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LSU AgCenter 2005 Livestock Show Photos (Gallery 1)
LSU AgCenter Livestock Show Photo

(Distributed 02/12/05) A variety of photos are available from the LSU AgCenter's 2005 Livestock Show. This is one of two galleries posted to our News Web site.

Youngsters, Volunteers Honored For Outstanding Work With Livestock Projects
(Distributed 02/12/05) The LSU AgCenter recognized outstanding volunteer leaders and 4-H and FFA members Saturday (Feb. 12) for their involvement in and contributions to youth livestock programs.

Now Is Time To Plant Roses
(For Release On Or After 02/04/05) Around the world, there is no better loved or more recognizable flower in the plant kingdom than the rose, and now is a good time to plant them.

Figs Easy To Grow, Numerous Types Do Well Here
(For Release On Or After 02/18/05) If you’re a fan of figs, you’ll be glad to know that fig trees are one of the easiest fruit trees to grow around your home. With little care, they will produce crops of juicy, sweet figs every year.

Mardi Gras Memory Should Be Throw, Not Hurl, Says LSU AgCenter Nutritionist
(Distributed February 2005) Don’t let food poisoning be a memento of the Mardi Gras season, says LSU AgCenter nutritionist and food safety expert Dr. Beth Reames. "By following some simple practices, you can enjoy the festivities without suffering from foodborne illnesses."
Exercise And Explore New Tastes, Recommends LSU AgCenter Nutritionist
(Distributed February 2005) Nutrition and physical activity are key components of good health, according to LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames. During March, National Nutrition Month, Reames urges everyone to "Get a Taste for Nutrition," this year’s theme by the American Dietetic Association.
LSU AgCenter Nutritionist Offers Diet Regimen
(Distributed February 2005) It is only February, and LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames asks, "Have your plans to lose weight already been thwarted by too much king cake and ‘bad’ weather that keeps you from exercising?"
Obesity Treatment Tax Deductible, Says LSU AgCenter Nutritionist
(Distributed February 2005) Costs associated with obesity treatment will be easier to bear for those who itemize their deductions, according to LSU AgCenter food and nutrition professor Dr. Annrose Guarino.
Writing Program Helps Build Morals, According To LSU AgCenter Character Education Leader
(Distributed February 2005) Maxims, proverbs and sayings provide a flash of insight to illuminate life’s journey, says LSU AgCenter state 4-H character education coordinator John Arceneaux. Familiar examples are, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you," and "You are only as good as your word."
Be Child Care Aware: Software Selection Integral To Positive Computer Use Experiences
(Distributed February 2005) Although some early childhood educators still have doubts about the importance of computer use by preschool-age children, the argument really is a moot point, according to LSU AgCenter child-care associate Cheri Gioe, who says the reality is that children are steadily gaining access to computers in homes, child-care centers and schools.
LSU AgCenter Nutritionist Says To ‘Go Red For Women’ In February
(Distributed February 2005) LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames encourages women to wear something red on February 4 to show support of all women who have been touched by heart disease or stroke. Heart disease is women’s number 1 killer.
Volunteer Opportunities Abound In February, Says LSU AgCenter Family Expert
(Distributed February 2005) Do you tend to volunteer around a holiday? If so, February has lots of opportunities for you, according to LSU AgCenter family resource management specialist Dr. Karen Overstreet.
‘Lazy Man’s Grass’ Most Popular In State, Says LSU AgCenter Horticulturist
(Distributed February 2005) Centipedegrass (Eremochloa ophiuroides) has become the most popular grass type in Louisiana. It is the major grass produced on Louisiana sod farms, according to LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dr. Tom Koske.
February-March Can Be Busy In Home Landscapes, Says LSU AgCenter Horticulturist
(Distributed February 2005) February and March signal the beginning of spring in many parts of Louisiana – at least when it pertains to getting things done in the home landscape, according to LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dr. Allen Owings.