The Louisiana Egg Commission strives to educate consumers of
all ages on the nutritional value of egg and egg products. The Commission also approves and issues licenses to entities engaged
in egg production and wholesale, and upholds and regulates all rules of the Commission.
The Commission meets in the spring and fall to
discuss past and upcoming promotions.
are updated on all issues concerning the regulation of eggs and egg products as well as financial issues concerning the Commission.
The Egg Commission derives its funding from an assessment fee
on each case of eggs and egg products produced and processed in the state of Louisiana. Assessment fees are also collected
on all out of state eggs and egg products that are distributed into Louisiana.
The Egg Commission promotes eggs in many ways; some of the on-going yearly function are:
- Two large radio promotions during Christmas and Easter
- Works closely with the American Egg Board on all state activities
- Participates in various trade shows through out the state such as:
- Other promotions are done when the opportunity arises and the Commission
thinks the exposure will be of benefit
In addition to promotional activities the Commission partners
with the Louisiana Poultry Federation to award the Louisiana Poultry Industries Educational Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship
is awarded to qualified students who meet specific requirements and attend a Louisiana institution.
Scholarship information is available from:
Dr. Theresia Lavergne
120 Ingram Hall, LSU
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
- Other monetary awards are given through LSU Ag Center on a yearly basis.
To listen to our latest radio advertisement,
click on the link below
Radio Media Ad
Yard Eggs For Sale!
Here are a few things to remember:
- Keep refigerated 45 degrees or below
be in an unmarked carton (Not a reused major store brand)
- Date when the eggs were gathered and placed in the carton
Eggs are a good source of all-natural, high-quality protein,
so they can help keep you satisfied longer, making it easier to resist tempting snacks throughout the day.
LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & FORESTRY
MIKE STRAIN DVM, COMMISSIONER
P.O. Box 1951 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821 (225)925-3772
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