Carrie Castille, Ph.D., is the Deputy Assistant Commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF).
The LDAF is responsible for the promotion, protection and advancement of agriculture and forestry in the state.
Previously, she served eight years as an Assistant Professor at the LSU AgCenter. She received her Ph.D. from LSU in Renewable Natural Resources with a minor in political science. She also received her Masters from LSU in Environmental Toxicology and Bachelors degree in engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The focus of her work at LDAF includes agricultural marketing and economic development, agritourism, renewable energy and natural resource policy analysis.
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