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Photo by Olivia McClure/LSU AgCenter
Phyllis Taylor, chairperson and president of the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation, speaks during a ceremony announcing her organization’s grant of $1.4 million to the LSU AgCenter. The ceremony was held June 13, 2019, at the AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden in Baton Rouge. The grant will fund a project aimed at reducing nutrient runoff from crop fields.

Photo by Olivia McClure/LSU AgCenter
From left, LSU President F. King Alexander, Patrick F. Taylor Foundation Chairperson and President Phyllis Taylor and LSU Vice President for Agriculture Bill Richardson sign documents related to a $1.4
million Taylor Foundation grant awarded to the LSU AgCenter. The funding was announced June 13, 2019, at a ceremony at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden in Baton Rouge. The grant will fund a
project aimed at reducing nutrient runoff from crop fields.

LSU AgCenter receives $1.4 million from Patrick F. Taylor Foundation for nutrient runoff research

BATON ROUGE — The Patrick F. Taylor Foundation has awarded a $1.4 million grant to the LSU AgCenter to fund a four-year research project on reducing nutrient runoff from crop fields.
The award was announced at a ceremony June 13 at the AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden in Baton Rouge.

Erath City Hall

Erath citizens may see small hike in August sewer bill

ERATH - In August, Erath residents may see a slight increase in their sewer rates after the Erath Aldermen adopt a $2.10 rate increase if residents use more than 2,000 gallons of water a month.
At Monday night’s aldermen meeting, a new ordinance was introduced to modify sewer rates in the town of Erath. At the next meeting in July, the aldermen are expected to approve rate adjustment, and it will go into effect in August.

Casting for a Cause fishing tournament begins Thursday

Casting for a Cause was formed to improve and maintain the financial strength of other essential charitable organizations, as a way of giving back to the community.
Each year, the 5 - member board will select a meaningful organization and/or cause to benefit from the proceeds of the annual fishing tournament. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention was selected as the beneficiary for the Casting for a Cause tournament which will be held on Thursday, June 13.

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