|Rep. Charles Boustany's Legislative Aide Visits Louisiana Rice Industry|
CROWLEY, LA -- (Aug. 28) Jack Pandol, legislative aide to Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA), took the opportunity to learn about the Louisiana rice industry while in the state on Congress's August district work period. Dr. Steve Linscombe, director of the Louisiana State University (LSU) AgCenter Rice Research Station presented an in-depth review of rice research activities in Louisiana.
Following a research station tour, Pandol visited GF & P Zaunbrecher Farms where Fred Zaunbrecher, member of the Louisiana Rice Producers' Group, discussed rice and crawfish production, on-farm grain storage and marketing with Pandol. Zaunbrecher stressed the need for Congress to act quickly to reauthorize the farm bill this year.
Photo caption: Zaunbrecher discusses rice production with Pandol.