Youth Prepare for Livestock Season

Story by Stacy Gill, The Advocate

Dozens, if not hundreds, of children in 4-H and teens in Future Farmers of America from East and West Feliciana parishes participated in the LSU Agricultural Center’s Mini-Farm and Parish Livestock Show on Jan. 15-16 in St. Francisville.

For many of the students, 4-H and FFA is a way of life learned from their parents, as well as their grandparents. The Daniels, Hollands and Spillmans of West Feliciana Parish, as well as the Robinsons, Kleins and Knights from East Feliciana Parish are all families with several generations or several children involved in livestock showmanship and exhibition.

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