We have updates from several of our research and outreach initiatives focused on sweetpotato production and pest management at the LSU AgCenter.
The field day will be available September 27, 2021
In this Issue:FCS Spotlight,Healthy Recipe Box,
Upcoming Events, Local Food Finds, Healthy Recipe Box, Connecting Communities, and more.
Become a certified Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) Verifier qualified to perform the diagnostic testing required for new homes.
Virtual gardening course at no charge, identification of a tree frog, treating white grubs and a caterpillar attacking a cucumber.
In this Edition: Welcome Back To School, Name the Newsletter, Recycled Art Contest, Shooting Sports Orientation, Pumpkin Decorating Contest, and more
Beehive Buzz describes the basic information needed for labeling a jar of honey.
The Honey Narrative summarizes apiary production in 2021 and is part of the 2020 LA Ag Summary.
Damaging caterpillars, the tomato hornworm, fall webworm, will firewood infected with a fungus spread to live trees and toxicity of American beautyberry.
There are two ways to enroll.
Fundraiser for St. James 4-H. Variety: Camino Real & Camarosa.
Avoyelles Parish Livestock and Shooting Sports.
A forester saw an unusual insect on one of his landscape trees. So far, there is no conclusive ID so feel free to help find out what this mysterious green bee
LSU AgCenter Ouachita parish Pineapple Lush Trifle recipe.
LSU AgCenter Ouachita parish Blueberry Peach Crisp recipe.
Recipe for a quick, healthy meal.
A couple of insect infestations. One homeowner wants to eliminate ground moss from her landscape. Phosphorus deficiency in tomato plants
Application for testing and locations to the Regional testing locations.
The legislature finds that the exposure of school children to pesticides poses known and, as of yet, unknown risks to their health and well-being.
Through 4-H, your child will explore leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and community service.
The surge of the COVID-19 Delta variant makes indoor air quality more important than ever. The brochure offers info, not specific to COVID but still relevant.
Area Nutrition Agent, Layne Langley, teaches nutrition programs to youth participating in the West Feliciana Parks & Rec Summer Camp this summer.
This version of RSFF looks at the trees of various homeowners including pine trees, crape myrtles, a Chines parasol tree and a palm tree.
Youth in St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, learn how to choose healthy snacks and beverages during this nutrition workshop.
Quarterly publications from the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station with current activities and research updates for 2021.
Northeast Louisiana Beef and Forage Field Day will be held on September 16, 2021 at the Goldmine Plantation in South Richland Parish. Registration is at 8:30 a.
Overview of the 2021 Hammond Research Station Field Day.
It may seem crazy to be thinking about winter feeding needs in the middle of July but now is the time to begin preparing for it.
Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) and 4-H Youth and Family Development.
Research at the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station is conducted by scientists with the LSU AgCenter’s Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station.
Shopping at a farmers market means that you will be selecting produce that is in season.
In this weeks RSFF, Louisiana homeowners asked about crawley critters like spiders, armyworms and walnut caterpillars.
High School football players guide students in planting cucumber and squash plants and pumpkin seeds.
It is critical to strive for high levels of irrigation efficiency to continue to have sustainable and profitable water resource applications.
This week’s RSFF looks at wasp treatments, flower seeds, a wounded tree and identification of an introduced wildflower.
EFNEP annual report; EFNEP making a difference in Orleans, food safety, physical activity, limited resource families, health disparities, healthy and more.
2021 Achievement Day Contest results for High school, 7th & 8th grade, 5th & 6th grade, 4th-grade 3rd grade.
The LSU AgCenter Food Incubator is a business incubator that specializes in developing emerging food ventures and providing technical services.
The Mediterranean Diet is characterized by foods rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants, and unsaturated fats.
In this webinar, the presenter, Dr. Kosma will outline a practical approach in physical activity and public health.
Nearly everyone engaged in farming has experienced significant distress during recent years from uncertain markets.
Informed labor decisions are essential for the operation of the farm business.
The 2020 Sugarcane Research Annual Progress Report is broken down into smaller sections for your review.
Gardeners asked questions about plant disease and plant toxicity.
During the 2020 year, EFNEP enrolled participants throughout Caddo Parish.
An anonymous Facebook writer disparages honeybees and the Beehive Buzz defends the European honeybee.
This RSFF discusses cicadas, wildflower seeds and millipedes.
Layne Langley, Area Nutrition Agent provides an overview of a two-part nutrition series she conducted titled "Setting the Table for Healthy Eating".
There are hundreds or more plants available to us that will attract hummingbirds.
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.
Let's Eat for the Health of It is a curriculum for adults and is based on the latest scientific research about food and physical activity.
Commercial Pesticide Applicators, Agricultural Consultants, & RUP Salespersons.
Since 1969, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program has educated limited-resource families and youth in Louisiana.
This is the April-June 2016 Volume 7 Issue 2 Veggie Bytes Newsletter
In this issue: School gardens, wondering what to plant, Squash student jitters by planting squash, Zinnias, and more.
Provide youth with the opportunity to grow a horticulture crop (pumpkins) enabling them to have a real world farming experience.
These gnats have sure become a nuisance to people and livestock across the parish.
These imported fire ants inflict painful stings and create these unsightly mounds across the lawn and landscape.
Now that we know how to establish a healthy lawn, let’s talk about some potential insect and weed issues that we have had problems with in recent years.
Formosan subterranean termite colonies grow slowly at first but will eventually become huge and can survive for decades.
Just like your vehicle, your small engines need the proper care and maintenance to run efficiently throughout their lifetime.
Everything is in bloom; the weather begins to change, and it is a great time to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors.
After homeowners mow their lawns for the first time in the spring, it's time to start thinking about controlling those winter weeds and fertilizing their lawns.
Ryegrass infestations were very prominent this year in many fields in Northeast Louisiana.
The license may be renewed by attending a recertification training meeting offered by the LSU AgCenter.
West Feliciana Area Nutrition Agent, Layne Langley, recently conducted an online nutrition series "Let's Eat for the Health of It". Topics included: physical a
Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR), 4-H Youth and Family Development, and Family and Consumer Sciences.
Hunter Lepretre has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Charles and Rose Broussard Internship program.
Find information on how teenagers can volunteer in 4-H activities.
What parents should know, What a typical camp week looks like, Summer 2021 Traveling Road Show, Dates to remember, and more.
Master Gardener classes will be starting in late in April, 2021. One gardener complained about aphids on hibiscus, and others were complaining about different
Photo contest, Some National Days to celebrate, 4-H Outdoor Grilling Workshop, 4-H, University, 4-H Camp and more.
Spring 2021 compiled by FCS Agents in the Southwest Region on Nutrition, Gardening, Physical Activity and Cooking.
Rules regarding the use of ULV malathion and application intervals outlined by the LDAF.
Since Camp Grant Walker is still being renovated due to the previous hurricane damage we will not be able to have our traditional summer camp this summer.
Advisory Leadership Council members met to discuss the Family & Consumer Sciences Program in West Feliciana.
RSFF looks at phosphorus and sulfur as plant nutrients, how to treat mole crickets, stinkhorn mushroom, and a short narrative about fruits tree.
RSFF has topics that overlap to some degree. There issues with both fertilizer and insects in the lawn. There is also too much phosphorus in garden.
Great hybrid impatiens for full sun landscapes.
RSFF discusses a few challenges when gardeners grow organically, like herbicide contamination and toxic phosphorus.
Louisiana State University (LSU) and Mendel University in Brno (MENDELU) began to cooperate in 2014.
The number one priority of a good soil fertility program should be the soil pH.
A gardener inquiring about our Louisiana irises, a homeowner asked about a mosquito treatment, and what are the risks and benefits of “opium” lettuce.
Consuming more fruits and vegetables along with whole grains, lean meats, nuts, and beans is a safe and healthy way to lose or maintain weight.
A local nurseryman brought in citrus leaves with cupping and this blog discusses some possible causes.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture