LBA Holds Agriculture Meeting in Lake Charles

LBA held the annual Agriculture Meeting in Lake Charles on December 14-15 with more than 45 bankers from across the state attending. Thank you to the conference sponsors:

Farmer Mac
ICBA Bancard & TCM Bank/ICBA Securities
ProAg Bankware Technologies

(above) Agriculture Meeting attendees are pictured touring Bayou Rum Distillery.

(above) Agriculture Meeting attendees are pictured learning about the distillation and distribution process while touring the Bayou Rum Distillery.

(above) Agriculture Meeting attendees learned about crawfish farming from Burt Tietje, a crawfish and rice farmer.

(above) The Tuesday night dinner included a update on the state's agricultural landscape from Commissioner of Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain (not pictured). 

(above) Patrick Kerrigan of FarmerMac addresses the conference attendees during the Sponsor Spotlight session on Wednesday.