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Cover of the 2022 Stately Oak

The Stately Oak

While philanthropic motivations vary, they yield a common outcome for the College of Agriculture and the LSU AgCenter: enhanced ability to drive the mission.

Read more in this year's issue of The Stately Oak.

LSU researcher develops smart textile that detects fevers in infants

LSU researcher develops smart textile that detects fevers in infants

Sibei Xia, assistant professor in the LSU Department of Textiles, Apparel Design, and Merchandising, is developing body-tracking wearable technology, or smart clothes, through thermochromic yarn that changes color based on body temperature.

Animal sciences through a different lens

Animal sciences through a different lens

Animal sciences meets biological engineering through Ashton Dalton’s undergraduate research project. Dalton is an animal sciences major conducting research in Kevin Hoffseth’s biological image processing laboratory.

The high-density garden with a high impact on campus lives

The high-density garden with a high impact on campus lives

LSU horticulture students are learning practices that will stay with them for a lifetime, including how to battle food insecurity in the campus community.

The 3+1 program in veterinary medicine

The 3+1 program in veterinary medicine: Achieving goals faster, with less expense

The 3+1 program in pre-veterinary medicine was created to allow College of Agriculture students in certain majors to apply to the vet school one year early and earn a bachelor’s degree and doctorate in veterinary medicine in seven years instead of eight.

LSU plans certificate program to strengthen national food supply chains

LSU plans certificate program to strengthen national food supply chains

The late Don Welge’s vision for advancing the nation’s food supply chain is set to come to fruition through the proposed Welge Food Beyond the Farm Certificate Fund.