Louisiana Rice Research Board Gives $1Mln to Fund LSU AgCenter Research Chair Jan 11, 2019

🕔Jan 11, 2019
The 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, 2017

🕔Aug 1, 2017
By 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, 2017

🕔May 11, 2017
Call 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, 2017

🕔Jan 18, 2017
LSU 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, 2016

🕔Aug 10, 2016
Peggy 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, 2016

🕔May 19, 2016
From 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, 2016

🕔May 4, 2016
The 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, 2015

🕔Sep 22, 2015
The 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 […]

Land Grant Universities – 100 Years of Farming Dec 29, 2014

🕔Dec 29, 2014
Five generations of the Severson family have farmed in Grundy County, Illinois since 1866 — the same decade the U.S. land-grant university system was created to broaden higher education’s availability. […]

Louisiana: Sodium Nitrite Explored for Wild Hog Control Jul 24, 2014

🕔Jul 24, 2014
LSU AgCenter researchers are beginning to look at baits containing sodium nitrite as a way to control the wild hog populations in the state. After years of looking at numerous […]

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