Business

8:35am

Tue January 31, 2012
Business

Nacogdoches pediatrician helps his people

Dr. Myo Chet, a Nacogdoches pediatrician, has Burmese artwork hanging in his office.

Dr. Myo Chet is from Myanmar, also known as Burma. He moved his practice from south Texas to be closer to about 200 Burmese refugees working at the Pilgrim's Pride plant in Nacogdoches.

11:03am

Tue January 17, 2012
Business

Cenla rice growers organize an association

USA Rice Federation

Rice farmers in the four-parish Central Louisiana region are creating an association that will give them direct representation on the state's rice board.

 

Members will meet Jan. 25 in Bunkie with the USA Rice Federation.

8:34am

Wed January 11, 2012
Business

New small business developer on board in Shreveport

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center tapped south Louisiana economic developer Mike Tomlinson to head its office at LSU Shreveport. Tomlinson takes over after nearly a year's vacancy in the post.

7:41am

Thu December 22, 2011
Business

East Texas winemakers persevere in drought

Jacksonville Daily Progress / Maydelle Country Wines

The severe drought could mean more than sour grapes for growers in Rusk, Texas. Community correspondent Dan Maxwell talks with winemakers whose core costs are rising sharply.

8:55am

Mon December 19, 2011
Business

LSU Ag Center: Growing Christmas trees can be lucrative

The LSU Ag Center says the Christmas tree growing business is nearly recession proof, and there still may be room for a few more growers. Louisiana currently has 52 growers.

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