2014 was another great year to be a Louisiana farmer.
According to Nola.com, Louisiana agriculture added $12.7 billion to the state economy last year. This is a gain of 7.6%, or $900 million from last year. This is the third year in a row Louisiana farmers had record-beating values for their commodities.
The biggest contributor to the 2014 increase was forestry with an increase of $981 million from 2013.