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Rice farmers were able to get in their fields early this year to begin the harvest. Disease problems have caused a drop in yields in some areas, but in other fields the harvest looks good. LSU AgCenter correspondent Tobie Blanchard has this report.
Frostproof Gardenias The LSU AgCenter introduces various super plants throughout the year. Super plants are superior plants for Louisiana landscapes. On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill introduces you to the fragrant Frostproof gardenia. It's a Super Plant with a super smell.
Anyone with an agriculture product to sell has a new way to market it. The LSU AgCenter has launched a new website, MarketMaker to help Louisiana sellers reach potential buyers. Learn how this website can benefit consumers and producers.
Most people like spring because of beautiful new plant life flourishing all around. For that same reason, bugs may like it just as much. In this edition of Get it Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill describes which insecticides work well on pests while being less toxic to humans.
Louisiana's sweet potato crop has had favorable growing conditions, and farmers are hoping for a good harvest. Also two new sweet varieties could give growers options for next year's crop. LSU AgCenter correspondent Tobie Blanchard has this report.