AgCenter Agent's Lifelong Interest in Agriculture Leads to Career Helping Farmers

By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter

Growing up surrounded by farms in rural Concordia Parish, Matt Foster knew from an early age that he wanted to one day be part of the agriculture industry. “As a young child, I was always interested in agriculture,” he said. “I was obsessed with tractors.” Now, as an extension agent with the LSU AgCenter, Foster gets to spend a lot of time around tractors — and all things agriculture.