Wednesday, March 14

SU Land-Grant Campus set to host 8th Annual Louisiana Small Farmer Conference

Event Flyer

Baton Rouge, La. – The three-day Louisiana Small Farmer Conference, themed “Transforming and Elevating Louisiana Small Family Farms,” will be held March 15-17 at the Felton G. Clark Activity Center on the Southern University Baton Rouge campus.

The conference is designed to educate, provide expanded awareness of educational opportunities, USDA programs and services and other resources to help small farmers stay in business.

Events will kick-off at 10:30 a.m. on March 15 with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Southern University Agricultural Land-Grant Campus’s Mobile Education and Technology Center. Other events occurring during the conference will include a grant writing session and the Louisiana Living Legends Banquet, which honors individuals who have made significant contributions to Southern University in the areas of Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences.

Additional conference sessions will cover the topics of:
  • Managing Feral Hogs
  • Programs for Veterans
  • Composting Large Animals
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Biodiversity on your Farm
  • Breeds for Changing Climates
 This year’s conference will also feature an Exhibit Hall, which will provide an opportunity for vendors from various companies and organizations to share information about their products and services with the participants.

On-site registration will begin at 8 a.m. daily during the conference.

Click here to view the conference’s agenda.

For additional information, visit our webpage at or contact Kelli Hollins at 225.771.5782 or via e-mail at


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