Louisiana Master Farmer Program Graduates 2020 Class Jan 19, 2021

🕔Jan 19, 2021
The Louisiana Master Farmer Program, an LSU AgCenter-led initiative that teaches about conservation, recently graduated its 2020 class. Five new Master Farmer certifications as well as 14 recertifications were awarded […]

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Busy Tropical Season Causes Problems for Farmers Oct 27, 2020

🕔Oct 27, 2020
As Louisiana sweet potato farmers near the finish line in this year’s harvest, a clearer picture is emerging of how much damage was wrought by heavy rains that were dumped […]

Louisiana: Act Quickly for CARES Aid Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
Farmers may be able to get help covering business costs through the coronavirus aid program recently approved by Congress and the president — but they need to act quickly, an […]

Louisiana: Planting Season Rolling Along Despite Coronavirus Closures   Mar 17, 2020

©Debra L Ferguson
🕔Mar 17, 2020
Many  schools and workplaces have  closed up shop amid the coronavirus pandemic. But in the world of agriculture,  the show must go on. In Louisiana, this  is rice and corn  planting season […]

Louisiana Master Farmer Program Graduates Recognized Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
Six people who completed environmental stewardship training through the Louisiana Master Farmer Program were recognized Jan. 9 during the Louisiana Association of Conservation Districts annual meeting in Baton Rouge. They […]

Louisiana: LSU Digital Ag Conference, Alexandria, Jan. 23 Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019
The LSU AgCenter will host its second annual conference highlighting applications of digital data in agriculture on Jan. 23, 2020. This free event will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 […]

Sugarcane: LSU Scientists to Study Cold Tolerance in Central Louisiana Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019
The fields at the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center have seen all sorts of crop trials over the years — but never any involving sugarcane. That’s because […]

Louisiana Sugarcane Poised for Good Harvest Despite Hurricane Barry Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019
After escaping Hurricane Barry with minimal damage, the Louisiana sugarcane crop seems to be on track for another successful harvest. Barry, a Category 1 hurricane that made landfall July 13 […]

LSU AgCenter Receives $1.4Mln for Nutrient Runoff Research Jun 13, 2019

🕔Jun 13, 2019
The 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 Master Farmer Program Graduates 13, Honors Outstanding Participant Jan 11, 2019

🕔Jan 11, 2019
Thirteen farmers who completed an LSU AgCenter environmental stewardship training program were recognized at a ceremony Jan. 10. Members of the 2018 class of Louisiana Master Farmers received certificates during […]

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