LSU AgCenter Receives $1.4Mln for Nutrient Runoff Research

🕔Jun 13, 2019The Patrick F. Taylor Foundation has awarded a $1.4 million grant to the LSU AgCenter to fund a four-year research project on reducing nutrient runoff from crop fields. The award […]

Louisiana: Sebe Brown Named State Entomologist

🕔Jan 30, 2019The LSU AgCenter recently named Sebe Brown assistant professor of entomology with statewide extension responsibilities in cotton, corn, soybeans and grain sorghum insect pest management. Brown is located at the […]

Louisiana Rice Research Board Gives $1Mln to Fund LSU AgCenter Research Chair

🕔Jan 11, 2019The Louisiana Rice Research Board has given $1 million to fund an academic chair dedicated for rice research in the LSU AgCenter. The presentation was made on Jan. 9 at […]

Louisiana Rice: Harvest Delayed by Weather; Mixed Yield Results

🕔Aug 1, 2017By now, if you haven’t read or heard about how the harvest began in the south part of Louisiana, you must have been hiding under a rock, or more appropriately, […]

Louisiana: LSU Widens Leasing Of Experiment Station Lands

🕔May 11, 2017Call it a sign of the times and tight budgets… The LSU AgCenter plans to lease land on two of its research stations during 2017. The Northeast Research Station near […]

Louisiana Forestry Forum: Hot Topics Were Timber Management and Feral Hog Control

🕔Jan 18, 2017LSU AgCenter forestry economist Shaun Tanger explained some of the timber marketing issues encountered by small forest landowners at last week’s Forestry Forum. He expects the markets to start showing improvement […]

Louisiana: First Woman Ag Grad Endows LSU Scholarship

🕔Aug 10, 2016Peggy Nolin Laborde was the first woman to graduate with a degree in agronomy from the LSU College of Agriculture. In the 1940s, Laborde made the unlikely choice of entering into […]

Louisiana: Farm Safety Goes to School

🕔May 19, 2016From machinery to farm implements, there are potential dangers at every turn on the farm. That’s why the LSU AgCenter and the Progressive Agriculture Foundation have joined forces to teach […]

Mexican Rice Borer Can’t Be Stopped, Only Managed

🕔May 4, 2016The Mexican rice borer is an invasive species first detected in Texas in 1980, which spread eastward reaching Louisiana in 2008. This pest damages grass crops including rice, sugarcane and corn. […]

Louisiana: Bioenergy Conference, Baton Rouge, Oct. 21

🕔Sep 22, 2015The LSU AgCenter will hold a conference on bioenergy and bioproducts on Oct. 21 to help Louisiana producers and residents become more acquainted with the bioenergy industry. Experts will present […]

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