Lincoln Parish Extension
As the Era of Reconstruction took hold following the Civil War, a new parish was carved from existing ones in 1873 and named after recently slain president Abraham Lincoln. In Lincoln Parish is the city of Ruston which is home to Louisiana Tech and Grambling State University. Ruston bosts a bustling economy and has a new airport to serve existing business and industry, including timber, poultry and cattle industries.

Agriculture and Natural Resources

The Lincoln Parish ANR program offers quarterly meetings for cattle producers. These meetings give producers the most up-to-date information for making economical decisions for the cattle operations. Lincoln Parish also has an active Master Gardener program that has approximately 72 graduates who give back the knowledge learned in these classes to the community through volunteering in horticulture-related activities. Throughout the year, demonstrations, displays and meetings relate to water conservation in an effort to keep the public aware of declining groundwater levels of the Sparta Aquifer.

Contact Lincoln Parish Extension

Gary Stockton
RUSTON, Louisiana  71270-4438
Phone: 318/251-5134
Fax: 318/251-8697


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

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