Class XV Application (2016-2018)
Applications are now being accepted for Class XV of the Agricultural Leadership Development Program, which begins in January 2016.

History of the Ag Leadership program

Welcome to LaYAPP
The LSU AgCenter’s Louisiana Young Ag Producer Program (LaYAPP) is a one-year intensive classroom/hands-on, mentor-based experience that introduces high school juniors and seniors to the options available in the areas of food and fiber production and encourages them to consider a career in agricultural production.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Community Leadership and Economic Development Program
Community Leadership and Economic Development FAQ

Agricultural Leadership Development Alumni
Alumni Directory broken down by AgLeadership classes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions about the Agricultural Leadership Development Program.
2014-2016: Class XIV
Class XIV Group Picture
Every two years, the Louisiana State University AgCenter selects 25 of the most promising young men and women from the agricultural community to participate in a two-year educational program designed to strengthen leadership and the future of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, nurseries, rural media and agribusiness in the state.
Ag Leaders visit nation’s Capitol
Ag Leaders at Farm Bureau headquarters
(Distributed 06/30/08) Participants in the LSU AgCenter’s Agricultural Leadership Development Program visited Washington, D.C., in mid-June as part of the two-year study program. Briefings on agricultural issues and visits with Louisiana’s legislative delegation were some of the highlights of the June 10-14 study tour to Washington, D.C., for this 11th class to participate in the program coordinated by the LSU AgCenter.
New class begins LSU AgCenter leadership program
(Distributed 01/17/08) Twenty-five men and women from across Louisiana began a two-year venture in the LSU AgCenter’s Agricultural Leadership Development Program when they attended their first class last week (Jan. 8-10) in Baton Rouge.
The Ag Leadership curriculum requires about 40 days of training, which includes lectures, field trips, and study tours.
Louisiana 4-H’ers Learn Value of Community Service
Book drive
Members of 4-H Clubs across Louisiana are learning what it means to be good citizens, and they’re showing it through a variety of community service projects.For example, Ouachita Parish 4-H’ers are collecting books to distribute to hospitals and charity organizations in their parish.