Vernon Parish Extension
Vernon Parish, located in west-central Louisiana, covers an area of 1,332 square miles. The parish is considered the "Heart of Sportsman's Paradise," and there are 84,000 square miles of surrounding Kisatchie National Forest. Near the city of Leesville is Fort Polk, the fifth largest military installation in the nation.

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Vernon Parish Beef Alliance has ten producers that joined together to form an alliance. They developed a feeder calve program that ships about five loads of calves which amounts to about $500,000.00 to Vernon Parish.

The Horse Industry in Vernon Parish has seen an increase in the number of race horses. This is generalized economic development for Vernon Parish through the purchase of feeds, fertilizer, equipment and pharmaceutical supplies.

Contact Vernon Parish Extension

Kathryn Rector
Administrative Coordinator
201 South Third Street
PO BOX 559
Leesville, Louisiana  71496-0559
Phone: 337/239-3231
Fax: 337/239-3232


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Vernon Parish, Louisiana

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