Hundreds gathered at the Rice Festival Building on Thursday, January 23 to celebrate the hardworking individuals who work in acres not hours and support South Louisiana’s agricultural industry.
Along with Supreme Rice, the following businesses sponsored this great event: Sunshine Quality Equipment, Falcon Rice Mill, Farmers State Bank, Bank of Commerce, The Bank, First National Bank, J&J Exterminating, Home Bank, Omega Energy, Slemco, Stine Lumber, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS), First South Farm Credit, Schilling Distributors, City of Crowley, Acadia General Hospital, Acadia Parish Clerk, Robby Barousse, Acadia Parish Farm Bureau, C.J. Prevost Insurance Agency, Carmichael’s Cashway Pharmacy, Crowley Grain Drier, Dugas, Soileau & Breaux, CPA Firm, Evangeline Bank & Trust Company, L&M Tire Co., Louisiana Farm & Ranch Magazine, Acadiana Security Plus, Louisiana Land Bank, Louisiana Farm + Ranch Magazine, Rayne State Bank, Scott Privat for Judge, Welsh Irrigation & Equipment.
Special thanks to all who attended, sponsors and the City of Crowley for accommodations. Thanks to the 4-H Ambassadors and Crowley High School Future Farmers’ of America, area Queens and all other volunteers that helped make this event possible! With over 80,000 acres of rice harvested just in Acadia Parish, it is only fitting that we honor our farmers and all affiliated with the agricultural industry.
Golden Grain Sponsors
Acadia General Hospital | Acadia Parish Clerk, Robby Barousse | Acadia Parish Farm Bureau
Crowley Grain Drier | Dugas, Soileau & Breaux, CPA Firm | Evangeline Bank & Trust Company
L&M Tire Co. | Louisiana Farm & Ranch Magazine | Louisiana Land Bank | Louisiana Farm + Ranch Magazine
Rayne State Bank | Scott Privat for Judge | Welsh Irrigation & Equipment | Slemco
2020 Event Photos
The purpose of our annual Farmer’s Appreciation Dinner is to honor our hard working farmers on a successful crop season and harvest! Our farmers make such a large contribution to not only our economy but also our culture, and for that we are truly grateful. Entry tickets purchased include dinner and drinks. Your ticket stub is also put into a drawing for door prizes at the end of the night It is always a great joy to host these farmers every January! With nearly 600 farmers in attendance every year, it is an honor and pleasure to recognize these hard working community members who strive to keep the agricultural industry forever alive!
11 North Parkerson Avenue, Suite B
P.O. Box 2125
Crowley LA 70527