Nomination deadline for Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction approaching

(11/03/22) BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is still accepting nominations through Nov. 18 for its induction ceremony, which will be held March 2, 2023, in Baton Rouge.

The nomination form can be found online at or 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 2022 were Paul Coreil, former director of the Louisiana Cooperative Extensions Service and current chancellor of LSU Alexandria; longtime Louisiana Radio Network farm broadcaster Don Molino, of Baton Rouge; and Jim Monroe, the former assistant to the president of Louisiana Farm Bureau, where Monroe worked for 47 years.

For more information, contact Don Molino with the Louisiana Radio Network at 225-291-2727, ext. 210, or or Bobby Soileau with the LSU AgCenter at 225-578-3659 or

11/3/2022 12:58:24 PM
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