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The forest products industry contributes to each parish economy in several ways, including jobs, wages and purchases in the local economies.
Visiting a Christmas tree farm is a fun way to choose your own tree and have family time together. Take some steps in caring for your tree so it lasts longer.
To enjoy your favorite camellia this season, try waxing your flower's bloom to preserve its beauty. This can be done through a simple process.
Louisiana has lots of Christmas tree farms so you are sure to find that perfect tree for the holidays. With proper care you can extend the life of your tree.
There are many places of interest in our state, such as traveling along the Mississippi River from Louisiana to Minnesota. Farm life is another area that is becoming popular and can provide educational experiences on how farms use their dairy to provide products to area markets.
The fun of picking out that special Christmas tree is fun for the whole family. Christmas tree farms now offer more than just tree selection, such as petting zoos, duck races, and wagon rides.
Possible alternatives to the prescribed burning practice are underway with a number of research projects. A class will be held for land owners and land managers to become certified at no cost.
A suggestion for the new year would be to stay close to home and visit some of the places near to you. Louisiana has a lot to offer here at home.
Information for landowners will provide information on supplemental income opportunities using the natural resources they already have. Topics will benefit local governments and tourism organizations, as well as the private land owner.
Christmas tree farms open the day after Thanksgiving and continue to sell trees until Christmas Eve. Select a place that offers trees and entertainment for the family. Many of us are online shoppers and that’s a great place to search for a Christmas tree farm.
Illustration of soil sampling procedure.