Glenn, Wes, and Lucas Simon were among six farmers and ranchers awarded 2019 Master Farmer Certifications at the 74th annual Louisiana Association of Conservation Districts (LACD) meeting held rece
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Mona R.
Rice farmers preparing for the 2020 crop heard recently from LSU AgCenter experts about what they should be considering before they get into the fields.
A shelter made of plastic sheeting covers the roots of loblolly pine trees to keep out moisture at the LSU AgCenter Hill Farm Research Station in Homer. Forestry researcher Michael Blazier is artificially imposing drought on these trees to study how they respond to such conditions. (Photo by Olivia McClure/LSU AgCenter)
Pine trees are an important natural resource in Louisiana. They fuel the state’s multibillion-dollar timber industry, provide habitat for wildlife and are a defining element of the landscape.
The Acadia Parish LSU AgCenter will be hosting its annual Acadiana Ag Producers Meeting on Jan. 9, 2020, from 8 a.m. until noon.