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SU Ag Center Celebrates 70th Livestock Show

2/18/2013

The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will hold its 70th Annual Livestock Show for youth participants, February 28 through March 2 at the Maurice Edmond Livestock Arena, 14600 Scenic Hwy.

 

 

Young farmers and ranchers from across the state will have the opportunity to display animals that have been showcased or have won in parish competitions during the three-day event..

 

 

The show is designed to stimulate a greater interest in increasing the production of livestock among farmers in Louisiana; serve as a basis for improving breeding practices for livestock; create interest in producing livestock products as business enterprises; assist in developing a better spirit of cooperative effort among rural and urban residents; and provide an opportunity for youth to develop ownership and leadership skills.

 

 

For more information contact Christie Monroe at christie_monroe@suagcenter.com or 225-771-4350.