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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From the Humble Beetle to the Majestic Hummingbird, Pollination Celebration Praises all Pollinators

By Tobie Blanchard, LSU AgCenter

HAMMOND — When it comes to pollination, honeybees, butterflies and hummingbirds get most of the positive press, but more than 200,000 species of insects and animals act as pollinators. Keith Hawkins, AgCenter agent in Beauregard Parish, has been keeping bees for eight years. He talked about a year in the life of a beekeeper.

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Request For Temporary Injunction Halts Implementation of WOTUS in Louisiana, Mississippi & Texas

Brad Robb, Delta Farm Press

After the Texas attorney general’s office threatened to appeal to a higher court, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas granted a request for a temporary injunction on the implementation of the 2015 Waters of the United States, or WOTUS rule, in Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana.

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