St. Louis Planting, Inc.
Patrick Frischhertz is a sugarcane, soybean, and wheat farmer from Plaquemine, Louisiana. He was born and raised in southern Louisiana. He graduated from Louisiana State University with a BA in History and Education in 2007. Also, while attending LSU (2003-06), he was a four-year member of the Track and Field team. Patrick is a graduate of the Loyola University of New Orleans, School of Law with a Juris Doctor in 2010.
Shortly after graduating from law school, Patrick married his wife, Sarah, and joined her seven-generation family farm. Patrick currently farms with his mother and father in law and acts as the farm’s general manager, overseeing the day to day operations of their 3,400 acre sugarcane farm. Patrick is also a graduate of the LSU Ag Center’s Leadership Program, Class XIV and a graduate of the LSU Ag Center’s Sugarcane Production School.
Patrick currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Sugar Cane League and as the Chairman of its National Legislative Committee. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Iberville Parish Farm Bureau Office and as the Vice President of the Edward J Gay P&M Co., a close family held land management company that leases and manages agricultural land to St. Louis Planting Inc., their family farm. Lastly, Patrick is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and licensed to practice law in Louisiana.
Patrick and his wife, Sarah, currently reside in Plaquemine, Louisiana, with their two children, Elliott and Sophie Frischhertz.