Agriculture in St. Mary Parish

Camelia W. Soprano, Flanagan, Jimmy W.

The fall sugarcane harvest is a familiar site in St. Mary Parish

Crop production is an important part of the economics of St. Mary Parish. Sugarcane production leads the list, with a gross farm value of $61,042,230.00 in 2011. Other crops, such as soybeans, citrus fruits and forestry added another $1,278.954.00.  Livestock production, which includes cattle, horses, rabbits, sheep and goats, and swine, also added an additional $1,066,305.00.

Our parish office provides comprehensive information on a variety of agricultural and horticultural topics, including agriculture crops, livestock production, environmental management, agricultural economics, insect and weed control, and Recommended Production Practices.

For more information about these and other Agriculture topics, call the St. Mary Parish Extension office at (337) 828-4100, extension 300, or visit us at 500 Main Street, Room 314 (Courthouse) in Franklin. You can also email your questions directly to Jimmy Flanagan, Assistant Agent, St. Mary and Iberia Parishes.

Current Weather and Climate Conditions

Sugarcane Production Web Site

Sugarcane Publications

Soybean Production Web Site

Wheat Production Web Site

Publications and Periodicals

Agriculture Programs

St. Mary Parish Agriculture
4/13/2005 9:15:45 PM
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