Tuesday, March 15

Today is National Ag Day – thank a farmer

DeLane Ross, Ag Extension Agent works with students in Iberia Parish on composting

7th graders at SU Lab School participate in National Ag Day event. L-r: Cedric Curry, Tiffany Franklin - SU Ag Center Extension Associate, Rodney Gransberry, Eric Wallace, Landen Wynn, Shajeri Smith, Alayjah Washington, Oakley Lewis, Donovan Jones, Gia Wilson and Angela Carter-Robinson - 6th and 7th Grade Science Instructor

Tiffany Franklin, Extension Associate works with students in East Baton Rouge Parish
Baton Rouge, La. - The SU Ag Center is celebrating National Ag Day today across the state. The theme for this year’s NAD is “Stewards of a Healthy Planet.” Youth and adults across Louisiana are engaged in agricultural activities throughout the day at various schools and community events.

As agriculture professionals, we are Stewards of a Healthy Planet —a future for people, animals and nature.

SU Lab School seventh graders participated in the 2016 National Ag Day event hosted by Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center. Today’s activities centered on composting for a healthier soil and environment.

The SU Ag Center National Ag Day Committee comprises of Renita Woods Marshall, Chair; Kenyetta Nelson-Smith, Co-Chair; Tiffany Franklin; Lakeeshia Lusk, Photo Contest Co-chair;
Janana Snowden; Mila Berhane; Stephanie Elwood; De’Shoin York; Chris Chappell, Photo Contest Chair; and Marlin Ford.      


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