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Advantages to Grow Agribusiness 

Agribusiness advantages abound in Louisiana, thanks to the state’s vast natural resources, transportation infrastructure and proximity to the Gulf of Mexico.

Widely known agribusiness companies such as Boise Inc., Lamb Weston, Georgia-Pacific LLC and Roy O. Martin Lumber Company LLC, have established or expanded operations in Louisiana and are benefiting from the state’s unique advantages.

At the core of Louisiana’s competitive advantages is the strength of its business climate. In recent years, the state has enacted reforms to create an atmosphere that Forbes magazine calls “America’s new frontier for business opportunity.” Louisiana now ranks in the Top 10 states for business climate in the U.S., according to Area Development, Development Counsellors International and Site Selection.