LSU AgCenter Shaping the Future of Agriculture Through New-Crop Research, Development
October 20, 2022
The LSU AgCenter is helping to feed Louisiana and the world and shaping the future of agriculture by developing crop varieties that are highly sought after, not only here at home, but across the globe.
Each year, the university invests in the development of experimental varieties by identifying and testing new options for farmers. Some traits developers are looking for have specific and well-known benefits—disease resistance, protection against certain herbicides or pesticides, and overall great yield.
LSU serves as leading providers of agricultural innovation and education for the nation.