(04/14/21) Hunter Lepretre has been chosen for a research internship with the LSU AgCenter through an endowment.
(04/13/21) Short-grain rice developed by the LSU AgCenter has been planted for a New Orleans company to make sake.
(04/12/21) The April 23 deadline for students to register for the LSU AgCenter ASPIRE summer internship program is quickly approaching.
(04/12/21) Videos are now available for the LSU AgCenter virtual 2021 Beef and Forage Field Day from the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center.
(03/30/21) AgMagic, the LSU AgCenter’s agricultural awareness event, is virtual this year.
(03/30/21) The soil that supports crops and lies beneath our feet was the main topic of a soil health forum.
(03/29/21) LSU AgCenter beef cattle researcher Guillermo Scaglia has received a $500,000 grant to study how management practices affect cattle herds.
Evelyn Watts gets to combine three of her favorite things in her job: people, seafood and traveling.
(03/25/21) Many schools and child care centers in Louisiana were closed for months during the earlier stages of the pandemic.
(03/24/21) Forestry professionals attending the online LSU AgCenter 2021 Forestry Forum on Tuesday heard presentations about a wide range of topics.
LSU AgCenter experts held a virtual crawfish boil and discussed how to purge crawfish, boil and season them, and seafood safety techniques.
(03/22/21) Ag Week 2021 showcased how two agricultural institutions are making a difference in Louisiana and across the world.
(3/22/21) The LSU AgCenter and the West Feliciana Healthy Communities Coalition announced the opening of two new pocket parks in Solitude and Independence.
(03/15/21) Exactly one year after COVID-19 shut down much of the state, Louisiana 4-H’ers gathered for one of three Junior Leadership Conferences.
(03/12/21) An LSU graduate student has identified and named a new species of fungus that causes a devastating soybean disease.
(03/12/21) Louisiana forestry’s $1.5 billion in losses from hurricanes was double the amount of revenue the industry generates annually.
(03/12/21) Students from Alexandria and surrounding parishes participated in a 4-H Career Exploration Camp on the LSU Alexandria campus on Feb. 26.
A spark was lit when, as a teen, Sara Toal watched her younger brother slip into a coma from an infectious disease.
(03/08/21) About 150 4-H Club members in south Louisiana learned skills to help them deal with the challenges of growing up.
(03/03/21) Be on the lookout for the dreaded armyworm that can devastate spring pastures, an LSU AgCenter entomologist advised.
(03/01/21) The LSU AgCenter is surveying agricultural producers to estimate damage totals resulting from last month’s freezing weather.
(02/18/21) Record-cold weather across Louisiana is likely to result in high utility bills for many.
The LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station will host a soil health forum on March 17.
(02/17/21) LSU AgCenter researchers shared their latest findings during a program for the Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association.
(02/12/21) An extended cold front has moved into Louisiana. Temperatures will fall below freezing across much of the state this weekend and into next week.
(02/11/21) After completing a successful harvest, sugarcane farmers in the Bayou Teche area met online Feb. 9 with LSU AgCenter experts.
(02/03/21) An LSU AgCenter plant pathologist will use a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to pinpoint the location of a gene in rice.
(02/02/21) Sam Rustom Jr., who graduated from LSU with a Ph.D. in weed science, has been selected as an Outstanding Graduate Student.
(01/29/21) At the LSU AgCenter, this time of year is livestock show season — the culmination of months of hard work for 4-H and FFA members
(01/29/21) BATON ROUGE, La. — The LSU AgCenter is participating in a series of sugarcane meetings to help farmers prepare for the 2021 growing season.
(01/27/21) The 2020-21 Louisiana sugarcane crop is almost complete after four months of grinding, and it appears the crop will set a record.
(01/26/21) For many Louisiana homeowners, a devastated lawn is just one more grim reminder of the terrible 2020 hurricane season.
(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.
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