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.
How is Louisiana tackling this serious addiction epidemic?
What strategies did each of the major candidates use during the Governor's race?
Would the breakaway City of St. George quash Baton Rouge’s school desegregation progress?
What challenges face our returning veterans?
How serious of a problem is the shortage of public defenders in Louisiana?
How will the lives of those who now have access to health care change?
What happens when police and the people they arrest have different versions of their encounters?
What is living in poverty like?»»» View all Topics!