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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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Third quarter stumpage reports shows positives

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Third quarter stumpage reports shows positives
LSU assistant professor and forest economist Dr. Shaun Tanger's stumpage report for the third quarter of 2017 shows most prices are up.
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Politics a major factor in slumping housing starts

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Politics a major factor in slumping housing starts
Housing is still limping along. Home owners are reluctant to list homes because they can't afford to move; prices are increasing faster than incomes; and builders can't find workers are what rounds out he primary problems with slumping housing starts.
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Need information about tax deductions on timber?

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Need information about tax deductions on timber?
Dr. Linda Wang, national timber tax specials for the U.S. Forest Service, talks about income tax deduction on timber and landscape trees loss from casualty.
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Louisiana Prescribed Fire Council to hold annual meeting
Louisiana Prescribed Fire Council to hold annual meetingThe annual meeting of the Louisiana Prescribed Fire Council will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct.26 at the DeWitt Livestock Facility, 100 Greg Marshall Drive in Alexandria.The meeting provides instructional programming for safe and effective use of controlled fire for land management.Dr. Shaun Tanger, LSU AgCenter, will talk about the how the costs of mechanical and chemical practices compare with prescribed fire. Dr. Dave Haywo...
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Longleaf pine workshop set Oct. 19

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Longleaf pine workshop set Oct. 19
A workshop and field day on restoring and managing longleaf pine is set for Thursday, Oct. 19 at the Kisatchie Ranger District in Natchitoches. Registration begins at 8 a.m.
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