Seed Cotton Program Workshops Scheduled

During the third week of October 2018, the USDA Louisiana Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the LSU Agricultural Center will jointly conduct a series of seed cotton program informational workshops.

USDA FSA personnel and LSU AgCenter faculty will provide information related to the recently announced seed cotton program and will cover such areas as: 

Program Overview
Generic Base Acre Reallocation
Program Yield Update
Program Election
Administrative Sign-Up 

Economic information will also be presented on 2017 and 2018 crop year ARC-CO and PLC projected farm program payments for covered commodities. 

Scheduled workshops are as follows: 


Tuesday, October 16th 

9:30AM to 11:30AM 

LSU AgCenter's West Carroll Extension Office 

195A Community Road

Oak Grove, LA 71263 

Tuesday, October 16th 

5:00PM to 7:00PM 

Rayville Civic Center 

827 Louisa Street 

Rayville, LA 71269


Wednesday, October 17th 

9:30AM to 11:30AM

River of Life Church 

127 Ellis Lane 

Winnsboro, LA 71295


Wednesday, October 17th 

5:00PM to 7:00PM 

Panola Woods Country Club

266 Country Club Road 

Ferriday, LA 71334


Friday, October 19th 

9:30AM to 11:30AM 

LSU AgCenter's Charles DeWitt Arena 

8125 Hwy 71 South 

Alexandria, LA 71302 

For more information on these workshops, you may contact:

Dr. Mike Deliberto 

Assistant Professor

Farm Management & Agricultural Policy

LSU AgCenter

(225) 578-7267 

mdeliberto@agcenter.lsu.edu 


Bobby Skeen, Louisiana Cotton & Grain Association(318) 372-0727 Bskeen@La-Ag.com
Brian Breaux, Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation(225) 603-0924 brianb@lfbf.org

Appreciation is expressed to:

Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation

Louisiana Cotton and Grain Association

USDA Louisiana Farm Service Agency

Louisiana State University Agricultural Center