Youth prepare for new events at 4-H U June 21-24

All-terrain vehicle contest are a small part of 4-H University activities.
--LSU AgCenter/Olivia McClure

BATON ROUGE — Nearly 1,500 Louisiana youth are expected be on the LSU campus from June 21 to 24 for 4-H University, an annual event where 4-H members ages 13 to 19 compete in contests, win prizes,

Food expert: Eat better, move more

Mary K. Schmidl, center, adjunct professor in food science and nutrition at the University of Minnesota, was guest speaker at the 14th Annual Patrick Lecture on April 19 and 20 in Baton Rouge. With Schmidl are, left, Louise Wicker, director of the LSU AgCenter School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, and Ruth Patrick, retired AgCenter food and nutrition specialist.

BATON ROUGE — The world has about 6.2 million square miles of cropland, about the size of South America, and 11.6 million acres of pastures, about the size of Africa.


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