LA: BOLL WEEVIL ERADICATION IN SIGHT

News Date: 06/15/2010

Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said the Boll Weevil Eradication Commission expects that Louisiana will be boll weevil free by the end of 2010.

“We’ve made tremendous progress with the boll weevil program in the last two years,” Strain said. “The success of the program is due to the hard work of the employees in the Boll Weevil Eradication Program, as well as continued support for the program from the cotton producers, Boll Weevil Eradication Commission members, Technical Advisory Committee members and the state legislators from the cotton-producing areas of the state.

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