Northeast Research Station News

This page provides LSU AgCenter news articles on current events and research conducted on the Northeast Research Station and the surrounding areas.

Equipment donation aids AgCenter research

(04/30/21) ST. JOSEPH, La. — A piece of equipment recently donated to the LSU AgCenter will help advance crop research efforts, including projects on row rice, which has steadily gained interest among northeast Louisiana farmers in recent years.

Farm to school expands healthy eating at Tensas Academy

(08/09/21) ST. JOSEPH, La. — Nestled in the rich agricultural landscape of northeast Louisiana’s Delta region, Tensas Parish residents ironically find themselves in a food desert where 37% of the adult population is obese.

Thanks to a collaborative effort between Tensas Academy and the LSU AgCenter, new school nutrition guidelines and a focus on healthy eating will hopefully impact not only student meals and curriculum, but also community health outcomes related to nutrition.

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