Over the last 100 years, almost all of the lands that were once part of the Coastal Prairie in Louisiana have been lost, as they were converted to conventional cropland. However, one farmer in Louisiana is working to preserve the Coastal Prairie land. In October, the Lousiaiana GLCI is hosting a workshop at Acadia Farmer, Vernon Fuseiler's farm, where he has re-established many of the plants found on the historical Coastal Prairie on a portion of his farm. You will hear from
The Louisiana Grazing Lands Coalition Initiative, The LSU AgCenter and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service are hosting two grazing conferences in Bossier City on September 28th and 29th. The conferences are divided into two days: Day 1 - "The Basics of Applied Grazing Management," and Day 2: "Advanced Grazing Management." USDA NRCS Area Range Conservationist, Stuart Garner says, the basic course is for you if are considering switching your management over to contr
To all ladies involved in agriculture, on February 22nd and 23rd, Louisiana Women in Agriculture is hosting a conference in Alexandria, LA you do not want to miss. See flyer below for more information.