(01/20/21) The LSU AgCenter Food Incubator will host a virtual informational session on Jan. 29.
(01/20/21) The sale of Pearl the pig raised $100,000 in Vermilion Parish for a scholarship fund to honor 10-year-old Kaylee McLain.
(01/19/21) The LSU AgCenter has prepared a series of video presentations by its experts to help farmers prepare for the 2021 crop.
Video presentations by the LSU AgCenter for the winter rice meetings are now available to help farmers prepare for the 2021 crop.
(01/15/21) A new study finds the way some foods are stocked, shelved and marketed could be undermining the success of those trying to be healthy.
(01/12/21) AgCenter agents in the Central Region planted two new live oak trees at the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center as Louisiana Arbor Day approaches.
(01/08/21) The LSU AgCenter is planning to shift most of the rice meetings it holds each winter to a virtual format this year.
As a child, Nathan Lord enjoyed going outside and collecting insects. Beetles were his favorite.
(01/08/21) You may have noticed gray coloring on the trunks of some trees and shrubs. No need for concern. Most likely, these harmless organisms.
(01/08/21) A new farmers market launched in Labadieville this past November. The weekly market is open every Saturday.
LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Trey Price is arming farmers with ways to fight plant diseases.
(11/09/20) Dustin Harrell will become the next resident coordinator of the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station on Feb. 1.
What makes a sweet potato a sweet potato? Arthur Villordon has spent his career trying to answer this question.
Soil dwellers such as bacteria, fungi, ants, nematodes and earthworms work together to break down organic matter like crop residue and the nutrients it contains
(10/27/20) 4-H’ers from across the state have been tending their pumpkin patches.
Hurricane Delta cut a similar path through Louisiana as Hurricane Laura, with many crops still in the field affected by the second major storm to hit the state.
(10/08/20) Chad Hanks started harvesting his sugarcane crop on Sept. 29, a week behind schedule.
(09/23/20) After a temporary closure during the pandemic, the LaHouse Resource Center is now open by appointment.
(09/04/20) A little more than week after Hurricane Laura, large-scale assessments of timber damage are just beginning.
(09/02/20) If your home was damaged by Hurricane Laura, you’re understandably eager to restore your home and life as soon as possible.
Photos taken by LSU AgCenter Communications on Aug. 28 in southwest Louisiana.
(08/06/20) Four icons of agriculture were inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction during a ceremony Aug. 6.
(05/28/20) With crawfish season winding down, an LSU AgCenter crawfish specialist has written guidelines for stocking new ponds.
(04/08/20) Northeast Louisiana Master Gardeners had to cancel their Spring Fest 2020 garden sale due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Learn to make peanut butter protein bites with just five ingredients.
Pollinators are the critters in our environment who pollinate the vegetables, fruits, and flowers in our backyards.
The food incubator is extending those services to restaurants looking for new avenues to sell their food a as they deal with coronavirus.
Adults and children should wash their hands with warm water and soap for 20 seconds
In Louisiana and around the world, many people are looking to dietary supplements as a potential way to improve health and keep coronavirus at bay.
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Crawfish producer Allen McLain’s business has dropped dramatically because of the coronavirus’ impact on the restaurant business.
(03/27/20) The LSU AgCenter-led Live Healthy Houma initiative joined forces with others for a beautification event.
Kids can perform this experiment to learn what attracts critters and how to protect themselves from bug bites.
Get outside and take a “penny walk” to see everything that is springing to life! “Penny walks” help kids explore their surroundings.
Try this easy and fun experiment to learn why it’s important to take care of your teeth.
In this exercise, youth will have the opportunity to express their gratitude to others in a thoughtful manner.
Calm jars are a tool used to lead kids through developing positive “self-talk” practices which can help boost confidence, optimism and motivation.
Learn how to make a whole gang of farm animal finger puppets
Learn eight yoga poses that you can do along with the 4-H pledge.
Try this fun challenge to teach kids the concepts of engineering. Using toothpicks and gumballs, students will build a small bridge.
Manners are a big deal. We live in a society and if we use nice manners, we will make life easier and nicer for everyone.
Kids feeling uncomfortable about a test, a performance or a tough conversation is part of life.
Teach kids how chemical reactions are impacted by a catalyst.
This activity will help young kids think about and recognize positive traits within themselves and others in a fun and creative way.
(02/21/20) Four LSU College of Agriculture students were awarded scholarships during the 2020 Louisiana Agricultural Technology and Management Conference
(01/28/20) LSU AgCenter experts will present the latest research updates in corn, cotton and soybean production at the annual Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum.
From diseases and insect pests to weeds and soil quality, a variety of factors can hinder agricultural productivity.
Horses have always been a big part of Erin Oberhaus’ life. Raised on a farm in southeast Missouri, she grew up in a family that participated in barrel racing.
Many Louisiana gardeners and horticulture professionals know Raj Singh simply as “the plant doctor.”
Michael Polozola got an early start in horticulture. Growing up in Greenwell Springs near Baton Rouge, he participated in camellia shows.
Don La Bonte has bred lots of sweet potato varieties in his three-decade career with the LSU AgCenter, including several big hits with the industry.
The LSU AgCenter food safety program is part of 2019 National Excellence in Multistate Research Award.
When temperatures dip below freezing gardeners and homeowners may need to protect their plants and their heating bill.
(10/22/19) Even tiny amounts of lead can irreversibly damage a young child’s developing brain and other vital organs.
4-H has inspired Annabella Perk to seek a career in the culinary arts.
(09/30/19) Poultry producers heard about methods of disposing of chicken carcasses during the Hill Farm Research Station poultry field day.
(09/20/19) Sixteen students from Calcasieu, Cameron and Beauregard parishes competed in the 2019 Cal-Cam Rice Growers Association Rice Cookoff.
(09/20/19) Olive trees (Olea europaea) are some of the oldest trees cultivated by humans, having been grown as early as 2500 B.C. in Crete.
Eva Davis teaches school and community groups about healthy eating, food safety, exercise and other topics through EFNEP.
(09/10/19) The LSU AgCenter will host five crawfish meetings in south Louisiana to help producers get ready for the upcoming season.
LSU AgCenter Farm to School and Louisiana MarketMaker visit Black Gold Farm to connect sweet potato growers to buyers.
LSU AgCenter scientists and agents presented research at the Sweet Potato Field Day on Aug. 22 at Black Gold Farms in Delhi.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture