LSU AgCenter Economist John Westra to Speak at March 26 Press Club

LSU AgCenter economist John Westra will address the Press Club at noon Monday, March 26.

Westra will report on the latest Louisiana agriculture summary, which will be released that day. While other sectors of the Louisiana economy struggle, the agriculture economy continues to thrive with numbers up again in 2011 over 2010.

Press Club meets on Mondays at the De La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge at 320 Third St. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.