2017 Louisiana Century Farm Award Recipients Named

2017 Louisiana Century Farm Award Recipients Named

By Veronica Mosgrove, La. Department of Agriculture and Forestry

NEW ORLEANS—Six Louisiana families are the recipients of the Louisiana Century Farm Award. This award, administered by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) and the LSU AgCenter, is given to families who have owned and consistently farmed on Louisiana land for at least 100 years. 

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Louisiana Farm Bureau Officials Weigh in on House Farm Bill

By Josh Meny, KATC-TV 3, Lafayette

Farmers throughout Acadiana and the country are a little more hopeful after the House narrowly passed the farm bill on their second try. Democrats unanimously oppossed it, saying it will take too many people off government food assistance. KATC's Josh Meny got the reaction from those in attendance at the Louisiana Farm Bureau's yearly conference in New Orleans.

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Louisiana Soybean Farmers Already Feeling Tariff Impact

By Drew Marine, KPLC-TV 7, Lake Charles

SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA - With only weeks until the July 6 implementation of tariffs on American goods, soybean farmers in Louisiana are already feeling the impacts. Soybean farmer, Carl Habetz, said he's blessed to be an established farmer, otherwise, he would suffer more consequences from these tariffs. 

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