It is very likely that prices for food will start going up in the near future. L-S-U Agriculture Center economist Kurt Guidry says you should more than likely start to budget more for food in the coming weeks due to the drought across much of the United States...
Stan Dutile with the LSU Ag Center and Angie Arnould with the Lafayette branch of the LSU Ag Center brought two students to "Mornings With Ken and Bernie". Niki Dutile says she is raising cattle and pigs this year, while Jade Daspit is raising 30 chickens and several goats. They are all for sale this weekend.
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University is closing three of its Agricultural Center research stations in the face of state budget cuts.
Cattlemen in the Lafourche Parish area are looking to return the favor to their north Louisiana peers who sent bales of hay to them following Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav, Ike and a severe rain flood in Lafourche last December.