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Have you found your recipe(s) for the 4-H Sugar & Pecan Cookery Contest yet?  Well, if you haven’t, you still have time to find the perfect sugar and/or pecan recipe! On Saturday, October 19, the 4-H Sugar & Pecan Cookery Contest will be held at The Julien Poydras Museum in New Roads…

No tricks here. It’s that time of year! The candy aisles are being stocked with tons of chocolates and candy corn for the upcoming Halloween season. According to data that was collected by the American Institute of Cancer Research, the average child consumes about 2 pounds of candy which can…

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Littleleaf boxwood (Buxus microphylla) is a thick evergreen shrub native to Japan and heavily used in landscapes all over Louisiana as a low hedge planting, in mass plantings and as a foundation planting around a house. Boxwood has been used extensively in formal gardens for centuries to cre…

Temperatures continue to soar in the 90s even though it is officially fall and we are now in October. Even though our evening temperatures are cooling off, we have not had significant rain for several weeks in many parts of the state. And north Louisiana has pockets of drought. Just take a l…

Mark Carriere received the Achievement Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents during the 2019 Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference held in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mark Carriere was one of several honorees who represent the top one percent of the membe…

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