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Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry Press Releases

237 Press Releases
  • Published on January 16, 2021 - 13:12 GMT

    Additional Coronavirus Assistance for Ag Producers Announced

    NEWS Additional Coronavirus Assistance for Ag Producers Announced January 15, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (January 15, 2021) – Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain, D.V.M., said the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing additional …

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  • Published on January 12, 2021 - 22:09 GMT

    Virtual Trade Mission to Mexico

    NEWS Virtual Trade Mission to Mexico January 12, 2021 Baton Rouge, La. (January 12, 2021) – Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain, D.V.M., is participating in a virtual trade mission to Mexico. “Mexico is the number two trading partner with …

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  • Published on December 30, 2020 - 17:38 GMT

    Strain Statement on the Passing of Congressman-Elect Luke Letlow

    NEWS Strain Statement on the Passing of Congressman-Elect Luke Letlow December 30, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (December 30, 2020) – Today, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., released this statement on the untimely …

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  • Published on December 21, 2020 - 17:22 GMT

    Strain: USDA to Focus on Urban Agriculture in New Orleans

    NEWS Strain: USDA to Focus on Urban Agriculture in New Orleans December 21, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (December 21, 2020) – Today, Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., announced New Orleans is one of six additional locations for U.S. …

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  • Published on December 11, 2020 - 00:24 GMT

    NOTICE – Potpourri Notification file with State Register 

    NEWS NOTICE – Potpourri Notification file with State Register  December 10, 2020 NOTICE – Potpourri Notification file with State Register LAC 7:XXXV.127, 135, and 321 – Weights & Measures The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry has …

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  • Published on December 11, 2020 - 00:24 GMT

    Notice of Intent filed with State Register -Industrial Hemp Rules and Regulations

    NEWS Notice of Intent filed with State Register -Industrial Hemp Rules and Regulations December 10, 2020 The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (“Department”) has filed a Notice of Intent with the State Register giving public notice that the …

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  • Published on December 9, 2020 - 22:40 GMT

    Strain Statement on High-Speed Broadband Investment in Rural Louisiana  

    NEWS Strain Statement on High-Speed Broadband Investment in Rural Louisiana   December 9, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (December 9, 2020) – Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., praised the United States Department of …

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  • Published on December 4, 2020 - 01:35 GMT

    LDAF Accepting State Organic Cost-Share Rebate applications

    NEWS LDAF Accepting State Organic Cost-Share Rebate applications December 3, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (December 3, 2020) – Louisiana agricultural producers and handlers who obtained USDA Organic certification or recertification may qualify for reimbursement …

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  • Published on December 2, 2020 - 15:10 GMT

    Rapides Parish Man Arrested Again for Timber Theft  

    NEWS Rapides Parish Man Arrested Again for Timber Theft   December 2, 2020 Baton Rouge, La., (December 2, 2020) – Nearly nine months after being arrested for timber theft, a Rapides Parish man is accused of committing the same crime for a second time this …

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  • Published on November 20, 2020 - 17:59 GMT

    Notice of Intent – Public Comment Period Extended for repromulgated 

    NEWS Notice of Intent – Public Comment Period Extended for repromulgated  November 20, 2020 Notice of Intent – Public Comment Period Extended for repromulgated Re:  LAC 7:XXXV.127, 135, and 321 (Commercial Weighing and Measures Device, Meat Labelling and …

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  • Published on November 18, 2020 - 15:27 GMT

    Food Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

    NEWS Food Safety Tips for Thanksgiving November 18, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (November 18, 2020) – While gatherings may be much smaller this holiday season because of the pandemic, Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain, D.V.M., is reminding …

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  • Published on November 17, 2020 - 15:39 GMT

    LDAF Accepting 2021 Industrial Hemp License Applications

    NEWS LDAF Accepting 2021 Industrial Hemp License Applications November 17, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (November 17, 2020) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is now accepting industrial hemp license applications for 2021. “Any person …

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  • Published on November 13, 2020 - 17:51 GMT

    State Regulators Start “Cannabis Regulators Association”

    NEWS State Regulators Start “Cannabis Regulators Association” Louisiana’s LDAF a Founding Member November 13, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (November 13, 2020) – In an effort to better share institutional knowledge and regulatory practices, Louisiana is one of 19 …

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  • Published on November 10, 2020 - 00:50 GMT

    Notice of Intent filed with State Register

    NEWS Notice of Intent filed with State Register Indian Creek Campsite Fees - LAC 7:XXXIX.539 November 9, 2020 The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry filed a Notice of Intent with the State Register giving public notice that the Department …

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  • Published on November 9, 2020 - 19:51 GMT

    Deadline Nearing for Additional Coronavirus Assistance for Ag Producers

    NEWS Deadline Nearing for Additional Coronavirus Assistance for Ag Producers Nurseries & specialty crop producers urged to apply for CFAP2 November 9, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (November 9, 2020) – Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain, D.V. …

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  • Published on November 9, 2020 - 17:30 GMT

    More Dates Scheduled for Unwanted Pesticide Pick-Up Program

    NEWS More Dates Scheduled for Unwanted Pesticide Pick-Up Program November 9, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (November 9, 2020) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) has scheduled two more dates and locations to collect unwanted pesticides …

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  • Published on November 7, 2020 - 16:47 GMT

    Louisiana Choose-and-Cut Christmas Tree Farms

    NEWS Louisiana Choose-and-Cut Christmas Tree Farms November 7, 2020 ALLEN PARISH Grant Christmas Tree Farm & Syrup Mill 716 Whitaker Road, Grant, La. www.grantchristmastreefarm.com 318-634-3408 BOSSIER PARISH Hughes Christmas Tree Farm 5501 Linton …

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  • Published on November 6, 2020 - 22:26 GMT

    USDA Designates Natural Disaster Areas

    NEWS USDA Designates Natural Disaster Areas November 6, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (November 6, 2020) – Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) declared six parishes as contiguous natural …

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  • Published on October 29, 2020 - 21:43 GMT

    Notice – Structural Pest Control Commission

    NEWS Notice – Structural Pest Control Commission (LAC 7:XXV.101, 111, 117, 119, 121, 141, 147) October 29, 2020 The Department of Agriculture and Forestry intends to finalize the proposed amendment to LAC 7:XXV.101, 111, 117, 119, 121, 141, and 147 in the …

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  • Published on October 20, 2020 - 21:46 GMT

    Woman Accused of Stealing Horse

    NEWS Woman Accused of Stealing Horse October 20, 2020 Baton Rouge, LA (October 20, 2020) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Livestock Brand Commission arrested a Caldwell Parish woman accused of stealing a horse from its owner in …

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