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Fourth time is charm for Aaron Jorden

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Fourth time is charm for Aaron Jorden
The third time is the charm, the old saying goes. For Aaron Jorden, however, it’s the fourth. He was a nominee in 2014, 2015 and 2016, but this year Aaron Jorden of Benton is the winner and has been named the 2017 Outstanding Louisiana Logger.
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Tree Farmer of Year: Hanna Gamble takes up where her dad left off
Hanna Lucia Gamble’s father sowed the seeds of his daughter’s future when he taught his little girl how to plant pine trees on the family’s beloved DeSoto Parish land and enrolled her as a lifetime member of the Louisiana Forestry Association at the tender age of 9. “My dad did a lot of molding,” Hanna said, as Jack Gamble Jr. made it plain to her “you are going to be a pine tree farmer.”
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Opinion: Hoping to bring CLT, MPP to Louisiana

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Opinion: Hoping to bring CLT, MPP to Louisiana
If you are connected to the forest products industry and haven’t heard about CLT or MPP, you are behind the curve.
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Everything you wanted to know about planting

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Everything you wanted to know about planting
The two big events in the life of a forest are the day you harvest your timber and get a check and the day you replant and re-invest in another generation of trees. In Louisiana, that reforestation decision — whether it is pine or hardwoods — takes time and planning.
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Great Southern Lumber's William Sullivan began aggressive reforestation near Bogalusa
Fueled largely by out-of-state capital, the early 20th century lumber boom fundamentally changed the look of Louisiana ... and was far-reaching.
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Eating a good way to curb invasive species

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Eating a good way to curb invasive species
Hogs have eaten their way through forests and farmland, damaging crops and chasing away desired game. The state hopes its program will help Louisianans eat into the rate of its rapidly growing population.
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