Mike Strain, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry commissioner, and Craig McCain, state director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency, talk with farmers on Aug. 23 at the Richard farm near
Indian Bayou about federal programs available for disaster assistance. Photo by Bruce Schultz
OPELOUSAS – A series of meetings throughout south Louisiana were held by Mike Strain, commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, to assure farmers that state and federal
BATON ROUGE – Heavy rains that recently caused historic flooding in south Louisiana will cost the state’s agriculture industry at least $110 million, according to preliminary estimates from the LSU
The distribution center at the old Stage store in Abbeville opened Wednesday afternoon with the goal of meeting the needs of those affected by last weekend’s historic flooding.
MAURICE — If you think the youth don’t care about what goes on in the communities around them, that they are simply taking this time off from school to relax, there are more than 100 North Vermilio