BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Several LSU AgCenter experts will discuss their research projects for rice, corn, soybean and cotton farming at the National Conservation Systems Conference on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.
The event is planned for the Crown Plaza Hotel in Baton Rouge.
Farmers will be able to talk with LSU AgCenter scientists and scientists from universities across the Midsouth, said LSU AgCenter Vice Chancellor John Russin.
Paul Coreil, LSU AgCenter vice chancellor for extension, said farmers also will be able to discuss with their colleagues practices to grow corn, soybeans, cotton and rice.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.