Here is a blog about a different beehive design, the Slovenian beehive. This style of hive entails less lifting of bee equipment.
This version of RSFF is about harmless bark cattle, orange dog caterpillars, canna leafrollers, red bay ambrosia beetles and grape flea beetles.
A beekeeper asked about avoiding air bubbles in honey and a another local beekeeper shared his thoughts on preventing this complaint in bottled honey.
More insects in this version of RSS included peach scales, Asian ambrosia beetles and a safe pesticide for honeybees. One gardener complained about blueberries.
Members of the Healthy Communities Coalition met in Solitude to discuss the parklette projects and decide what projects they want to work on next.
Healthy Young People Empowerment is an opportunity for teens to make a difference in their communities while learning about healthy lifestyles.
Football players from West Feliciana Parish High School work to prepare two school gardens in preparation for some summer planting.
Homeowners/gardeners asked about insects including a two-lined spittlebug, millipedes and leaf cutting ants. Another gardener shared an image of a possibly edib
Monthly newsletter with upcoming events in Avoyelles Parish 4-H.
Insect situation; corn nitrogen loss, wind damage, and disease; drones; soybean nitrogen fixation; estimate herbicide cost; wet fields and weeds.
4-H Summer Day Camp, 4-H University, Achievement Day, Horse Shows, and Outstanding 4-H'er.
February 4-H Cloverchat for Pointe Coupee Parish monthly newsletter
January Clover Chat
4-H Pumpkin Growing Spotlight, Beef Poster Contest, Christmas Gift Workshop, Graduating Seniors, Junior Leaders, and Seed of the Month.
Enjoy the October 2020 monthly newsletter for Pointe Coupee 4-H.
Monthly newsletter for Pointe Coupee 4-H members.
In the past week, I have looked at a few central Louisiana cotton fields that appeared to have severe thrips injury, yet no adult or immature thrips were prese
Many producers are having to replant corn due to poor stands. There are three main ways to remove a failed corn stand.
Healthy Beginnings for Your Baby is a 6 part series of classes provided for pregnant women or parents of infants.
The St. James 4-H Pet Show is April 10th from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at the Lutcher Park Pavilion. Rules and forms to enter are listed here.
Diagnosis of plant leaves turning yellow
We have updates from several of our research and outreach initiatives focused on sweetpotato production and pest management at the LSU AgCenter.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture