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Opinion: Next big market for U.S. wood products?

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Opinion: Next big market for U.S. wood products? The recent warming of diplomatic relations with Cuba has created a buzz about the potential for export sales to this market. Pre-embargo Cuba was a thriving market for U.S. agriculture exporters — it was the largest export market for Louisiana’s rice industry and a top destination for the state’s wood product exports. The island nation remains highly dependent on imports of food and fiber. Here in Louisiana, we could see significant gains sh...
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No place like home at Twin Oaks

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No place like home at Twin Oaks By Jeff Zeringue Sabine Parish is heavily wooded in west-central Louisiana, a favorite place of loggers and foresters for its pine stands and some hardwood bottom land that provides much to the forest products industry. Tucked in the piney woods in the northern part of that parish is a 60-acre tract with a winding spring-fed creek and miles of emerald, moss-covered trails that look as though they belong in the land of Oz rather than Louisiana. The place is cal...
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Vandertsteen inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction
Forests & People: Louisiana Forestry Association Executive Director Charles A. “Buck” Vandersteen is one of three 2017 inductees into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction. The HOD is produced by the Louisiana Radio Network in cooperation with the LSU AgCenter, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry and the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation.
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Newcomers to the Champion Tree List for 2017

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Newcomers to the Champion Tree List for 2017
Forests & People Magazine - 1st Quarter 2017: The Louisiana Directory of Champions, managed by the Louisiana Forestry Association, added two new champion trees this year.
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In Henry Hardtner's time, he was Making Southern Forests great again
Forests & People Magazine - 1st Quarter 2017: In the late 19th century, virgin Southern pine forests in the West Gulf Coast Region remained virtually untouched. Louisiana had some of the best pine timberland in the South and much of it was controlled by the federal government. A large portion was in virgin longleaf pine.
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Forests & People Magazine - 4th Quarter 2016

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Forests & People Magazine - 4th Quarter 2016
Parasite battles for North American ash; 50 years after the birth of plywood in Louisiana; Here's to the wood duck; Opinion: Looking for a great career? Try forestry; Book salutes World War II-era soldiers
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  • The State of Louisiana’s Forests

    As we celebrate Arbor Day in Louisiana, we think it’s a good time to catch up on the “State of the Forest.” Trees cover half of our state and forests are the single greatest land use in Louisiana. ...
  • 2014 LFA Annual Report

    President Dave Cupp's message, comparative budgets, 2015 LFA Board list, highlights from 2014, news including emerald ash borer, billboards, Kisatchie quarter and Martco's planned OSB mill.
  • Louisiana Logger Magazine - April 2015

    Louisiana Logger - April 2015: Someone may be watching you!; Bonner Logging has husband and wife duo; OSHA Alliance with loggers works to improve safety; It’s wild turkey season in the woods of Louis...