Louisiana Seafood Board Seeks New Look Through Student Design Competition

By: Paige Vaughn, Local 33 & Fox 44 TV, Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (LSPMB) is in search for a new logo and brand for the Louisiana Seafood program. Through a student design competition, high school students across the state are encouraged to use their creativity, innovation, and love for Louisiana seafood to submit a new logo for the program. 

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Jack Dillard: No Need to Worry About the Weather, We are Not in Control

By Jack Dillard, The Times, Shreveport

The subject of the weather is always a good subject, yet a situation over which we have no control. There are those that disagree with me, but their track record exposes a lot of “theory” but little moisture. The Lord is in charge of the weather and virtually all situations and he will respond, so let’s move on.

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Nominations Open for Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction

Nominations Open for Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is now accepting nominations for its induction ceremony, which will be held March 22, 2018, at the L’Auberge Hotel in Baton Rouge.The nomination form can be obtained online at www.louisianaagriculturehallofdistinction.com or through any parish LSU AgCenter extension office. The deadline for the nominations is Nov. 20.

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NRCS Invests in 48 Projects in Local Watersheds to Protect Communities and Vital Infrastructure

ALEXANDRIA - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)  in Louisiana plans to invest in a new multi-year project and activities that aim to build vital infrastructure while conserving natural resources through the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program.

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Cattle Producers of Louisiana Calls on Congress to Consider Reform as it Writes 2018 Farm Bill

Cattle Producers of Louisiana (CPL) has joined a coalition of 210 farm, rural, worker and consumer advocacy organizations calling on Congress to adopt policies that address unfair contracts for farmers, increase market transparency, reform USDA guaranteed loans and guarantee worker rights as they work on the 2018 farm bill.

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