Louisiana Farm Life -- Ronnie & Lloyd Triche

February 23, 2018

South Louisiana is home to a wide variety of farmers. Some farmers grow sugar cane while others catch crawfish. Some drag nets for shrimp, and others grow the rice served with that shrimp. This week, Karl Wiggers takes us to the Deep South, to Terrebonne parish, where he introduces us to a father and son who have raised cattle for more than 40 years.


Louisiana Farm Life -- Ronnie & Lloyd Triche

February 23, 2018

South Louisiana is home to a wide variety of farmers. Some farmers grow sugar cane while others catch crawfish. Some drag nets for shrimp, and others grow the rice served with that shrimp. This week, Karl Wiggers takes us to the Deep South, to Terrebonne parish, where he introduces us to a father and son who have raised cattle for more than 40 years.


Louisiana Farm Life -- Ronnie & Lloyd Triche

February 23, 2018

South Louisiana is home to a wide variety of farmers. Some farmers grow sugar cane while others catch crawfish. Some drag nets for shrimp, and others grow the rice served with that shrimp. This week, Karl Wiggers takes us to the Deep South, to Terrebonne parish, where he introduces us to a father and son who have raised cattle for more than 40 years.


Louisiana Farm Life -- Ronnie & Lloyd Triche

February 23, 2018

South Louisiana is home to a wide variety of farmers. Some farmers grow sugar cane while others catch crawfish. Some drag nets for shrimp, and others grow the rice served with that shrimp. This week, Karl Wiggers takes us to the Deep South, to Terrebonne parish, where he introduces us to a father and son who have raised cattle for more than 40 years.


When Will Crawfish Prices Go Down?

February 23, 2018

The Louisiana crawfish season is off to a rough start. This week, TWILA's Neil Melancon travels to Kaplan, Louisiana to talk to a crawfish producer to find out when you can get more, and cheaper crawfish near you.


What's On Your Food Label?

February 23, 2018

It's important to always ask before you eat to know that it's from Louisiana. You now have another way to be sure that what you're eating is local. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry has revamped its Certified Louisiana program and now has four labels to help you know that what you're buying is fresh and culturally authentic.


Lessons From Livestock 

February 23, 2018

As the 2018 State Livestock show wraps up, young people are heading home with ribbons for their success in the arena. However, as Avery Davidson shows us, the lessons they learn raising their livestock will last them a lifetime.

 


Why Are Sixth Graders Going to LSU?

February 23, 2018

Because recently, the LSU AgCenter invited them to campus for a closer look at everything agriculture. TWILA's Craig Gautreaux shows us how LSU students got involved in teaching these children about all of the different career opportunities in agriculture.

 


Louisiana Event for Women In Agriculture 

February 23, 2018

The Louisiana Women In Agriculture event is scheduled for February 22nd and 23rd in Alexandria, Louisiana. This year's speakers are Montana farmer, Sarah Calhoun, and Kimberly Ratcliff, who left her job in New York City to return to her family's ranch.

 


Feasting On Agriculture - Mansurs On The Boulevard

February 23, 2018

Farm to table may be a new trend, but it certainly builds on old traditions. In this week's Feasting on Agriculture, AJ Sabine goes to Mansurs On The Boulevard in Baton Rouge to taste the way the French have been building a cuisine with farm fresh products for generations.


Trending on TWILA -- Crazy for Crawfish!

February 23, 2018

On February 19th, the Louisiana legislature will begin a special session to find a solution for the state's $1B shortfall. This is because temporary taxes will end on June 30th. Governor John Bel Edwards says he believes the House and Senate are on their way to a compromise that helps move the state forward.