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LSU AgCenter reorganizes parish agents to improve sustainability

Kurt Guidry

“Necessity is the mother of invention,” so the proverb goes. Faced with tight budgets, the Louisiana State University AgCenter needed to take a hard look at Extension agents in its parishes and invent a more sustainable way to provide services to its clientele. “Our hope is to get to a level from a budget standpoint where we’re much more sustainable,” ... Read More »

LSU AgCenter faces potentially devastating budget cuts

LSU AgCenter

Faced with what they call potentially devastating cuts to research and educational programs, Louisiana State University AgCenter leaders have called on constituents to contact their local lawmakers and educate them on the importance of these programs. In a call-to-action letter to supporters, AgCenter leaders outlined the dire financial situation they face as a result of the state’s $650 million shortfall. ... Read More »