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Grambling State holds its first minister's conference

Grambling alumnus Rev. Darrell White holds a doctorate in ministry from Howard University's School of Divinity.

Grambling State University will host its first minister’s conference March 25-27 to strengthen ties between local churches and the university. The three-day event will allow clergy to network and discuss issues that impact many churches, according to John Rosenthall, Grambling’s vice president of research, advancement and economic development.

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LSU AgCenter: State's forestry industry is healthy and growing

Credit German Pellets

More than 150 timber landowners are participating in Tuesday’s Central Louisiana Forestry Forum. LSU AgCenter forestry extension agent Robbie Hutchins organized the meeting. He says the state’s timber industry has fully recovered from the 2008 financial crisis, due in large part to an emerging market for woody biomass.

“Forestry has bounced back and is now stronger than ever. That’s a great plus for Louisiana. But the big thing for us as forest landowners is the opportunity for alternate markets, nontraditional markets to market our resource,” Hutchins said.

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