When Arielle Pierce was just a girl in her school’s 4-H Club in Collier County, Fla., she never dreamed she would one day be employed in a position to help other young girls and boys experience t
Sweet potatoes have been a part of Avoyelles Parish for generations.
Agriculture is still the heart of the Avoyelles Parish economy, and it maintained a steady beat in 2017, County Agent Justin Dufour said.
The 2018 Avoyelles Parish Livestock Show will be held Friday and Saturday (Jan. 19-20) at the Parish Livestock Barn on Fair Street in Marksville.
A delegation of 10 high school students and their supervisor came a long way to learn how Avoyelles Parish farmers have earned a reputation as some of most efficient in the nation.