Webster Parish Extension
Webster Parish in Northwest Louisiana boasts superb hunting and fishing in beautiful Lake Bistineau, Caney Lakes and Kistatchie Forest.  Major industrial products manufactured include paper and paper products, oil, gas, butane, timber, timber products, farm implements, dump trailer, plywood board and extensive gravel and road contracting businesses. Minden, the parish seat, is a historic town where old brick streets still lead down Main Street.

Agriculture and Natural Resources

The Webster Parish Extension Office provides citizens with a variety of services in agriculture and natural resources. These include: soil sampling through the LSU AgCenter Soil Laboratory, forage and hay sampling through the LSU AgCenter Forage Lab and water sampling through the LSU AgCenter Chemistry Department. Staff of the Webster Parish Extension Office work closely with local commodity groups such as the Webster Parish Cattlemen’s Association and governmental organizations such as the Dorcheat Soil and Water Conservation Board, the USDA NRCS, USDA Farms Service Agency and the Webster Farm Bureau Federation to increase knowledge and assist area stakeholders through a wide variety of educational opportunities. Master Gardener classes are being offered to interested clientele in early summer. Piney Hills Master Gardeners assist the Extension Service by consulting with homeowners, processing soil samples, providing scholarship programs for parish youth and volunteering their services in numerous ways. Classes are held at the parish extension office on Thursdays in June, July and August. 

Contact Webster Parish Extension

Joan Almond
MINDEN, Louisiana  71055
Phone: 318/371-1371
Fax: 318/371-9005


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Webster Parish, Louisiana

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