Yimmi Fontenot of Jeff Davis Parish couldn’t hide her excitement, gasping with disbelief as her name was called as the 2016 Louisiana Farm Bureau Queen, Saturday night during Farm Bureau's 94th Annual Convention.Read More
A piece from the comedic opera, Pirates of Penzance, wowed the judges and the audience alike at this year's Senior Talent Competition at the 94th Annual Convention of the Louisiana Farm Bureau.Read More
Katie Sistrunk of Iberville Parish loves to talk and blames it all on her dad.
That love to talk helped Sistrunk win the Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet at the 94th Annual Louisiana Farm Bureau Convention in New Orleans.Read More
With a spring in her step and hitting the high notes, 11-year-old Ava Schmidt of Lafayette Parish sang her way to victory at the junior talent contest during the 94th annual Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation convention in New Orleans Friday night.Read More
The exuberance and creativity of a number of youth were on display during the Louisiana Farm Bureau's Talk Meet.
Tyler Bergeron from Pointe Coupee Parish won the 2016 competition.Read More
by Sam Irwin, American Sugar Cane League
for the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation
Even though they are in their early 30’s, Tom and Molly Usrey of Logansport are in an old-fashioned field.
They’re “truck farmers,” growing tomatoes, squash, peppers and other market produce at their three 3.5-acre farm in DeSoto Parish. They’re registered Boer goat breeders, known for its meat production and 4-H show popularity.Read More
Kassi Berard, a Breaux Bridge and St. Martin Parish native, was selected the 2016 Outstanding Young Farm Woman, Thursday, June 23, at the 94th Annual Louisiana Farm Bureau Convention.Read More
Some might say a four-year winning streak is being lucky, but Phillip Lemartiniere, president of the Avoyelles Parish Farm Bureau, said it's all about hard work and teamwork.Read More
Ryan and Danielle Yerby have faced a flood of challenges with their 1,000-acre farm near Colfax in Grant Parish, but they continue to thrive.
Because of both their diligence and business skills, they were named winners of the Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award during the 94th annual meeting of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation in New Orleans June 23-26.Read More
Falling commodity prices, the state’s budget shortfall and federal regulations are all challenges Louisiana agriculture faces, as well as topics that will be explored at this year’s 94th annual convention of the Louisiana Farm Bureau, held at the New Orleans Marriott on Canal St. June 23-26, 2016.Read More
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.Read More