassagna was featured on Jambalaya News Channel 5 in March 2018.
With St. Patrick’s day and the Lenten season upon us, why not GO GREEN when it comes to gumbo? Read more.
This article contains a list of the Pesticide meetings scheduled for 2018.
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili featured on Jambalaya News Channel 5 for October 2017.
This Maple & Balsamic Pork Tenderloin with avocado oil marinade was featured on Jambalaya News Channel 5. (September 2017)
Participants learn how to use the new electric pressure cooker.
These classes will focus on the basics of using the new electric pressure cookers.
If you want to make this well-known New Orleans Jazz Festival Crawfish dish, right now is a great time to stock up on peeled tail meat.
Asparagus is plentiful right now so you will most likely find it at your local farmers market and grocers. Read more.
The article tells how to cook Louisiana Red Beans and rice safely in an electric pressure cooker.
The new year is upon us and if one of your goals for 2017 is to shed a few pounds and improve your health – rethink your breakfast. Click here to learn more.
Shrimp Stuffed Twice Baked Potatoes featured on Jambalaya, News Channel 5 for February 2015.
Recipe for Louisiana Sweet Potato & Spinach Bisque featured on Jambalaya - January 2015
Recipe for Black-Eyed Pea and Collard Green Soup featured on Jambalaya - January 2015
Quincy Cheek will show viewers how to make a healthier version of their recipes on KALB News Channel 5.
Recipe featured on Jambalaya for Honey-Pecan Chicken Thighs for May 2014