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Agritourism News ItemsLDAF Certified Louisiana logo program adds new online portal - KATC Lafayette News8/9/2018 4:27:00 PM
KATC Lafayette News LDAF Certified Louisiana logo program adds new online portal KATC Lafayette News While paper applications are still available, this online resource makes it easier and faster for the department to determine whether an agricultural product or agritourism activity is eligible to be labeled with a certified logo. The new, user ... Logo Program Adds New Online Portal FOX 15 Businesses seeking 'Certified Louisiana ' status now have online option New Orleans CityBusiness (blog) Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Offers 'Certified Louisiana ' Businesses a New Online Resource Business Wire (press release) all 10 news articles »
Our new adventure: Visiting Acadiana farms as a family - The Daily Advertiser7/5/2018 2:27:30 PM
The Daily Advertiser Our new adventure: Visiting Acadiana farms as a family The Daily Advertiser After visiting all 21 Louisiana state parks, what's a girl (and her family) to do? Well, start a new ... Even if the kids don't understand words like " agritourism " or "sustainability" yet, they will understand that farms are real when they see them. So ...
Read The Attorney General's Report On The Alton Sterling Incident Here - The Hayride3/27/2018 2:14:15 PM
Read The Attorney General's Report On The Alton Sterling Incident Here The Hayride This morning Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced what the public has known for some time – namely that no charges will be filed against the two police officers involved in the Alton Sterling incident. ...... (2) “Livestock” means any ... and more »
Beginning Farmer News ItemsBlack Farmers Worry About Federal Funding Cuts, Say There's A 'Lack Of Inclusiveness' - KCUR3/19/2018 6:07:59 AM
KCUR Black Farmers Worry About Federal Funding Cuts, Say There's A 'Lack Of Inclusiveness' KCUR “We had a caravan at one point that went all the way from Louisiana all the way up to D.C., stopping at every state capital on the way,” she said of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives' effort. But since the program was authorized, funding ... She ...
USDA Announces $8.4 Million to Support Minority and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers - USDA.gov (press release)9/29/2016 1:12:47 PM
USDA Announces $8.4 Million to Support Minority and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers USDA.gov (press release) ... Southern University Agricultural and Mechanical College, Louisiana ; also serving Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia, $199,999; Cultivating Community ... and more »
Farm Income Opportunities News ItemsThe food bank needs your help to win $25000 grant - Knoe.com8/15/2018 12:59:04 PM
Knoe.com The food bank needs your help to win $25000 grant Knoe.com (KNOE) - The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana is a finalist for a $25,000 grant, but they need your help. The grant is part of the State Farm Neighborhood Assist Program. The food bank is one of 200 nation-wide finalists. Only 40 causes will be selected.
8-15 PUBLIC NOTICES - The Franklin Sun8/15/2018 10:39:00 AM
The Franklin Sun 8-15 PUBLIC NOTICES The Franklin Sun Sealed bids marked “Sealed Bid—FRANKLIN PARISH POLICE JURY Community Block Grant Project for Fiscal Year 2009 to be financed by the State of Louisiana Office of Community Development/Disaster Recovery Unit Community Development Block Grant ... Section ...
Guest column: Louisiana farmers caught in the crosshairs of trade disputes - The Advocate8/9/2018 12:10:16 PM
The Advocate Guest column: Louisiana farmers caught in the crosshairs of trade disputes The Advocate Each year, Louisiana's agricultural producers export more than $20 billion dollars' worth of products to our trading partners and support more than half a million jobs . Unfortunately, farmers and families in Louisiana — and across the country — are ...
Farmers market program provides vouchers to buy vegetables - KATC Lafayette News8/1/2018 6:24:43 PM
KATC Lafayette News Farmers market program provides vouchers to buy vegetables KATC Lafayette News Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain encourages Louisiana citizens 60 years old and older who meet certain income requirements to contact their parish Council on Aging to participate in the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program ...
Community column for July 24 - The Advocate7/23/2018 6:05:25 PM
The Advocate Community column for July 24 The Advocate To be eligible for the award, families must have at least 20 acres of the original founder's land, produce at least $1,000 in farm income annually and at least one owner must be a Louisiana resident. Families interested in finding out if their farm is ...
Applications to be accepted from Ag producers recovering from 2017 Hurricanes - KALB News (press release)7/19/2018 2:23:25 AM
KALB News (press release) Applications to be accepted from Ag producers recovering from 2017 Hurricanes KALB News (press release) ALEXANDRIA, La . (USDA) - U. S. Department of Agriculture Louisiana Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Craig A. McCain has announced that agricultural producers affected by hurricanes in 2017 now may apply for assistance to help them ... and more »
USDA Disaster Recovery Assistance Applications Now Open - Agriculture.com7/17/2018 12:06:17 PM
Agriculture.com USDA Disaster Recovery Assistance Applications Now Open Agriculture.com It includes parts of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana , Mississippi, South Carolina, and Texas. Losses in ... If less than 75% of the person or legal entity's average adjusted gross income is average adjusted gross farm income the payment limit is ... and more »
Farm Resources News Items2018 On the Farm STEM Participants Announced - Farm Bureau News3/8/2018 2:05:37 PM
Farm Bureau News 2018 On the Farm STEM Participants Announced Farm Bureau News ... STEM Master Teacher (Lake Charles, Louisiana ); Denise Martin, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, Science Resource Center, Curriculum Specialist (Cypress, Texas); Wendy Martin, Elizabethtown College, STEM Education Outreach Director (Carlisle, Pennsylvania) ...
1000 Years Ago, Corn Made This Society Big. Then, A Changing Climate Destroyed It - NPR2/10/2017 5:00:02 PM
NPR 1000 Years Ago, Corn Made This Society Big. Then, A Changing Climate Destroyed It NPR Scientists cannot seem to agree on what exactly led to the rise or the fall of this Mississippian American Indian culture, a group of farming societies that ranged from north of the Cahokia site to present-day Louisiana and Georgia. Possible ... and more »
Kentucky Derby hopeful Rosie Napravnik, a New Jersey native, vies to become first female jockey to take crown - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com5/6/2011 11:45:45 PM
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com Kentucky Derby hopeful Rosie Napravnik, a New Jersey native, vies to become first female jockey to take crown The Star-Ledger - NJ.com And on this day, Napravnik will ride 3-year-old Louisiana Derby champion Pants on Fire in the 137th Kentucky Derby and attempt to become the first female jockey to win the Run for the Roses. Innate patience, strong hands and self-confidence are among ... and more »
Organic Certification News ItemsLouisiana Ag Department Accepting Organic Cost-Share Applications - PerishableNews (press release)8/15/2018 9:08:00 AM
Louisiana Ag Department Accepting Organic Cost-Share Applications PerishableNews (press release) Baton Rouge, La . - Louisiana agricultural producers and handlers who obtained USDA Organic certification or recertification may qualify for reimbursement of their costs through a cost-share rebate program, Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry ...
Organic cost-share applications are being accepted at LDAF - FOX 158/13/2018 2:20:03 PM
FOX 15 Organic cost-share applications are being accepted at LDAF FOX 15 Louisiana agricultural producers and handlers who obtained USDA Organic certification or re-certification may qualify for reimbursement of their costs through a cost-share rebate program, Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V ...
Can Organics Help Rural America Rebound? - YES! Magazine5/4/2018 1:24:48 PM
YES! Magazine Can Organics Help Rural America Rebound? YES! Magazine In an industry now worth $47 billion, organic certification can earn farmers like Johnson a premium, and the growth in demand has been consistent, year over year. From the outside, these facts might .... Take Rapides Parish in central Louisiana , which ...
Texas rice farmers cheer as USDA says mosquito-sprayed rice can still be sold organic - San Antonio Express-News10/6/2017 1:11:19 PM
San Antonio Express-News Texas rice farmers cheer as USDA says mosquito-sprayed rice can still be sold organic San Antonio Express-News Harvey dumped an estimated 34 trillion gallons of rain over southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana — about enough to fill Lake Tahoe, a 192-square-mile lake with an average depth of about 1,000 feet. ... Since organic rice sells for about $20 ... and more »