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Gardeners need help with a composter, patience after a freeze, planting zone information, and a beetle infestation.
A Louisiana gardener has both chickens and honeybees.
Harmless lizard, Oak tree roots damaging the side walk, and Celeste fig with a fungal-infected, beetle-infested wood.
RSFF looks a fungal leafspot disease, hackberry ID, yellow jacket ID, a turnip disorder and making a garden unfriendly to cats.
Participants learned so much from all of the special guest speakers at this event!
These pumpkins are unbelievable! Check out this article to see the winners of the Richland 4-H 2022 Great Pumpkin Contest.
East Carroll Parish's Walk-A-Mile Day was a wonderful success! Check out this article to see more about the event.
RSFF identifies a native moth and a native shrub. Also, a gardener has sooty mold and leaf damage on her citrus.
RSFF looks at a lawn weed, a perennial garden weed, and a popular caterpillar.
Check out some recent LA Delta Crop Podcast Episodes with important updates, special guests, and informative interviews.
RSFF looks at planting trees, excluding cats from a garden, and avoiding soils with excessive salt.
RSS looks at a couple small trees for the landscape, pumpkin flowers and pecan shells.
Do you grow a fall vegetable garden? Are you looking for ways to help others in the community? Check out the Grow a Row program!
Protect soybeans from redbanded stinkbugs until at least R7.
Did you know you can still eat flavorful foods while decreasing your chance of heart disease? Kimberly Butcher shoes us how!
Joy Sims shows us how to create a safe play space.
The AgCenter hosted arborist training in August 2022 and this blog described the event.
Join Markaye Russell as she discusses the importance of the mineral iron!
Be on the lookout for lepidopteran pests in soybean. Before any treatments, consider the insect species present, the insect number, and the percent defoliation.
Identifying a large woodpecker, dying lantana, keep ants out of her container garden and garlic in a fall garden.
A look at aphids and mealybugs. Treatment and IDs for a juvenile ladybeetle and for a grasshopper. A gardener asks for recommendations for cabbage varieties.
East Carroll, Morehouse, and Tensas parishes hosted a HYPE coalition retreat in July!
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!
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!