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June 29, 2022

LSU Ag: Breeding rice for Latin American export markets

By Brijesh Angira, Adam Famoso, Raul Guerra and Michael Deliberto The development of improved rice varieties has been a primary goal of the LSU AgCenter H. […]
June 29, 2022

How to fall asleep faster

By Tracey N. Murry Sleep is a basic human need – like food and water – that helps to keep us alive, but it’s also one […]
June 29, 2022

Coast Guard urges mariners to use caution due to significant weather impact along the Gulf Coast

The Coast Guard urges mariners in the Gulf to remain cautious and practice safe boating with severe weather predicted by the National Weather Service for this […]
June 29, 2022

LA 1 Coalition Celebrates the LA 1 Improvement Project Phase II groundbreaking

The LA 1 Coalition, along with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, last week proudly announced the Phase II groundbreaking of the LA 1 Improvement […]
June 29, 2022

LDWF Enforcement Division welcomes 17 new agents at graduation

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Law Enforcement Academy today, June 29, graduated its 34th class of cadets into the ranks of LDWF Enforcement […]
June 29, 2022

Scalise Joins Fox News This Morning, “Biden Ignores American Energy Producers, Begs Foreigh Countries For Oil

From the desk of Congressman Scalise: “House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Fox News Channel’s Fox & Friends this morning to discuss how Democrats’ big […]
June 29, 2022

Gov. Edwards’ Statement on the Supreme Court’s Stay of Lower Court Ruling on Congressional Maps

Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s stay of the Middle District Court’s ruling that Louisiana’s congressional maps must be redrawn […]
June 29, 2022

Mulberry Elementary New Addition Creates Hope for Brighter Futures

Terrebonne Parish School District and the community celebrated the completion of Mulberry Elementary School’s new facility addition last night with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The celebration […]
June 28, 2022

Can I lose weight too fast?

By Asahel Gridley, MD The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found about 73% of adults older than the age of 20 and 22% of teens […]
June 28, 2022

Roux For A Reason breaks donation record!

Terrebonne General Health System announced this year’s Roux For A Reason Gumbo Cook-Off was a tremendous success. The event raised over $75,000, their largest donation yet. To […]
June 28, 2022

Houma Fire Department & Bayou Cane Fire Protection Dist. Celebrates Recruitment Class

The Houma Fire Department (HFD) and Bayou Cane Fire Protection District (BCFPD) recently held a graduation ceremony of a firefighter recruit class.   The class included […]
June 28, 2022

Tropical Update: Track released for Potential Tropical Cyclone Two

This morning’s update provides us a track for what looks to become Bonnie later today. We also continue to keep an eye on two other disturbances […]
June 28, 2022

State Fire Marshal Offers Purchase, Use Tips As Fireworks Retail Sales for the Independence Day Holiday Begin

With fireworks tents and stands popping up across the state this week, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to encourage all Louisiana residents to not only […]
June 27, 2022

How to help your plants survive a drought

By Heather Kirk-Ballard LSU AgCenter Horticulturist After last year’s record rainfall, it’s hard to believe that this year we are barely getting any rain at all. […]
June 27, 2022

Impairment Suspected Factor in Fatal LA 1 Crash

On June 27, 2022, shortly before 2:00 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop C was notified of a two-vehicle serious injury crash on Louisiana Highway 1 about […]