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Violinist, Dancer Claim Talent Titles at 97th Annual Convention of Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation

By Chuck Cannon, Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation

     NEW ORLEANS — Young vocalists, dancers and musicians regaled attendees here at the 97th Convention of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation with their amazing performances, but in the end it was a 16-year old violinist and 12-year old dancer who claimed first place in the Talent Contests on June 21.

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First-Generation Caddo Parish Young Farm Couple Named Louisiana’s Best

By Carey Martin and Lacey Dodson, Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation

NEW ORLEANS - Farming isn’t in his family, but it is in his soul. 

     In 2008, Adam Caughern was fresh out of college with the dream of becoming a farmer.  Eleven years later, Adam and his wife Megan have not only become first-generation farmers, they were named Louisiana’s best young farmers at the 97th Annual Convention of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation.

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Workers’ Comp Court Ruling Affects Farmers

By Sam Irwin, American Sugarcane League

     NEW ORLEANS—A labor attorney told farmers attending the 97th Annual Convention of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation that following a March 2019 ruing by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals they are much more vulnerable to lawsuits than they were just a few months ago. 

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Louisiana Farm Bureau Honors Parishes, Volunteers at 97th Annual Meeting

By Avery Davidson, Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation

NEW ORLEANS—It’s a “three-peat!”

     No, it’s not the Saints or the Pelicans, but here in the Crescent City, this is the third year in a row the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation recognized the Rapides Parish Farm Bureau with the President’s Award. Rapides Parish Farm Bureau President Bill Cheek accepted the award on stage Thursday night at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation.

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Tomlinsons Nominated for YF&R Achievement Award

By Lacey Dodson, Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation

Phillip and Carey Tomlinson are dedicated to their farm and its success but something they take more seriously is their family. Their children take a front seat in their lives and they have raised them in the same way that these 4th generation farmers were raised. 

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