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.
The LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station Annual Field Day will be held July 1, with a host of rice experts and speakers discussing the latest in rice farming technology.
Slimy slugs and snails can be pesky pests in Louisiana gardens and landscapes.
An abundance of hibiscus varieties do well in Louisiana. Many of us are very familiar with the tropical hibiscuses Hibiscus rosa-sinensis.
Annie’s Project will host its sixth workshop for women in agriculture at Community Trust Bank’s community room located at 1511 North Trenton Street, Ruston.
June is time for figs in Louisiana, and many of the popular varieties around the state have come from a breeding program at the LSU AgCenter.
Adequate moisture is critically important to landscape plants, but too much rain or excessive watering can bring problems of its own.
One of the most popular annual bedding plants in Louisiana is vinca, or periwinkle.
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.