- Associated Press - Sunday, March 2, 2014

HAMMOND, La. (AP) - The annual Florida Parishes forestry forum is scheduled for March 14 at Southeastern Louisiana University.

The forum is sponsored by the LSU AgCenter and is designed to provide information on new markets and state and national issues that could benefit or affect local forest landowners.

Topics to be covered include emerging markets for wood energy, Louisiana weather, exporting pine sawtimber, state and national forestry issues, and potential market effects caused by new wood energy markets.

Registration is $25 per person if done by Thursday and $40 after that date.

Sessions will be held in the University Center.

More information is available by calling 225-683-3101 or emailing bchandler@agcenter.lsu.edu.