Community News

SU Ag Center to continue its virtual Women in Agriculture Training on April 27
March 21, 2022
The Women in Agriculture - Wisteria Alliance is a free program created to support all women that are beginners and experienced farmers, gardeners, or ranchers. The program is also open to anyone interested in starting an Ag business or at home garden.
SU College of Agriculture set to celebrate Ag Week March 21-26
March 17, 2022
The Southern University College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences (CAFCS) will celebrate Ag Week on the Southern University campus March 21 – 26, 2022.
SU Ag Center to teach Farmers how to protect their Hearing While Farming
March 17, 2022
"Noise-induced hearing loss is common for farmers. It is important for farmers to properly protect their hearing by wearing appropriate hearing protection while exposed to loud sounds,” said Halsell. “It is also important that hearing is evaluated routinely for monitoring of hearing sensitivity by a licensed audiologist or hearing professional,” she expressed. 
Zanetta Augustine speaks candidly on finding her Voice in Agriculture during Women's History Month
March 10, 2022
Baton Rouge, La. - Wife, mother of two, new grandmother, and nearly 30 years of service to the Southern University Agricultural Research & Extension Center is the best way to describe Zanetta Augustine. Her interest in agriculture was inspired by her mother, whom she watched matriculate through Southern University College of Agriculture during the same time that she would graduate high school. This was the only motivation she would need, to make the ultimate decision in pursuing a career in agriculture.
Agribusiness students advanced to final round in Agricultural Export Market Challenge
March 10, 2022
Baton Rouge, La - On March 3 & 4, 2022, Agribusiness students Brian Ardoin, Jefferson Blackmon II, Tynikqua Payne, and Clarise Preston presented their research findings and recommendations to judges at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) on “Reducing the Global “Carbon Hoofprint,” through U.S. Exports of Methane-Reducing Feed Additives.”
Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center to host Women in Agriculture Luncheon
March 01, 2022
Baton Rouge, La. – In honor of National Women’s In History Month and National Ag Day, the Southern University Ag Center is hosting a Luncheon to celebrate women from all walks of life that are connected through agriculture.

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