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.
Dr. Paul Coreil, Director of the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service, explains the need for piloting the Louisiana Young Ag Producers Program in Louisiana and requests assistance in recruiting high school juniors and seniors for the program.
(TV News 11/29/10) About a dozen high school students are spending a year immersed in agriculture. The students are participating in the Louisiana Young Ag Producers Program. LSU AgCenter correspondent Tobie Blanchard has the story. (Runtime: 1:35)
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture