Soil Health Improvements Yield 'Sweet' Rewards for First-Generation Louisiana Twins

By Ron Nichols, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

He wasn’t born into farming, but Chris Andre has always wanted to be a farmer. Coincidentally, Andre’s passion for farming was also shared by his two brothers. The three now farm 7,500 acres of sugarcane along with some rice and soybeans near Lafayette, Louisiana.

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