Story by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Baton Rouge, La. – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Brand Commission is coordinating efforts with local law enforcement agencies and offices of emergency preparedness to help facilitate moving livestock out of harm’s way as severe weather threatens the state.
Currently, the Louisiana Brand Commission is coordinating with cattlemen in northeast Louisiana to move livestock. Heavy rainfall, flash flooding and damaging winds are the main threats associated with this storm. For cattlemen in the Toledo Bend area, officials are opening the dam producing flooding downstream.