About the College
For more than 100 years, the College of Agriculture has been an integral part of LSU. Our roots go back to the first graduating class, while the mission of the college evolved our commitment to agricultural production in Louisiana remains the common thread that binds the college's past and future.
College of Ag News
Ashton Dalton, a senior double majoring in Animal Sciences and Religious Studies, represented LSU Undergraduate Research at both the International Embryo Technology Society’s 50th annual conference in Denver, Colorado, and LSU Discover Day 2024 for his research on cryoprotectant influence on bovine oocyte mitochondrial function, aiming to optimize preservation methods for cattle reproduction.
PhD candidate Ashley Booth, who studies coastal wetlands at LSU's School of Renewable Natural Resources, recently completed a NOAA Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, where she supported federal policy efforts related to the environment.
In her graduating year as a senior in Textiles, Apparel, and Merchandising, specializing in apparel design, Susan Lindrew creatively transformed American alligator leather into high-fashion apparel. Under the guidance of a mentor in zero waste patternmaking, Lindrew's resulting wool coat showcased her innovative and sustainable approach, utilizing all parts of the alligator hide to craft a distinctive, oversized cardigan-style coat with a camel-colored wool body and dark brown alligator details, hinting at future possibilities for zero waste designs involving unconventional materials.
Research, Extension and Teaching
The LSU AgCenter plays an integral role in supporting agricultural industries, enhancing the environment, and improving quality of life through 4-H youth, family and consumer sciences, and community development programs.