(03/10/20) JEANERETTE, La.— The LSU AgCenter recognized 44 graduates from the Louisiana Master Cattleman program during a field day on March 7.
The Louisiana Master Cattleman Program is a commodity-specific program designed to help beef producers become more profitable and environmentally sustainable.
The program, which covers all aspects of beef production, began in 2004.
Graduates from Lafayette Parish included Kirk Bernard, Shann Comeaux, Dwayne Martin, Melanie Martin, Rene Prejean and Travis Thibeaux.
St. Martin Parish graduates were Allen Blanchard, Allen Bourgeois, Brady Bourgeois and Jody Stelly.
Acadia Parish graduates were Shanon Gaspard, Colby Gothreaux, Richard Gothreaux, Lee Krouse and Ronald Roy.
Vermilion Parish graduates were Joshua Renard, Amanda Vanya, Shannon Neveaux, Thomas Menard, Peter Menard, Kristi Broussard, Keysa Delino, Robert Duhon and John Franques.
Iberia Parish graduates were Vernon Trahan, Lawrence Thompson, Anthony Sagrera, Lisa Patout, Carroll Boudreaux and Coy Fitch.
West Feliciana Parish graduates were Jarrod Neal, Lisa Neal, Michael Neal and Sally Neal.
St. Landry Parish graduates were Monique Ledet, Michael Marino, Geno Delafose, Yvette Delafose, Emily Miller and Ted Miller.
Other graduates included David Billings, from Texas; Rane Sills, of Allen Parish; and Brett Robillard and Lisa Robillard, of Pointe Coupee Parish.
A total of 44 graduates of the Louisiana Master Cattleman Program graduated during the Acadiana beef cattle producers field day at the LSU AgCenter Iberia Research Station on March 7, 2020. Shown here are, back row, Michael Marino, Lawrence Thompson, Jody Stelly, Geno Delafose, Joshua Renard, Yvette Delafose, Robert Duhon, Jarrod Neal, Anthony Sagrera. Second row, AgCenter agent Andrew Granger, Colby Gothreaux, Shannon Neveaux, Richard Gothreaux, Carroll Boudreaux, Rane Sills, Keysa Delino, Emily Miller, Ted Miller, Coy Fitch, Ronald Roy, Monique Ledet, Dwayne Martin, Melanie Martin, Lisa Patout, Kristi Broussard, Lisa Neal, Lisa Robillard, Michael Neal, Brett Robillard, AgCenter agent Stan Dutile. Kneeling, Shanon Gaspard, Rene Prejean, Vernon Trahan, Thomas Menard, John Franques, Peter Menard, Allen Blanchard. Not shown are Brady Bourgeois, Allen Bourgeois, David Billings, Kirk Bernard, Sally Neal, Travis Thibeaux, Shann Comeaux, Lee Krouse and Amanda Vanya. Photo by Bruce Schultz/LSU AgCenter
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