Chinese Tariffs Continue to Hit Agriculture

July 14, 2018

With another round of Chinese tariffs going into effect on July 6, Louisiana agriculture takes another hit. As TWILA's Neil Melancon shows us, what started out as fears of lower prices has turned into reality.


The Louisiana Farm Life of Dezeré Richard

July 14, 2018

The Natural Resources Conservation Service has a long list of programs available to help farmers and ranchers to be better stewards of their land. TWILA's Karl Wiggers takes us south of Lake Charles, where one rancher is putting those programs to good use.

Contact your local NRCS office.


Liberian FFA Coordinators Attend Louisiana FFA Convention

July 14, 2018

The FFA organization continues to spread all over the world. That’s why two FFA coordinators from Liberia visited the Louisiana FFA state convention in June to learn more about the Louisiana program. TWILA’s Avery Davidson and Kristen Oaks-White have more from their visit.

 


LSU AgCenter holds 109th Annual Rice Field Day

July 14, 2018

Did you know Louisiana is one of the leading states in rice research? That’s why rice farmers from around the world visited Crowley for the Annual Rice Field Day. TWILA’s Avery Davidson takes us there to show us the latest advancements in rice farming and research.

LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station


2018 Louisiana Rice Harvest is off to a strong start

July 14, 2018

The past three years of harvest have not been kind to rice farmers, as yields were down 20% in Louisiana. However, things are looking up for the 2018 rice harvest. TWILA’s Craig Gautreaux tells us how’s this year could be the turning point.


Northeast Louisiana Youth Plants Home Gardens in Community

July 14, 2018

While home gardening is a hobby for most people, for others it puts food on their table. TWILA’s Tammi Arender shows us two young men in northeast Louisiana, who are making a difference in their community one home garden at a time.
 

 


TWILA Boost — #farmlipsyncbattle

July 14, 2018

From Facebook to Instagram, Lip sync battles are taking the internet by storm, and now it’s hit home at the farm. So show us what you got! TWILAtern Allie Doise wants you to pull out your favorite song and your phone and lip sync your heart out.

Post to your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #farmlipsyncbattle