(11/19/21) BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is still accepting nominations through Dec. 3 for its induction ceremony, which will be held March 24, 2022, in Baton Rouge.
The nomination form can be found online at www.louisianaagriculturehallofdistinction.com or at any parish LSU AgCenter extension office.
The nomination form should include the nominee’s major contributions to Louisiana agriculture, any leadership roles, honors and awards received by the nominee, and significant civic and public service accomplishments performed by the nominee.
A joint effort of the LSU AgCenter, Louisiana Radio Network, Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction honors individuals who have made significant contributions to agriculture or agriculture-related industries. Nominations can represent farming, ranching, forestry, aquaculture, fisheries, education or agribusiness.
The three individuals inducted in 2021 were Ronnie Anderson, of Ethel, who served as Louisiana Farm Bureau president for 31 years; John Gay, a sugarcane farmer from Plaquemine; and Jackie Loewer, a rice farmer from Branch.
For more information, contact Don Molino with the Louisiana Radio Network at 225-291-2727, ext. 210, or email@example.com or Bobby Soileau with the LSU AgCenter at 225-578-3659 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture