Congratulations to Mr. Cullen M. Kovac on his recent appointment as board vice-chairman of the Louisiana Land Bank Board of Directors. Mr. Kovac has served as a LLB board director since 2012.
Cullen M. Kovac is a co-owner/operator in Kovac Cattle, Inc., which is a cow/calf and stocker operation in Oak Grove, Louisiana. Mr. Kovac is vice-president of the Fiske Union Water System. He also serves as chairman of the West Carroll Soil and Water Conservation District Board and is president of the West Carroll Parish Farm Bureau Board. Mr. Kovac also serves as board vice president on the West Carroll Parish School Board.
Louisiana Land Bank stockholders recently completed the 2019 election for the board of directors. Re-elected is John F. Earles from Bunkie, La. representing the Opelousas branch area and W. Benjamin “Ben” Guthrie from St. Joseph, La. representing the Winnsboro [...]
Louisiana Land Bank Board of Directors, CEO Stephen Austin and employees are saddened by the loss of Mr. Robert A. "Sonny" Stinson. Mr. Stinson, who served the Land Bank for over 40 years, passed away Sunday, June 30th. He was a devoted friend and supporter to the employees [...]
Louisiana Land Bank CEO Stephen Austin was proud to present a $7,500.00 check for Hannah Devall, the 2019 Young Farmer & Rancher Excellence in Agriculture award recipient. Congratulations Hannah!
Louisiana Land Bank stockholder Kody Beavers, a full-time farmer of corn, soybeans and cotton in Franklin Parish, took home the 2019 Discussion Meet State Award. Congratulations Kody!
Congratulations to Louisiana Land Bank stockholders, Adam and Megan Caughern for being this year's recipients of the 2019 Young Farmer & Rancher Achievement award. Adam and Megan live in Gilliam, Louisiana. They grow and sell hay to local businesses and cattlemen in [...]
LLB CEO Stephen Austin shared his thoughts and appreciation to the 2019 winners of the "Louisiana Century Award" at the annual Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation conference that was held in New Orleans, La.
As stockholders in a customer-owned cooperative, Louisiana Land Bank borrowers have the opportunity to share in our association’s earnings. This benefit of doing business with a cooperative can significantly reduce the cost of borrowing money.
Because of our [...]
What an AWESOME video of one of our own board directors, Grady Coburn! We are SO very proud of his recent induction into the Louisiana Agricultural Hall of Distinction and so grateful for his willingness to share his knowledge and expertise on our board. THANK YOU AND [...]
Louisiana Land Bank welcomes William Benjamin "Ben" Guthrie to its board of directors. Mr. Guthrie is a resident of Newellton, Louisiana, and he and his spouse, Whitney, have three sons. Over the past 16 years, Mr. Guthrie has been involved daily in production agriculture. He [...]
Louisiana Land Bank is pleased to announce its recent hire of Robert Crotty, who has joined the Land Bank team as a senior loan officer for the Alexandria branch office. Crotty has several years of agricultural account management experience. He received a bachelor’s [...]
Congratulations to LLB Board Director, Grady Coburn on his induction into the Agriculture Hall of Distinction! We are so grateful for his willingness to share his knowledge and expertise on our board. THANK YOU AND CONGRATULATIONS! Also, congratulations goes out to LLB [...]
The loan support and administrative staff held their annual training meeting in Baton Rouge last week. The meeting was very informative and fun at the same time. The staff collaborates each year at this time in order to provide the very best customer service to our [...]
Bobby Soileau, director of the LSU AgCenter Agricultural Leadership Development Program, has been named recipient of the 2018 Outstanding International Leadership Program Director award by the International Association of Programs for Agricultural Leaders.
Stockholders of the Farm Credit Bank of Texas (FCBT) recently elected John L. "Jack" Dailey of Extension, La., to the bank’s board of directors. He will serve a three-year term, beginning Jan. 1, 2019.
He succeeds Brad Bean, who has served on the FCBT board [...]
The ribbon cutting/open house for our Tallulah branch office was a success! Thank you to all our stockholders, directors, employees and friends that participated in this event. We feel the new office will help us serve our customers in even a greater capacity now. Please feel [...]