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Louisiana’s Growing Opportunities for Agribusiness

Louisiana provides vast resources for emerging and expanding companies in the agribusiness and food processing industries. The state’s forests supply timber; its farmlands yield cotton, soybeans and sugar cane; and its waters account for one-third of the nation’s seafood supply. The warm climate means an extended growing season, and an intermodal transportation infrastructure helps ship value-added products around the globe.

Additional Opportunities Are Available -

Studies have identified additional opportunities for subsectors in the agribusiness industry: