Dozens of university wheat and oat varieties from university research and commercial companies were on display at the annual wheat and oat field day at the LSU AgCenter Macon Ridge Research Station Wednesday (April 22).
As Louisiana moves through spring, the state’s horticulture industry is shifting into high gear.
The Arkansas Agriculture Department is accepting applications for proposals to enhance the competitiveness of Arkansas specialty crops such as fruits, vegetables, floriculture and nuts.
An ornamental grass called Fireworks purple fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum Fireworks) has been selected by the LSU AgCenter as a Louisiana Super Plant for spring 2015. And, wow, are you going to be impressed by the colorful foliage of this grass.
Farmers were urged to be more mindful of protecting themselves from harm on the job at an LSU AgCenter farm safety meeting held Wednesday (April 15).
With breeding season underway, it is important for horse owners to pay attention to lameness in foals — a potential sign of a bacterial infection that causes joint ill.
For twenty-five years Monroe's Biedenharn Museum and Gardens celebrates the joy of gardening during its annual Garden Symposium.
Vines are an amazing group of plants with enough diversity to boggle the mind of any gardener. What binds these wonderful plants together is their universal lack of strong stems.
Many Louisiana ponds experience partial fish die-offs during the spring due to a combination of disease and low oxygen stress, according to LSU AgCenter aquaculture specialist Greg Lutz.
It may be hard to believe, but the LSU AgCenter Louisiana Super Plants program is now 5 years old.
The pesticide that sickened a Delaware family in the Virgin Islands is banned for indoor fumigation but U.S. growers will still legally use more than 375 metric tons of the chemical on fields this year through special waivers, federal regulators said.
Louisiana agriculture as a whole contributed $12.7 billion to the state’s economy in 2014, as reported in the 2014 Ag Summary from the LSU AgCenter, which was released today online.
Mulching is an easy-to-do labor-saving gardening technique that all gardeners should take advantage of.
Early April is here, and that signifies the peak flowering season for azaleas across the state.
Rice farmers in south Louisiana have been taking advantage of favorable weather to start their growing season with estimates of more than half the acreage planted.
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.