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Local AgCenter losses uncertain

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It’s uncertain how proposed cuts to the LSU AgCenter will affect the local extension office, but chances are that they will.

An Associated Press story last month announced that the LSU AgCenter was considering a declaration of financial emergency because it was facing a $3 million budget cut after cutting more than a quarter of its staff and closing several facilities.

Because of tenure positions, the LSU AgCenter would require a declared state of emergency to lay off more employees.

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