Louisiana Ag Commissioner to Meet with Farmers Impacted by Flooding

BATON ROUGE, LA -- This week Dr. Mike Strain, Commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, and representatives from the Farm Service Agency, the Louisiana State University AgCenter, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service will be meeting with farmers and touring farms impacted by the historic flood event.  Please plan on attending the meeting in your area.

Tuesday, August 23
10:00 a.m.
Christian and Julie Richard's Farm Shop
5632 Hwy 700, Kaplan, LA 70548

2:00 p.m.
Progressive Tractor Company
5017 Interstate 49 South Service Red, Opelousas, LA 70570

Thursday, August 25
9:00 a.m.
Pointe Coupee Farmers Co-op
5087 Hwy 1, Batchelor, LA 70715

2:00 p.m.
Sunshine Equipment Company
2300 LA-70, Donaldsonville, LA 70346