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Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry Press Releases

81 Press Releases
  • Published on May 13, 2021 - 22:28 GMT

    NOTICE – Emergency Rule Filed with State Register

    NEWS NOTICE – Emergency Rule Filed with State Register Suspension of Standard Fuel Specifications for Gasoline and Gasoline-Oxygenate Blends May 13, 2021 Re: Suspension of Standard Fuel Specifications for Gasoline and Gasoline-Oxygenate Blends Release Date …

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  • Published on May 10, 2021 - 20:06 GMT

    Prepare for Termite Season

    NEWS Prepare for Termite Season May 10, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (May 10, 2021) – While termites are active year round, most species of subterranean termites tend to swarm in the spring and summer months here in Louisiana. That is why Louisiana Agriculture …

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  • Published on May 10, 2021 - 20:06 GMT

    Infrastructure survey supporting broadband

    NEWS Infrastructure survey supporting broadband May 10, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (May 10, 2021) – In an effort to improve broadband coverage in rural areas, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., is urging people to …

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  • Published on May 6, 2021 - 22:19 GMT

    Bossier Parish man arrested for livestock theft

    NEWS Bossier Parish man arrested for livestock theft May 6, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (May 6, 2021) – Today, investigators with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry’s (LDAF’s) Livestock Brand Commission arrested a Bossier Parish man on …

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  • Published on April 28, 2021 - 19:35 GMT

    Updated pesticide mobile licenses & business app

    NEWS Updated pesticide mobile licenses & business app April 28, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (April 28, 2021) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) has updated its mobile application. Now, users can look up private and commercial …

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  • Published on April 21, 2021 - 18:39 GMT

    Unwanted pesticide pick-up program nets 60 tons of pesticides

    NEWS Unwanted pesticide pick-up program nets 60 tons of pesticides April 21, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (April 21, 2021) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry’s (LDAF’s)  most recent unwanted pesticide pick-up events have resulted in the …

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  • Published on April 13, 2021 - 05:59 GMT

    Notice of Intent Filed-Re: LAC 7:XXIX.111 (Horticulture/Exam Reapplication Time Period) 

    NEWS Notice of Intent Filed-Re: LAC 7:XXIX.111 (Horticulture/Exam Reapplication Time Period)  April 12, 2021 Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry filed a Notice of Intent with the State Register giving public notice that the Department intends …

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  • Published on April 13, 2021 - 05:59 GMT

    Notice of Intent Filed with State Register – Structural Pest Control Rule Change

    NEWS Notice of Intent Filed with State Register – Structural Pest Control Rule Change LAC 7:XXV.101, 141, and 145 (Structural Pest Control Rule Revisions) April 12, 2021 Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry filed a Notice of Intent with the …

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  • Published on April 13, 2021 - 05:59 GMT

    Notice of Intent Filed with State Register – Weights & Measures Rule Change

    Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry filed a Notice of Intent with the State Register giving public notice that the Department intends to amend rules LAC 7:XXXV.125. This amendment deletes the tiered fee structure for registration of mass flow …

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  • Published on April 13, 2021 - 05:59 GMT

    Notice of Intent filed with State Register – La. Agricultural Workforce Development Rules

    NEWS Notice of Intent filed with State Register – La. Agricultural Workforce Development Rules LAC 7:III.701-711 April 12, 2021 Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry filed a Notice of Intent with the State Register giving public notice that the …

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  • Published on April 13, 2021 - 05:59 GMT

    NOTICE – Adoption of Regulations – Industrial Hemp

    NEWS NOTICE – Adoption of Regulations – Industrial Hemp Industrial Hemp (LAC 7:XIII.1303, 1305, 1307, 1309, 1311, 1315, 1317, 1319, 1321, 1323, 1325, 1327, 1329, and 1335) April 12, 2021 The Department of Agriculture and Forestry intends to finalize the …

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  • Published on April 1, 2021 - 23:39 GMT

    Testing required for seed rice

    NEWS Testing required for seed rice April 1, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (April 1, 2021) –  Louisiana is in the peak of rice planting season and Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., is reminding farmers that all rice for the …

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  • Published on March 29, 2021 - 20:56 GMT

    Vernon Parish arson suspect arrested for setting fires to eliminate snakes  

    NEWS Vernon Parish arson suspect arrested for setting fires to eliminate snakes   Second suspect on the run March 29, 2021  Baton Rouge, La. (March 29, 2021) – Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) investigators have arrested one suspect …

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  • Published on March 25, 2021 - 23:16 GMT

    USDA announces new pandemic assistance for producers

    NEWS USDA announces new pandemic assistance for producers March 25, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (March 25, 2021) – Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is establishing new programs to aid …

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  • Published on March 23, 2021 - 05:49 GMT

    Man arrested in Ouachita Parish for stolen livestock

    NEWS Man arrested in Ouachita Parish for stolen livestock March 22, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (March 22, 2021) – A Caldwell Parish man is accused of stealing 43 head of cattle from a livestock producer in Ouachita Parish.   Investigators with the Louisiana …

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  • Published on March 20, 2021 - 09:37 GMT

    National agriculture week and day recognized   

    NEWS National agriculture week and day recognized    March 19, 2021 Baton Rouge, LA (March 19, 2021) – National Agriculture Week will be celebrated March 21-27, 2021 with National Ag Day recognized on March 23, 2021. The purpose is to recognize the …

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  • Published on March 17, 2021 - 23:06 GMT

    Four accused in Iberville Parish of possession of stolen livestock

    NEWS Four accused in Iberville Parish of possession of stolen livestock March 17, 2021 Baton Rouge, LA (March 17, 2021) – Investigators with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry’s (LDAF’s) Livestock Brand Commission say four individuals are …

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  • Published on March 13, 2021 - 09:05 GMT

    Commissioner Strain Urges Safe Debris burning

    NEWS Commissioner Strain Urges Safe Debris burning March 12, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (March 12, 2021) –  As the mercury rises and folks work to clean up downed trees and debris caused by hurricanes and ice storms, Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry …

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  • Published on March 12, 2021 - 16:36 GMT

    Dates Scheduled for Roadside Retail Scale Inspections

    NEWS Dates Scheduled for Roadside Retail Scale Inspections March 11, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (March 11, 2021) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Weights and Measures Division is providing an opportunity for roadside and other …

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  • Published on March 12, 2021 - 16:36 GMT

    LDAF Now Accepting SCBGP Applications

    NEWS LDAF Now Accepting SCBGP Applications March 12, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (March 12, 2021) –The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is now accepting applications for the 2021 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP), Commissioner …

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