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SU Ag Center set to host its 28th annual Collegiate Black History Quiz Bowl
January 25, 2023
The Southern University Ag Center and the College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences will host the 28th annual Collegiate Black History Quiz Bowl at 3 p.m. on February 23 in the 3rd floor auditorium of T.T. Allain Hall on Southern University’s campus.
SU Ag Center set to host a slate of events to celebrate its 80th Annual Livestock Show
January 24, 2023
The SU Ag Center will celebrate its 80th Annual Livestock and Poultry Show on March 2 - 4, 2023. Several events have been planned leading up to the Livestock Show to mark this historic occasion.
CAFCS Student Floyd Harris Receives Unsung Hero Award at the MLK Unity Celebration 2023
January 20, 2023
Floyd Harris, College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences student, received the Unsung Hero Award at the MLK Unity Celebration held on Southern University Campus and hosted by Louisiana State University. Ms. Keandrys Dalton, Research Associate for the SU Ag Center, recommended Harris for this award. 
Two SU Students Receive Merchandise Grant from the LaMotte Company Environmental Education Photo Contest
December 16, 2022
Southern University students Caleb Washington and Nikolas Lawrence, both students in the College of Agricultural, Family, and Consumer Sciences, receive Merchandise Grant from the LaMotte Company Environmental Education Photo Contest. 
Southern University Research & Teaching Faculty Awarded $150,000 from the USDA-NRCS
December 07, 2022
Research professors Dr. Lashunda Hodges, Dr. Jacqueline McComb, and Dr. Crystal Vance have been awarded a cooperative agreement to assess the soil health status of urban soils affected by flooding near the Southern University Baton Rouge Campus to support climate-smart agriculture and soil health initiatives.
ICYMI: Nat Geo's Critter Fixers visits SU during Vet for a Day College Tour
December 05, 2022
Watch a video recapping Dr. Terrence Ferguson, one of the Nat Geo Wild’s famous veterinarian duo in the show, Critter Fixers: Country Vets, who visited the Southern University campus as a part of the show’s Vet for a Day college tour.
The McBride Sisters Collection Wines & Legacy House/Matador Spirits Donate $300,000 to the SU Ag Center and the College of Ag
November 25, 2022
The McBride Sisters Collection Wines SHE CAN Fund and the Matador Spirits and Legacy House Media presented checks to the Southern University Ag Center and the College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences totaling $300,000.
SU Ag Center set to host a Medical Marijuana Educational Tour in New Orleans
November 21, 2022
The tour will discuss the medical marijuana program at the Southern University Ag Center, the status of the Louisiana medical cannabis program, and include a panel of experts that will share information on medical and government topics. Register at https://bit.ly/3xEoXrp.
The SU Ag Center's 80th Annual Livestock & Poultry Show Clinic has been postponed
November 17, 2022
Attendees will receive information on animal health, grooming, and showmanship in the ring.

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