Commission Info

Welcome to the Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission

The Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Marketing Commission is made up of 11 members, appointed by the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, to represent growers, shippers, processors and bankers. The mission of the Commission is to promote the consumption of sweet potatoes, in particular Louisiana sweet potatoes, by educating consumers on the yam’s many nutritional attributes and its amazing versatility in popular, delicious recipes. The administrative office of the Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission is located in Louisiana’s capital city of Baton Rouge in the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, under the direction of Commissioner Mike Strain.