LSU AgCenter Receives $1.4 Million from Patrick F. Taylor Foundation for Nutrient Runoff Research

By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter

BATON ROUGE — The Patrick F. Taylor Foundation has awarded a $1.4 million grant to the LSU AgCenter to fund a four-year research project on reducing nutrient runoff from crop fields. The award was announced at a ceremony June 13 at the AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden in Baton Rouge. “The issues that are to be addressed during this project are varied and complex,” said Mrs. Phyllis Taylor, chairperson and president of the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation.