Mamou Mardi Gras

February 17, 2017

New Orleans may be known around the world for its Mardi Gras celebration, but to find the most authentic celebration, you must go to Mamou, Louisiana. TWILA's Avery Davidson takes us to the farms and ranches of Mamou to see their celebration that dates back to the middle ages in Europe.

Mamou Mardi Gras


A Clear Cut For The Future

February 17, 2017

If you've ever driven by a forested area that has been clear cut, you likely saw that as bad for the environment. This week, TWILA's Neil Melancon shows us how that practice is actually good for growth of our forests today.


A new trend in dairy

February 17, 2017

The dairy industry in Louisiana has been declining for decades. TWILA's A.J. Sabine shows us how one Washington parish dairyman has evolved his operation to find success.


The butterfield family farm 

February 17, 2017

Today, consumers are more concerned with where their food comes from. TWILA's Karl Wiggers introduces us to the Butterfield family, who has grown their farm around this concern and provide their customers across Louisiana with their grass fed beef.

Butterfield Farm


Special Session: Changing by the minute

February 17, 2017

The special session is underway at the Louisiana State Capitol and things are changing by the minute. LFBF Legislative Specialist Joe Mapes gives us the latest from the Capitol.


The WOnderful World of Agriculture

February 17, 2017

The LSU AgCenter recently hosted groups of sixth graders to showcase agricultural research and career opportunities. LSU AgCenter's Tobie Blanchard joined the children on the tour of the Wonderful World Of Agriculture.


Ag Leaders Sharpen Their Skills

February 17, 2017

LSU Ag Leadership Class XV stopped by the Louisiana Farm Bureau office to sharpen their communication skills as part of the program's training. Executive Director of the program, Bobby Soileau, explains where this group may be finding real-world experience soon.


TRENDING ON TWILA — Lots of Love for ag 

February 17, 2017

This week, our feeds were full of posts from attendees at the American Farm Bureau Fusion Conference in Pennsylvania, as well as Valentine's Day posts from farmers across the country.