A tough plant that will keep blooming through summer and into fall, gomphrena likes really high temperatures.
Shade-loving hostas are ranked the No. 1 herbaceous perennial in the United States, and for good reason, said LSU AgCenter horticulturist Yan Chen.
Over the last three years there has been a significant increase in use of rotary wing aircraft (helicopters) in agriculture aviation resulting in a growing demand for helicopter pilots.
The most popular summer-blooming tree in Louisiana is the crape myrtle with its lovely, long-lasting flowers.
Feral hogs caused at least $30 million in damage to crops on Louisiana farms in 2013, according to an LSU AgCenter study.
Summer is not the most enjoyable time to work in the yard in Louisiana, but rose bushes need attention to ensure good performance through the summer and into early fall.
Unrelenting rains that delayed planting of many Louisiana crops may have set the stage for a tougher-than-usual battle with weeds this year.
Grown and used in cuisines around the world, basil is also indispensable to Louisiana cooks. Besides having extraordinary taste, basil is attractive and really easy to grow.
The kudzu bug, an invasive pest from Asia, continues its trek into Louisiana.
For the second year, the Louisiana Century Farm Program is preparing to recognize and honor Louisiana’s farmers, ranchers and forestry landowners who have owned family farm land for 100 years or more.
Spring is short in Louisiana, with weather rapidly transitioning from winter to summer.
One of the most popular non-woody perennials in Louisiana is the purple coneflower.
State conservationist in Louisiana announced today the availability of $17.5 million in financial and technical assistance nationwide to help protect, restore and enhance critical wetlands in Louisiana.
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government can't force raisin farmers to give up part of their annual crop for less than it's worth, a victory for conservative groups that hailed the decision as a win for private property rights.
Unusually excessive rainfall and cloudy days have been a challenge for growing rice, but it’s too early to become pessimistic about this year’s crop, according to the director of the LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station.
Three food recalls are underway and they all have one ingredient in common,and there's a new poll on how Americans feel about fracking.
Some senators say the FDA should do more to protect pets, and the egg industry has ordered up a new spokesperson.
A major Wall Street firm predicts a big drop in oil prices. And breakfast is getting cheaper. Jane King is at the NASDAQ with those stories and more in today's AG and energy report.
Expect gas prices to continue to go up, and consumers want more local beef but there are no butchers left.
America’s got a new oil problem-where to put it all, and Smith &Wesson is fully loaded.