A variety of spring-flowering bulbs can be grown in containers for indoor display. Two bulbs, paperwhites and amaryllis, do not need much special treatment and are very easy to grow in pots.
Disease in rice was not as big of a problem in 2014 for most growers as in previous years, according to LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Don Groth.
More gardeners need to understand that fall is a primary planting season in Louisiana. For years horticulturists have tried to get the word out that November through February is the ideal time to plant hardy trees, shrubs, vines and ground covers in the landscape.
With the recent seasonal temperatures, it’s truly beginning to feel like the holiday season. And the LSU AgCenter Dairy Store has the items to make it feel that much more special.
The Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season means it’s time for poinsettias. People can expect poinsettias to last well into 2015 if they give proper consideration to selection and care.
The U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act will make sweeping changes to the way food safety is handled in the United States.
The LSU AgCenter and the American Brahman Breeders Association started the national carcass evaluation project in 2001 as a way to evaluate marbling, tenderness and yield in the Brahman breed.
Just about any time of year is a good time to plant vegetable seeds in Louisiana.
As the sun was setting on Nov. 17 and temperatures were beginning their steady decline on their way to freezing, Anna McEvers set out from the warm confines of a coffee shop with a group of runners.
As cool November temperatures arrive in Louisiana, horse owners need to make preparations to keep their horses healthy through the winter.
November is a great time to remove summer bedding plants and add cool-season bedding plants to your flower beds.
Since the debut of a landscape horticulture research and extension program at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station eight years ago, we have continued to expand the gardens supporting research.
Proper record keeping is essential for vegetable producers to verify their compliance with new Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Good Handling Practices (GHPs), LSU AgCenter food safety specialist Achyut Adhikari told a recent meeting of Louisiana fruit and vegetable growers.
The Arkansas Agriculture Department announced today that 54 Arkansas farms will be designated as Arkansas Century Farms in 2014.
Early freezing temperatures this year are causing concern among Louisiana homeowners and gardeners.