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Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry Press Releases

257 Press Releases
  • Published on October 14, 2020 - 18:39 GMT

    LDAF Receives Funding for Specialty Crop Program

    NEWS LDAF Receives Funding for Specialty Crop Program October 14, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (October 14, 2020) – Today, Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain, D.V.M., announced eight Louisiana specialty crop projects will be funded through the U …

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  • Published on October 12, 2020 - 21:56 GMT

    Food Assistance Approved for Hurricane Ravaged Parishes

    NEWS Food Assistance Approved for Hurricane Ravaged Parishes October 12, 2020 Baton Rouge, LA (October 12, 2020) – Today, Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approval for emergency …

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  • Published on October 7, 2020 - 20:19 GMT

    Agricultural Workforce Development Program Bill  

    NEWS Agricultural Workforce Development Program Bill   October 7, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (October 7, 2020) – As an incentive to help train those pursuing opportunities in Louisiana agriculture, a bill has been filed by Rep. Jack McFarland – District 13 (R) …

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  • Published on October 7, 2020 - 17:23 GMT

    USDA Invites Public to Virtual Meeting for Data Users 

    NEWS USDA Invites Public to Virtual Meeting for Data Users  October 7, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (October 7, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will hold a virtual meeting for data users Wednesday, …

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  • Published on October 5, 2020 - 23:11 GMT

    Strain: Prepare for T.S. Delta

    NEWS Strain: Prepare for T.S. Delta October 5, 2020 Strain: Prepare for T.S. Delta Baton Rouge, LA (October 5, 2020) –  At this time, Tropical Storm Delta is expected to enter the Gulf of Mexico by late Tuesday/early Wednesday. Impacts to the Louisiana …

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  • Published on September 23, 2020 - 20:24 GMT

    Livestock Supply Distribution Site Established  

    NEWS Livestock Supply Distribution Site Established   September 23, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (September 23, 2020) – Today, fencing materials will be delivered to an emergency livestock supply distribution site at the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and …

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  • Published on September 22, 2020 - 23:01 GMT

    Information Needed in Vermilion Parish Cattle Theft

    NEWS Information Needed in Vermilion Parish Cattle Theft Cash Reward Offered September 22, 2020 Baton Rouge, LA (September 22, 2020) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Brand Commission and the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office …

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  • Published on September 22, 2020 - 17:33 GMT

    Update on Mystery Seeds  

    NEWS Update on Mystery Seeds   September 22, 2020  Baton Rouge, La. (September 22, 2020) – Nearly two months after the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) first reported that Louisiana residents received unsolicited packages of seeds …

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  • Published on September 18, 2020 - 18:56 GMT

    Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Coronavirus to Receive Additional Assistance  

    NEWS Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Coronavirus to Receive Additional Assistance   September 18, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (September 18, 2020) – Today, Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain, D.V.M.,  announced the U.S. Department of …

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  • Published on September 15, 2020 - 19:12 GMT

    LDAF’s Indian Creek Recreation Area to Reopen

    NEWS LDAF’s Indian Creek Recreation Area to Reopen September 15, 2020 Baton Rouge, LA (September 15 , 2020) –  The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry’s (LDAF’s) Indian Creek Recreation Area is scheduled to reopen Thursday, September 17, 2020. …

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  • Published on September 15, 2020 - 19:12 GMT

    Horses Test Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis

    NEWS Horses Test Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis September 15, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (September 15, 2020) – Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said three horses – one located in Iberville and two in Lafourche parishes – …

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  • Published on September 15, 2020 - 16:31 GMT

    LDAF Inspects Gas Stations Post Hurricane Laura 

    NEWS LDAF Inspects Gas Stations Post Hurricane Laura  September 15, 2020 Baton Rouge, LA (September 15, 2020) — In the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Weights and Measures Division deployed …

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  • Published on September 14, 2020 - 22:39 GMT

    Deadline Extended for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

    NEWS Deadline Extended for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program September 14, 2020 Baton Rouge, LA. (September 14, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) is extending the deadline for farmers and ranchers to apply …

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  • Published on September 14, 2020 - 17:07 GMT

    Ag & Forestry Emergency Personnel Ready to Respond

    NEWS Ag & Forestry Emergency Personnel Ready to Respond September 14, 2020 Baton Rouge, LA (September 14, 2020) – Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) emergency personnel stand ready to respond in the event parishes need assistance …

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  • Published on September 10, 2020 - 22:11 GMT

    Strain: Use EPA-Approved Products and Disinfectants in Schools and Universities

    NEWS Strain: Use EPA-Approved Products and Disinfectants in Schools and Universities September 10, 2020 Baton Rouge, LA (September 10, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  is reminding school districts and state and local officials to …

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  • Published on September 10, 2020 - 22:11 GMT

    Mosquitoes Causing Problems for Livestock Owners  

    NEWS Mosquitoes Causing Problems for Livestock Owners   September 10, 2020 Baton Rouge, LA (September 10, 2020) – An increase in mosquitoes following Hurricane Laura is causing problems for livestock owners. “What we are seeing are swarms of mosquitoes …

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  • Published on September 9, 2020 - 21:02 GMT

    Strain: Burn Ban Continues

    NEWS Strain: Burn Ban Continues September 9, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (September 9, 2020) – Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain, D.V.M., said a multi-parish burn ban issued after Hurricane Laura remains in effect. “I’d like to remind everyone …

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  • Published on September 8, 2020 - 17:23 GMT

    Notice – Emergency Rule: LAC 7:XV.171 (Guava Root Knot Nematode Quarantine)

    NEWS Notice – Emergency Rule: LAC 7:XV.171 (Guava Root Knot Nematode Quarantine) September 8, 2020 LDAF has filed an emergency rule with the State Register giving public notice that in accordance with the emergency provisions of the Administrative …

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  • Published on September 3, 2020 - 17:08 GMT

    Pet Food Recall: LDAF Feed Testing Program Discovers Fungal Toxin

    NEWS Pet Food Recall: LDAF Feed Testing Program Discovers Fungal Toxin September 3, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (September 3, 2020) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Feed Program is at the forefront of a nationwide pet food recall …

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  • Published on August 29, 2020 - 16:26 GMT

    Fuel Hotline for Poultry Farmers

    NEWS Fuel Hotline for Poultry Farmers August 29, 2020 Baton Rouge, La. (August 29, 2020) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry (LDAF) has established a hotline for poultry farmers as a resource for those in need of fuel. “Hurricane Laura …

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