January 30, 2018

From way up north in Pioneer, LA, to the rolling hill country of East Feliciana, all the way west to Cajun Country, many farmers across the state of Louisiana are practicing holistic management on their farms. On this three-day excursion we will visit six of the best h...

January 2, 2018

Daniel Salatin of Polyface Farms is the son of famous advocate and self-proclaimed “lunatic” farmer Joel Salatin. He manages dayto- day operations at Polyface. For the third year, Local Cooling Farms will host Daniel Salatin of Polyface Farms in Virginia. In this day-l...

October 24, 2017

On November 4th, 2017, the Louisiana Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative is hosting a silvopasture workshop in Norwood, LA from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

For many years Wedge and Sammy Barthe have implemented silvopasture concepts to control understory overgrowth on Ric...

August 25, 2017

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 L...

Click here to view the USDA NRCS's Louisiana Conservation Update for August. 

August 24, 2017

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 Appl...

The Louisiana Forestry Association and its partners are hosting a Long Leaf Pine Restoring and Managing field day and workshop on October 19th. Click here for the flyer and more details. 

August 22, 2017

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.

There are few grazing problems which can’t be solved or at least improved upon with the application of higher stock density. 

Lately I’ve been reading a group discussion on weeds in pastures, cows not eating weeds, burning for weed control and several other almost-relat...

March 30, 2017

SARE Grants in Louisiana

SARE has awarded numerous grants in every state and Island Protectorate. Aimed at advancing sustainable innovations, these grants add up to an impressive portfolio of sustainable agriculture efforts across the nation. Read more in the following...

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