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Follow along with us over the next few months as we visit our Furrow Irrigated Rice plots and soybean plots to view projects and research efforts.
RSFF looks at fruits and vegetables especially, potatoes and squash.
Kids should get 60 minutes of activity in a day. How do you fit this into their school routine? Find out with Ana Gouge!
Easing your child into their school routine can be beneficial for both you and your child. Check out these tips from Ana Gouge!
Kimberly Butcher provides some tips on preserving your produce.
Packing lunches can sometimes be a pain! Enjoy these tips from Markaye Russell.
Field day videos!
Cathy Agan gives us wonderful insight about a delicious summer treat!
Ana Gouge tells us which vitamins we may not be getting enough of during the summer time.
A good way to get your kids moving outside is to start a garden! Check out Kimberly Butcher's tips.
Make sure you know how to prepare food safely at the cook out with Markaye Russell.
Joy Sims shares different ways to safely enjoy riding your bike in your local community!
Learn about the Mediterranean Diet with Brittney Newsome!
Jocinda Jones walks us through different ways we can help people in our community.
Brittney Newsome gives us tips on how we can celebrate a world of flavors in nutritious ways!
Be on the lookout for lepidopteran pests in soybean. Before any treatments, consider the insect species present, the insect number, and the percent defoliation.
Learn how to make tortilla roll-ups with this recipe video. Youth Lesson # 4 Make at Least Half Your Grains Whole From Pub. 3128
Ancient peoples have used honey for medical purposes. Modern medicine uses a special grade of honey for treating wounds.
This week’s RSFF looks at trees. Some trees are drought-stressed and need irrigation. There are a couple of tree identifications and tree health.
Here is an article for beekeepers regarding honeybees and how they address queen distress.
Join the Louisiana crops 'Remind' group to receive timely updates, announcements, reminders, and other pertinent information related to field crops.
RSFF discusses two harmful insects, white flies and woolly aphids. There is a beneficial, predatory assassin bug and a strange looking walkingstick insect.
RSFF mostly identifies elderberry, mulberry, and a tree fungus. There is a narrative about controlling crabgrass.
Beehive Buzz looks at several predatory insects including the cicada killer wasp, a robber fly and a long-legged assassin bug.
This week RSFF looks at vegetables and the questions of some gardeners like blossom end rot, potato scab, preventing insects, and a bacterial disease.
Many beekeepers know that honey is harmful to infants less than 12 months old, but they are unusually unaware of the reason.
This version of BHB looks at bees in the news around the world from bee behavior to varroa control to environmental concerns to bee nutrition.
This week’s RSFF looks at four flying insects including: horse guards, long-horned bee, leaf-cutting bee and bumblebee.
Elisabet Trujillo has joined the LSU AgCenter team! When Elisabet is not at work, she resides in the Touro area caring for her rescue cats.
Topics include injury from weather conditions such too cold or to dry or to sunny. The last narrative identifies marsh parsley, a tropical, invasive weed.
This version of BHB looks at the Slovenian hive from the inside.
This blog looks at Southern Blight, a blue native wildflower, a robber fly and barklice.
The topics in this RSFF include a predatory stinkbug, a larval form of the grape flea beetle, a liriope infestation and Virginia buttonweed.
This RSFF looks at landscape trees stressed by drought and how to irrigate them. The rest of the blog looks at leaf-footed bugs and at male velvet wasps.
RSFF looks at Tomato wilts, bumps and fruit worms. Also, various asters have strange deformity.
Gardeners asked about goumi and maypop fruits while other gardeners asked to identify some plants, particularly burclover and wetland sedges.
How can you plan ahead to efficiently use your left-overs for your family? Area Nutrition Agent Cathy Agan has all the answers.
How can you help prevent childhood obesity? SNAP-Ed FCS Agent Joy Sims gives us some great tips!
LSU AgCenter Area Nutrition Agent Markaye Russell gives us a "whole" lot of information in this informative piece!
Check out these time-saving tips with Assistant Extension Agent Kimberly Butcher.
Ana Gouge, Assistant FCS Extension Agent, shows us some simple ways to live a healthier life.
LSU AgCenter Area Nutrition Agent Cathy Agan will help you organize your pantry for your health in this article.
Joy Sims, SNAP-Ed Assistant Extension Agent, walks us through food insecurity in Louisiana in this compelling article.
You can fit this delicious meal into your hectic schedule! Check out these tips and a recipe from Markaye Russell, Area Nutrition Agent.
Assistant Extension Agent, Kimberly Butcher, talks about the road to a strong immune system through nutrition and fitness.
Learn about the "Grow a Row for the Hungry" program with AgCenter Assistant Extension Agent, Cecilia Stevens.
Parish Nutrition Agent Ana Gouge has the dish on protein in our parishes! Read now to get the scoop.
Waffles can be a delicious breakfast food - when prepared the right way! Cathy Agan, LSU AgCenter Area Nutrition Agent, gives you some tips on waffles today.
Find out how your home garden can help people in your community with Cecilia Stevens, Assistant Extension Agent.
Let's talk food systems with SNAP-Ed LSU AgCenter Extension Agent Joy Sims!
If you can't start your day with out a hot cup of coffee, this article is for You! Follow these coffee tips from Markaye Russell, Area Nutrition Agent.
Follow these tips from Assistant Extension Agent Kimberly Butcher, and you'll stay on track with your health goals!
Let's go over some summer wellness tips from Ouachita Area Nutrition Agent Cathy Agan.
RSFF answers questions about common chickweed, the identity of a juvenile long-horned beetle and of a caterpillar of the giant swallowtail butterfly.
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Grains foods are any foods are made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or any other cereal grain.
This version of RSFF looks a hammerhead worm, a couple of garden snakes, a harmless flying insect, infected cedar branch and dandelion edibility.
RSFF discusses a common garden mushroom, black stinging caterpillars, a common lawn weed, and tiny plant mites.
This event will take place at the Macon Ridge Research Station.
Dr. Trey Price has earned the SSDW Distinguished Service Award! Check out this article to find out the details of this honor.
This RSSF looks at carpenter ants and at spider mites. Also, a slime mold and a soil fungus are in this blog.
Readers of RSFF asked to identify a flower, causes of different types of tree damage, and cause of malformed carrots.
The topics for this RSFF include: home soil testing, azalea leaf spots, low magnesium and successful vegetable seedlings in a greenhouse.
RSFF looks at gardening on a concrete slab, leaf mulches, a couple of cool season weeds, and a productive greenhouse.
RSFF looks at a common tree caterpillar, the fall webworm. A gardener asks about gardening southern Louisiana and the invasiveness of gooseneck loosestrife.
Shortly after the USDA approved a plan for Louisiana to produce industrial hemp, some beekeepers asked me to research the possible effect on honeybees.
Here are some storage and preparation tips that may come in handy for legumes!
It is important to stay cool and hydrated while outside enjoying our beautiful southern weather.
One vegetable garden favorite is squash. This food is a great summer vegetable that has natural antioxidants that will keep your body at its best.
Exercise and a balanced diet both play a vital role in the overall well-being of communities. Now is the perfect time of the year to get out and get active.
Did you know that flower beds can be incorporated in your diet?
If you are able to use these tips this summer, your kids will be much more energetic this summer, as well as healthier for the upcoming school year.
With pandemic restrictions being lifted, and more and more people getting outside and active!
Family mealtime promotes healthy nutrition habits for children and adults.
Markaye Russell tells us some info on strawberries!
Questions about acorn production, Identification of a seed pod, blackberry pruning, and a new 811 law affecting the installation of new landscape.
Termination methods and timing can be the most critical decisions to make in cover crop management. This article will give you professional recommendations!
RSFF answers questions about carpenter ants, sooty mold, crab apple trees and sawbriar roots.
An aspiring beekeeper asked for information to help her travel on the path to keeping honey bees and some resources for beekeepers.
Gardeners have questions about vegetables and mildew, nuisance geckos, slimy algae in garden ponds and tree roots heaving sidewalks and causing trip hazards.
This edition of RSFF looks at planting citrus trees, insuring live oak and other specimen trees, diagnosing bark damage on baldcypress trees, and more.
Here are some ways to volunteer and serve your community safely on MLK Day.
RSFF looks at several weeds including spurweed, nutsedge and vetch. Another person wants to control weeds in his groundcover, Asian jasmine.
In a truly inclusive environment, volunteers feel like a vital part of an organization where their perspectives are valued.
This RSFF is intended to reach folks who want to garden in 2022. This blog looks at an upcoming Master Gardener class and at online gardening courses.
Lichens are back again, and there is a sick oak tree and an ailing muscadine vine. A gardener shared her comments about bird feeding habits at a feeders.
Join Layne Langley at the West Feliciana Parish Extension office to learn about managing diabetes through meal planning, label reading, and portion control.
This RSFF discusses a couple of organic treatments for insects and for fungal infections. A fall wildflower, rose gentian, is identified, and a tomato plant has
Unpleasant talk about bird poop, an exotic, unwanted frog, and a spider egg sac which means baby spiders will be emerging. Finally, an ailing strawberry plant.
There are a couple of citrus questions, a plant ID and a question on soil improvement.
Layne Langley, Area Nutrition Agent recently conducted a hypertension program "Break Up with Salt" where participants learned how to manage high blood pressure.
This RSFF looks at identifying a blackgum tree in call color, discusses a yellow jacket, a hairy caterpillar, and several citrus pests.
Feliciana Master Gardeners donate and deliver soil for raised beds at Bains Lower Elementary school gardens in St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish.