Nomination deadline approaching for Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction

Kenneth Gautreaux  |  11/6/2017 4:25:56 PM

(11/06/17) BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is accepting nominations through Nov. 20 for its induction ceremony, which will be held March 22, 2018, at the L’Auberge Hotel in Baton Rouge.

The nomination form can be found online at www.louisianaagriculturehallofdistinction.com or through 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.

Last year, C.A. “Buck” Vandersteen, Ray Young and James Graugnard Sr. were inducted into the Hall of Distinction.

For more information, contact Don Molino with the Louisiana Radio Network at 225-291-2727, ext. 210, or don@louisianaradionetwork.com or Bobby Soileau with the LSU AgCenter at 225-578-3659 or bsoileau@agcenter.lsu.edu.

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