Leonard named associate vice chancellor
B. Rogers Leonard, an award-winning entomologist, has been named the new associate vice chancellor for research in the LSU AgCenter. Read more
Rice farmers renew checkoff
Louisiana rice farmers agreed to continue paying a nickel for every 100 pounds of rice for research and 3 cents per hundred pounds for promotion for the next five years. The vote was held Jan. 17. Read more

Tallulah 4-H’ers learn technology
Tallulah, La.–Technology has changed 4-H Club Day in Madison Parish. Instead of a standard 50-minute meeting, reading minutes and preparing for the next contest or event, 4-H Club Day for 4-H members in this northeast Louisiana town is conducted with a mobile technology lab, according to LSU AgCenter 4-H agent Karol Osborne. Read more

11 more join ranks of Louisiana Master Farmers
Eleven men and women were honored on Jan.12 for completing the Louisiana Master Farmer Program. The ceremony was conducted as part of the annual convention of the Louisiana Association of Conservation Districts. Read more

Veterinary Science, Animal Sciences merge
The LSU Board of Supervisors approved the merger of the Department of Veterinary Science into the School of Animal Sciences at its meeting Feb. 3. Read more

(These article was published in the fall 2011 issue of Louisiana Agriculture magazine.)

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