The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Louisiana has planned a series of soil health workshops across the state during the first week of April.
March is a month when many gardeners begin to plant their spring vegetables. Raised beds can be the solution to a number of challenges when it comes to home vegetable gardens.
The National Garden Bureau has named 2015 the “Year of the Gaillardia.”
A quarantine is likely to be imposed soon to ban the movement of wood from ash trees out of Webster Parish because of the discovery there of an invasive insect pest.
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry is now accepting applications for the 2015 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., announced today.
U.S. Senator John Boozman is recognizing National Agriculture Day by announcing an Instagram photo initiative to recognize the state’s number one industry, agriculture.
As warmer weather approaches, we conjure up images associated with the upcoming season – longer days, swimming, snow cones, barbeques. . . and sweet corn.
Almost every landscape has shady areas, and ferns are a great group of plants that are just perfect for shady spots.
An accomplished rice grower, a veteran conservationist and a pioneer in agricultural aviation were recently inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction.
The Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission was notified of a potential infection of Avian Influenza in a commercial turkey flock in northern Arkansas.
Your landscape is there to be enjoyed by you and your family. It’s the setting for your home and provides a space for outdoor activities.
The recent surge of cold weather could be damaging to Louisiana’s wheat crop, depending on the severity and duration of the below-freezing temperatures, according to LSU AgCenter wheat specialist Josh Lofton.
Although our lawns are still dormant this month, you can begin to plan your strategy to have an attractive, healthy lawn this summer. Because the grass is still dormant, most lawns look relatively bad now, so don’t judge yours too harshly at this point.
Beneath the mighty, majestic live oaks surrounded by gardenias, Southern magnolias, azaleas and sweet olives stands the camellia – what many in the South may refer to as “the queen of the garden.”
Louisianians are probably familiar with Spanish moss, but they may not be aware of ball moss.
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.