The Louisiana Family Farm Technical
Assistance Program (LFFTAP). Program
personnel advise farmers on sound
practices with respect to record keeping,
production practices, alternative
cropping system, marketing strategies,
loan and loan repayment programs.
Farmers assisted have become current
with their accounts or, have graduated
from agency to commercial banks.
Current program initiatives include the
- Production of holstein steers as a
source of lean beef under Louisiana
- Agronomic evaluation of kenaf as a
potential forage for small animal
- Rabbit production project for
Louisiana. Herbs as alternative crops
for Small Scale Farmers.
Dawn Mellion Patton
Southern University and A&M College,
Cooperative Extension Service,
141 A.O. Williams Hall,
PO Box 10010,
Baton Rouge, LA 70813.
Phone: (225) 771-2242