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Simoneaux Claims Discussion Meet Crown At 96th LFBF Convention

Simoneaux Claims Discussion Meet Crown At 96th LFBF Convention

By Chuck Cannon, Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation

NEW ORLEANS, LA. — “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.”

That was the motto Stephen Simoneaux said he used to win the Young Farmers & Ranchers Discussion Meet at the 96th Annual Louisiana Farm Bureau Convention here at the Marriott Hotel June 21.

Caddo Parish Hay Farmer Uses His First Generation Experience to Win Louisiana Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

Caddo Parish Hay Farmer Uses His First Generation Experience to Win Louisiana Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

By Craig Gautreaux and Randy LaBauve

NEW ORLEANS — Adam Caughern, a 32-year-old Caddo Parish farmer, won the Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet contest at the 95th annual Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation State Convention.  Participants in the competition simulate a meeting to discuss important agricultural issues.

Brand-New Truck, John Deere ‘Gator’ and More Await YF&R Winners

Brand-New Truck, John Deere ‘Gator’ and More Await YF&R Winners

A brand-new Chevy or GMC vehicle and a John Deere Gator utility vehicle are among the many prizes that await the winners of this year’s Young Farmers and Ranchers contest at the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation Convention in New Orleans.

The organization will name its Young Farmers and Ranchers contest winners Thursday, June 23 at the Organizational Awards program beginning at 5:30 p.m.  The Achievement Award, Discussion Meet and Excellence in Agriculture winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the American Farm Bureau Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, January 8-11, 2017.