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Louisiana Youth Financial Educators’ Summit Set For Baton Rouge
(Distributed 06/29/05) The LSU AgCenter and other partners in a financial literacy coalition are offering an educational session this summer in Baton Rouge that’s designed to help people jump-start their financial smarts.

Experts Say Meat Goat Industry Poised For Growth
Group participates in Goat Extravaganza educational program

(Distributed 06/29/05) Officials say they believe the meat goat industry is one with "nothing but growth" in its future. That was the message heard during the 2005 Goat Extravaganza Saturday (June 25) at the LSU AgCenter’s Calhoun Research Station.

Asian Soybean Rust Training Slated For July 7 In Alexandria
(Distributed 06/27/05) An Asian soybean rust training session and field tour are set for July 7 at the LSU AgCenter’s facilities near Alexandria. The meeting will feature one of the world’s leading authorities on Asian soybean rust.

Natural Resources Symposium Set For July 18-20 In Baton Rouge
(Distributed 06/27/05) A natural resources symposium targeted toward land managers, foresters, land owners, researchers and anyone interested in the management and conservation of Louisiana’s natural resources will be held July 18-20 in Baton Rouge.

LSU AgCenter Sugarcane Field Day Set For July 20
(Distributed 06/27/05) Continuing looks at new sugarcane varieties will highlight the LSU AgCenter’s annual sugarcane field day July 20 at the Sugar Research Station in St. Gabriel.
Hundreds Of Youth Win At 4-H University
(Distributed 06/23/05) Young people from across Louisiana were named state winners and alternates in various contests Thursday night (June 23) at the final session of the LSU AgCenter’s 4-H University in Baton Rouge.
4-H University 2005 Photos
Signing T-shirt at 4-H University
Approximately 1,900 people participated in the LSU AgCenter's 4-H University events June 21-24. The activities for youth and adults included competition for trips and prizes, educational activities and personal development sessions, as well as the election of state 4 H officers and district representatives. See photos from those events.
4-H’ers Learning To Be Positive Forces In Lives, Communities
4-H'ers work on "hero packs"
(Distributed 06/23/05) Louisiana 4-H’ers are learning to be positive forces in their lives and for their communities. Examples ranging from assembling "hero packs" to learning more about community service were seen this week (June 21-24) as nearly 1,600 4-H Club members from across the state participated in the LSU AgCenter’s 4-H University events on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge.
Growers, Others Urged To Step Up Watch For Rust In Soybeans
(Distributed 06/22/05) Spores like those associated with Asian soybean rust have been found in a trap set up by the LSU AgCenter in a field near the Northeast Louisiana town of St. Joseph.
Master Farmer Participants See BMPs At Work On Rice, Crawfish Farm
St. Martin Master Farmer Model Farm Field Day
(Distributed 06/22/05) Participants in the LSU AgCenter’s Master Farmer program got a firsthand look last week at best management practices used on a rice and crawfish farm in St. Martin Parish.
LSU AgCenter’s State Horse Show Moves To Ike Hamilton Exposition Center July 11-16
(Distributed 06/22/05) About 600 4-H and FFA members will come to Northeast Louisiana in July for the first LSU AgCenter State Horse Show to be held in the area.
Adults Honored For Service To La. 4-H
(Distributed 06/21/05) For Release After 7 p.m.Ten adults were cited for their contributions to the Louisiana 4-H program at a banquet Tuesday (June 21) during the LSU AgCenter’s 4-H University event.
LSU AgCenter Agents, Specialists Honored By Professional Association
(Distributed 06/21/05) The Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association honored several LSU AgCenter agents and specialists during its annual conference earlier this month in Sulphur.
2006 LSU AgCenter Livestock Show Set For Feb. 11-18 In Gonzales
(Distributed 06/21/05)The final signing of Ascension Parish’s lease-purchase agreement on the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center also seals the fate of the LSU AgCenter’s 2006 Livestock Show at the facility, AgCenter officials said Tuesday (June 21).