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Office of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Overseeing agricultural practices and ensuring environmental safety

The Office of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (AES):

  • Ensures that animal feeds, pet foods, fertilizers, agricultural liming materials, and pesticides meet all requirements of law

  • Monitors, prevents, controls, and eradicates plant pests and diseases that threaten Louisiana’s agriculture, environment and economy

  • Facilitates agricultural exports through certification of products

  • Oversees the qualifications and practices of persons engaged in the green industry

  • Protects human health and the environment by ensuring the proper labeling, distribution, storage, use, application and disposal of pesticides, and by thorough enforcement of all pesticide laws

  • Ensures that seed sold for planting meets label guarantees and quality standards

  • Ensures a safe, abundant supply of food and fiber

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Office of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (AES)
5825 Florida Blvd, Suite 3000
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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Office of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (AES)