New plants make gardening exciting. About five years ago, a new sweet alyssum variety started appearing in trial gardens and garden centers around the country.
No other group of plants can quite duplicate what vines do for us in the landscape. Vines can be used to provide shade, privacy, flowers, ground cover, edible or attractive fruit, fragrance and food for wildlife.
Craig A. McCain, announced that the Louisiana FSA, along with Ag Center personnel from Southern University, have developed training materials to conduct and present a series of in-person training opportunities.
LSU AgCenter agents and volunteers from northeast Louisiana provided hands-on experience to deliver agricultural information to school children and adults during the annual Ag Expo at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center on Jan. 14-17.
Louisiana Rice Promotion Board chairman Kevin Berken says lifting the Cuban trade embargo could mean the return of a major market for Louisiana rice.
Arbor Day is celebrated in Louisiana each year on the third Friday in January. This date is set aside to encourage people to plant trees.
One of the most widely planted landscape shrubs in Louisiana is the gardenia. Many times from the late fall through winter, you may see gardenias with yellow foliage and “poor-looking” growth.
Most performance horses are accustomed to being transported, but doing so in cold temperatures presents challenges for animals and their owners.
The opening day for the Ag Expo in West Monroe is growing closer. Kids from all across north Louisiana learned about agriculture on Wednesday and Thursday at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center.
Ag Expo will be held Friday and Saturday, January 16 & 17 at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe, LA. Friday hours are 2 pm to 8 pm; Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm.
Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has landed a position on the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management subcommittee of the House Committee on Agriculture.
Rice farmers across southern Louisiana heard the latest recommendations from LSU AgCenter experts for growing the 2015 crop at a series of LSU AgCenter meetings held during the week of Jan. 5.
Louisiana Master Gardener is a program of the LSU AgCenter. The LSU AgCenter provides equal opportunities and employment.
It’s the season for planting Irish potatoes in Louisiana. “Potatoes are usually planted from mid-January through February,” said LSU AgCenter vegetable expert Kiki Fontenot.
Cool days and chilly nights are just the kind of weather lettuce enjoys.
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Jane King has the latest in Ag & Energy news from the NASDAQ Marketsite in Times Square
Jane King has the latest from the NASDAQ Marketsite in Times Square.
Crude oil's collapse is now leading to the loss of thousands of jobs at one major oil company. And the USDA gives the thumbs up to new GMO crops.