Several Bayou Vista Garden Club members and Bayou Vista Elementary students show off the final harvest of carrots planted in the Fall. Front row from left are Thomas Drawbaugh Jr., Brody Newton, Blaze Harrison, Alyse Harrison, Willie Webb, Reagan Breaux, Parker Harrison, Dawson Richard and Izzi Landry. Back row from left are garden club members Darlene Aucoin, Jo Ann Ryan, Adopt-a-School Chairman Donna Richard, Dawn Thomason and Gloria Roy.
Bayou Vista Elementary School students and Bayou Vista Garden Club members completed the final harvest of carrots in the vegetable gardens planted at the school in the Fall.
Mary K. Schmidl, center, adjunct professor in food science and nutrition at the University of Minnesota, was guest speaker at the 14th Annual Patrick Lecture on April 19 and 20 in Baton Rouge. With Schmidl are, left, Louise Wicker, director of the LSU AgCenter School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, and Ruth Patrick, retired AgCenter food and nutrition specialist.
BATON ROUGE — The world has about 6.2 million square miles of cropland, about the size of South America, and 11.6 million acres of pastures, about the size of Africa.