Baton Rouge, La – The SU Ag Center in collaboration with the LSU AgCenter will hold a Save Rural America field day in St. Helena Parish on Monday, June 10, from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. Extension agents, specialists and state experts will provide educational programs at the St. Helena Parish Park, 227 Park Loop Road, Greensburg, LA 70441. Activities will include tours to Southeast Research Station in Franklin, Goat Farm/Johnson Rodeo Pen in Montpelier, and J&L Farms Home Garden. The event will also feature nutrition demonstration and USDA exhibit. The event is free to everyone who is interested in learning about agriculture, gardening, irrigation, wild life and livestock management. Lunch will be provided.
To register, please contact Angela Myles, Parish Chair Youth Development or Rev. John Holiday, Extension Aide at 225-222-4136 or Warner Hall at 225-931-0534.