St.James

The Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation is the state’s largest general farm organization with a membership of nearly 150,000. We're committed to the development and prosperity of Louisiana's farmers, ranchers and agriculture. We are a private, non-profit, non-governmental agency established in 1922 to bring a voice to agricultural issues.

The Louisiana Farm Bureau is made up of volunteer leaders at the local, parish and statewide levels. Each parish has a parish Farm Bureau, with its own president and board members. 


St. James Parish
CONTACT INFORMATION

EAST ST. JAMES
PH: (225) 869-5433
F: (225) 869-9811
Hours: M-TH 8:30am-4:30pm & 
F 8:30am-4pm
Street Address:
3763 Nicole Lane 
Paulina, LA 70763-2261
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WEST ST. JAMES
PH: (225) 265-4292
F: (225) 265-2370
Hours: M-TH 8:30am-4:30pm &
F 8:30am-4pm
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 97
Vacherie, LA 70090
Street Address:
2970 South Bank Lane
Vacherie, LA 70090
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Insurance Websites:
www.eaststjamesfarmbureau.com
www.weststjamesfarmbureau.com


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St. James Parish Farm Bureau

The Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation is the state’s largest general farm organization with a membership of nearly 150,000. We're committed to the development and prosperity of Louisiana's farmers, ranchers and agriculture. We are a private, non-profit, non-governmental agency established in 1922 to bring a voice to agricultural issues.

The Louisiana Farm Bureau is made up of volunteer leaders at the local, parish and statewide levels. Each parish has a parish Farm Bureau, with its own president and board members. 
 

East St. James Board of Directors

Parish President: Peter Dufresne
Vice President: Ozane Gravois
Secretary: Ricky Roussel
Treasurer: Keith Martin
Ag in the Classroom Chair: Denise Hymel
Women's Leadership Committee Chair: Belinda Martin
Young Farmers & Ranchers Chair: Brandon Gravois
 

West St. James Board of Directors

Parish President: Greg Gravois
Vice President: Charles Gravois, Jr.
Secretary: Arthur Schexnayder, Jr.
Treasurer: Charles Gravois, III
Ag in the Classroom Chair: Tammy Matirne
Women's Leadership Committee Chair: Crystal Gravois
 

2014 St. James Parish Agricultural Production

St. James Parish is located in southeastern Louisiana along the Mississippi River, making the land chiefly alluvial. St. James Parish is the sole producer of perique tobacco, grown on a thousand-acre tract along the Mississippi River. The parish is also a large producer of sugarcane.

Total Agricultural Production: $34,630,661
>>Total Plant Enterprises Production: $32,955,458
>>Total Fisheries & Wildlife Enterprises Production: $1,189,681
>>Total Animal Enterprises Production: $485,521
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