Sugarcane Farmers Return to School at LSU AgCenter

By Johnny Morgan, LSU AgCenter

BATON ROUGE  Young farmers and those new to the sugarcane industry recently went back to school at the LSU AgCenter to get a better understanding of how the industry operates. Mike Salassi, head of the AgCenter Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, said the AgCenter is currently hosting the 2018 Sugarcane Production School.

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Crawfish Farming Isn't Just for Anyone

By Don Molino, The Voice of Louisiana Agriculture Radio Network

Jody Meche is a Louisiana crawfish producer from St. Martin Parish. He says quite a lot goes into bringing Louisiana crawfish to the consumer. “This past crawfish season I started in February. Sometime it’s a little slower that time of year but sometimes you can catch a significant amount of crawfish to make money,” said Meche.

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