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Alfred Todd Landry Alfred Todd Landry

Todd Landry is a great farmer. He farms along Bayou Teche his younger brother, Patrick. He's proud of his success but wonders what more he could have learned about life and farming had his father had lived just one more day.

Bobby Morris Bobby Morris A lot of industry observers would classify Bobby Morris of West Baton Rouge Parish and his  family members that make up Morris Farms Partnership as the ideal American family farming enterprise.  
Celebrating Louisiana's Sugarcane Families Gravois Family Louisianaís sugarcane industry has been a top economic driver in the state for more than 221 years and is celebrating the family farmers who have been farming cane for generations in a series of television ads this 2016 harvesting season.
Charles GuidryCharles GuidrySugarcane farmer Charles Guidry of Erath, Louisiana knew that if he was going to get ahead, things would have to change. But as the old Serenity Prayer goes, one has to have the courage to change the things one can.
Dane Berard Dane Berard Dane Berard Sugarcane farmer Dane Berard of Breaux Bridge runs his operation pretty much like the other 483 growers of the Sugar Belt. He and his partner, Glenn Thibodaux, have an investment in their sugarcane and soybean farm and have been successful for many years.
Donald SeguraDonald SeguraDonald Segura of New Iberia says heís retired but he may be busier than ever. For a man that likes to stay busy, thatís saying a lot. The 76-year-old French speaker has concurrently been a sugarcane, okra, pepper, wheat and soybean farmer while he was a dairyman milking 100 cows twice a day, driving a school bus and operating a community grocery store.
Eddie Lewis Eddie "Boss Man" LewisEddie Lewis III of Youngsville never planned on being a sugarcane farmer. His grandfather, Eddie "Boss ManĒ Lewis Sr., and father, Eddie Lewis Jr., ran the family farming operation. But plans are plans and reality doesnít always cooperate. And while a lot of things have changed in southeastern Lafayette Parish, the Lewis family has been farming sugarcane off Linden Lewis Road for six generations.
Grady BubenzerGrady BubenzerThe Bubenzers owe a lot to their grandfather, Harvey, and father, Harvey Jr., who instilled in the boys an appreciation for skillful land management, planning and research."He (my father) was really the innovator as far as land leveling,Ē Grady said. "We had a lot of problem with Johnson grass back in those days but he really made it a lot easier on us, the next generation,
Joby BeaudJoby Beaud A fifth generation farmer, Joby Beaud comes from a family whose name is synonymous with farming in Pointe Coupee Parish.
Ken Gravois Ken Gravois In medieval times, noble families had specific rules for inheritance. The oldest son inherited the noble title and all of the lands. The best bet for the second son was to become a scholar and learn to make a living by his wits. The third son was "givenĒ to the Church. In Ken Gravoisís sugarcane farming family of six, he and his twin brother didnít consider the priesthood, but decided to give the scholarly world a sshot.
Lane BlanchardBlanchard Boys TNDo it yourself ó thatís the only way that sugarcane farmer Lane Blanchard and his brothers, Harvey and Brant know how to make things happen down at their Iberia Parish farm.
Mark Patout Mark Patout Sugarcane farmer Mark Patout of Jeanerette was one of the League members concerned about issues affecting the publicís perception of the sugarcane business. He believes itís important for the non-farming public to know that sugarcane farmers are a conscientious group concerned about road safety and environmental issues.
Mitchel OursoMitchel Ourso

Many Louisiana sugarcane farmers say their farming operation is just a little olí family-owned farm, but the Mitchel J. Ourso family of Iberville Parish takes it to an extreme.

Pierre "Pete" Lanaux Pete LanauxA conversation with St. John the Baptist Parish sugarcane farmer Pierre "PeteĒ Lanaux slips easily between the past and the present. At 88 years old, Mr. Pete may be the stateís eldest farmer. Certainly his farming career, which spans 68 years, is older than the average age (55) of the American farmer.
Rodney SimoneauxRodney Simoneaux of Assumption Parish is surveying a wet field on the north side of Highway 38. Even though itís late November, heís hoping it will dry up enough to plant sugarcane.
Ronald GonsoulinRonnie Gonsoulin South Louisiana land is good for many things, but itís especially good for growing sugarcaneÖand itís good for Iberia Parish farmer Ronnie Gonsoulin. Gonsoulin and his cane farming brethren can grow sugarcane in just about any soil type in the Bayou State.
Ted BroussardTed and John BroussardSt. Mary Parish sugarcane farmer Ted Broussard was born to be a farmer."A farmerís job changes every ten minutes,Ē Ted said as he directed his cane wagons across Verdunville Road to his loading site.He clearly enjoys being a farmer and attacks every challenge like a general devising a battle plan.
Troy Thibodeaux Troy Thibodeaus Grower Troy Thibodeaux of Labadieville is constantly thinking of ways to make his sugarcane farming business more efficient.His innovations have helped to make his 3000-acre farm more profitable. He conceived and built multiple 30-foot five-row cultivators.
His innovations have helped to make his 3000-acre farm more profitable. He conceived and built multiple 30-foot five-row cultivators. - See more at: http://amscl.org/sugar-news-archives/Troy-Thibodeaux#sthash.N5sSMK1Z.dpuf
His innovations have helped to make his 3000-acre farm more profitable. He conceived and built multiple 30-foot five-row cultivators. - See more at: http://amscl.org/sugar-news-archives/Troy-Thibodeaux#sthash.NQ9utTMw.dpuf
His innovations have helped to make his 3000-acre farm more profitable. He conceived and built multiple 30-foot five-row cultivators. - See more at: http://amscl.org/sugar-news-archives/Troy-Thibodeaux#sthash.NQ9utTMw.dpuf



   

 

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