SU Ag Center livestock show continues through March 2, 2013 - Friday, February 1, 2013
Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center is
its 70th Annual Livestock Show for youth participants and families,
through March 2, 2013, at the Maurice Edmond Livestock Arena,
14600 Scenic Hwy, Baton Rouge.
During the three-day event, 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.
purposes of the show are 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