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1031 Exchanges News ItemsHow Will Trump Policies Affect Global Ag Investments? - AgWeb3/20/2017 3:24:02 PM
AgWeb How Will Trump Policies Affect Global Ag Investments? AgWeb According to Mike Strain, commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, Perdue's pick is due some optimism. “He's a fellow veterinarian, highly educated in science, and he understands agriculture,” Strain says. “He brings some ... and more »
Why the Italian Mafia is Interested in Farm Country - AgWeb3/14/2017 9:09:55 PM
AgWeb Why the Italian Mafia is Interested in Farm Country AgWeb ... Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana , Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio ... and more »
As Wildfires Continue to Blaze, Here's How You Can Help - AgWeb3/10/2017 12:06:48 PM
AgWeb As Wildfires Continue to Blaze, Here's How You Can Help AgWeb ... Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana , Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana ... WFAA-TV (@wfaachannel8) | Twitter Twitter all 65 news articles »
Conservation Servitudes News ItemsH-2B guest-worker program under fire over salary discrepancies - The Advocate2/6/2016 6:12:26 PM
The Advocate H-2B guest-worker program under fire over salary discrepancies The Advocate In Louisiana , the top guest-worker jobs include landscaping, packers and packaging, forestry and conservation , construction, and production helpers. Louisiana ... Costa said it wouldn't be too far off to call the H-2B program “indentured servitude ... and more »
Stand With Jane Goodall and the Nonhuman Rights Project: Demand That Chimpanzees Hercules and Leo Go to Save ... - Huffington Post11/30/2015 9:36:58 AM
Stand With Jane Goodall and the Nonhuman Rights Project: Demand That Chimpanzees Hercules and Leo Go to Save ... Huffington Post Hercules and Leo are nine-year-old chimpanzees “owned” by the University of Louisiana's New Iberia Research Center. Six years ago, when they were infants, New Iberia rented the two to Stony Brook University on Long Island. Ever since they have been ...
The Big Oil lawsuit and wetlands war - bestofneworleans.com2/22/2015 9:22:09 AM
bestofneworleans.com The Big Oil lawsuit and wetlands war bestofneworleans.com The governor also claimed the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA-E), which filed the suit on July 24, "overstepped its authority" by tackling coastal land-loss issues, which historically are overseen by the Coastal Protection ... and more »
New Louisiana plan relies heavily on diversions to reduce nutrients causing Gulf 'dead zone' - The Times-Picayune2/14/2014 1:17:36 AM
The Times-Picayune New Louisiana plan relies heavily on diversions to reduce nutrients causing Gulf 'dead zone' The Times-Picayune "We have also been very vocal about the potential for using our RESTORE Act funds (BP oil spill fine money that would be used to build restoration projects in Louisiana ) to partner with EPA, (Natural Resources Conservation Service), and upper basin ...
Succession Planning News ItemsLouisiana Corn Sees Record Corn Yields As Harvest Nears the End - AgWeb8/16/2017 9:12:58 AM
AgWeb Louisiana Corn Sees Record Corn Yields As Harvest Nears the End AgWeb Farmers throughout the south have seen big gains in statewide average yields. Most of the states in the region planted fewer corn acres, lowering total production. From Kentucky to Georgia and North Carolina to Louisiana , farmers are seeing impressive ...
Application Period Starts Wednesday for Louisiana Farm Flood ... - AgWeb7/24/2017 4:16:51 AM
AgWeb Application Period Starts Wednesday for Louisiana Farm Flood ... AgWeb Louisiana farmers who lost at least $10000 because of last year's floods can get federal grants to cover up to $100000 in such losses, and the application period ... and more »
America's community banks hope for lighter regulation - The Economist6/1/2017 10:55:39 AM
The Economist America's community banks hope for lighter regulation The Economist Preston Kennedy, who runs Bank of Zachary, in Louisiana , which has assets of $250m, says he has had to expand his mortgage department from three people to six, and add a senior officer to oversee it, in the past five years. Mr Zimmerman says borrowers ... and more »
Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (LPX) Names Brad Southern New CEO - StreetInsider.com5/5/2017 8:42:32 AM
Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (LPX) Names Brad Southern New CEO StreetInsider.com News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. and more »
MidSouth in Louisiana abruptly ousts CEO Rusty Cloutier - American Banker4/27/2017 2:54:16 PM
MidSouth in Louisiana abruptly ousts CEO Rusty Cloutier American Banker The $1.9 billion-asset company said in a press release Thursday that it had also removed Troy Cloutier as president and CEO of its bank. Troy Cloutier, Rusty Cloutier's son, had been named to those posts in August.
Louisiana Rice Crop Promising Despite Decreased Acres - AgWeb4/11/2017 2:36:07 PM
AgWeb Louisiana Rice Crop Promising Despite Decreased Acres AgWeb “We have our highest yields when we get the rice in the ground early,” said Dustin Harrell, a Louisiana rice producer. “When it's flowering and the grains are filling, we have lower temperatures, so this helps us for quality and yield.” The only ... and more »
Tax Credits and Deductions News Items20 Amazing Tax Facts You Need to See to Believe - Motley Fool4/9/2017 9:43:09 AM
Motley Fool 20 Amazing Tax Facts You Need to See to Believe Motley Fool Among states, Louisiana has the least-favorable combined tax rate. When thinking of the least tax-friendly states, Louisiana probably isn't the first to come to mind. Yet, according to the Tax Foundation, it presents with the highest combined tax rate ... and more »
Budget panel reviews Gov. John Bel Edwards' plan for next year's state budget - The Advocate2/23/2017 1:54:33 PM
The Advocate Budget panel reviews Gov. John Bel Edwards' plan for next year's state budget The Advocate Louisiana Dept. of Health Secretary Rebekah Gee, left, confers with Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, just before Dardenne presented Gov. John Bel Edwards' Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Executive Budget proposal, at the Joint Legislative ... and more »
No taxes, but fee hikes possible as John Bel Edwards calls Louisiana legislative special session - NOLA.com2/3/2017 5:12:28 PM
NOLA.com No taxes, but fee hikes possible as John Bel Edwards calls Louisiana legislative special session NOLA.com This is likely because of the state recession in general and troubles in the oil and gas industry specifically, Albrecht said. But he also pointed to a recent surge in the use of business tax credits and deductions . In its most recent budget cycle ... and more »
Tax credits hurt cash-strapped New Mexico - taosnews9/19/2016 10:52:05 AM
Tax credits hurt cash-strapped New Mexico taosnews Other energy firms, such as Conoco Phillips, Louisiana Energy Services, Yates Petroleum and Halliburton, one of the largest companies in the world, all received substantial tax breaks for hiring employees. Another oil service operator, Baker Hughes ...