Ag Commish Mike Strain Looks Ahead to Ag in 2020
2019 was an up and down year for Louisiana agriculture, a year marked by trade war sales woes, and the Legislature’s decision to allow hemp production.
Federal Government Raises Minimum Age to Purchase Cigarettes and Vaping Products to 21
Congress has raised the minimum smoking and vaping age to 21 nationwide.
LA Christmas Tree Crop Looking Good This Year
Thanksgiving is in the books and families are flocking to Christmas tree farms looking for the perfect centerpiece to complement their holiday decorations.
Holiday Shopping Safety Tips from AG Office
Holiday shopping might bring out super savings, but it also brings out sleuths. But there are things you can do to protect yourself and your wallet.
New Poll: Edwards 48%, Rispone 46%
A Gray Television poll puts Governor Edwards ahead of Eddie Rispone 48-46% with five days until voters hit the polls for the run-off.
Hot sauce market set to increase 61 percent over next seven years
A new report shows the Asian market’s craving for hot sauce is on the rise and is expected to push international hot sauce sales from 2.3 billion dollars this year to 3.7 billion in 2026.
Uber expansion a boost to Fort Polk soldiers
The statewide legalization of Uber is set to be a boon for Fort Polk soldiers and others who are looking to get off the base and enjoy the amenities in Alexandria and other nearby cities.
New child passenger safety laws to take effect
New child passenger safety laws go into effect in Louisiana August 1st, when kids under 13 must ride in the back seat and more child safety seat and restraint laws will be enforced.
Seafood industry faces another hurdle
It’s been a tough year for the Louisiana seafood industry and an algae bloom in Lake Pontchartrain is the latest hurdle for fishermen.
Hep A outbreak spreads in Louisiana
Louisiana’s Hepatitis A outbreak is growing, with 305 new cases since an outbreak was declared last December.