Licensed and certified professionals
View lists of arborists, florists, burners, beekeepers, and more
We recommend only hiring and working with licensed professionals and businesses. Review our lists to find and verify who is authorized to do agriculture, forestry, and related work.
Types of professionals and businesses
Companies that make pesticide recommendations for a fee need an Agricultural Consultant License.
List of licensed Agricultural Consultants as of December 2023
We compile a directory of certified agritourism businesses and operations across Louisiana.
A license is required to remove, prune, trim, and fertilize trees. For any tree services, we urge you to hire an arborist who is licensed to operate in the state.
List of licensed arborists in Louisiana as of December 2023
Licensed utility arborists
List of licensed utility arborists in Louisiana as of December 2023
You may want to find an arborist who is both licensed and certified. To find certified arborists, search the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) .
Whether for honey, pollination, or research, we recommend only using beekeepers who have registered their apiaries with us.
List of registered beekeepers in Louisiana as of April 2021
Consulting foresters hold forestry degrees and provide professional services for forest landowners.
List of consulting foresters in Louisiana as of January 10, 2023
In the state of Louisiana, a license is required to arrange, cut, and sell flowers and ornamental plants. See our latest lists of licensed professionals:
Licensed retail florists
List of licensed retail florists in Louisiana as of December 2023
Licensed cut flower dealers
List of licensed cut flower dealers in Louisiana as of December 2023
Licensed wholesale florists
List of licensed wholesale florists in Louisiana as of December 2023
Licenses are required to grow, produce, handle, and process industrial hemp in Louisiana.
Industrial hemp growers
List of licensed industrial hemp growers as of Aug 2023
Industrial hemp seed producers
List of licensed industrial hemp seed producers Aug 2023
Industrial hemp processors
List of licensed industrial hemp processors as of Aug 2023
Industrial hemp handlers
List of licensed industrial hemp handlers of Aug 2023
Landscape architects and horticulturalists are authorized to plan and execute design, irrigation, and maintenance of landscapes. We recommend hiring licensed professionals for your landscaping and irrigation needs.
Licensed landscape architects
List of licensed landscape architects in Louisiana as of December 2023
Licensed landscape horticulturists
List of licensed landscape horticulturists in Louisiana as of December 2023
Licensed irrigation contractors
List of licensed irrigation contractors in Louisiana as of December 2023
Note that yard work, such as cutting lawns and hand-weeding beds, is not regulated and does not require a license.
We recommend only working with licensed storage and distribution facilities.
Warehouse dealer merchant list 2023-2024
List of licensed grain dealers, cotton merchants, and commodity warehouses
We recommend using only licensed nurseries and nursery stock dealers.
Licensed nursery certificate holders
List of licensed nursery certificate holders in Louisiana as of December 2023
Licensed nursery stock dealers
List of licensed nursery stock dealers in Louisiana as of December 2023
We recommend only using licensed operators and dealers to apply pesticide.
Aerial owner operator companies
List of licensed pesticide aerial owner operator companies as of December 2023
Ground owner operator companies
List of licensed ground owner operator companies as of December 2023
Restricted use pesticide dealers
List of licensed restricted use pesticide dealers as of December 2023
Structural pest control companies
List of licensed structural pest control companies as of August 2023
For safety and conservation purposes, we recommend only hiring certified prescribed burning contractors for any controlled burning needs.
Prescribed burn contractors
List of certified prescribed burners as of Feb 13, 2023
This list is managed by the LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
A license is required to sell, distribute, or offer or handle for sale agricultural, vegetable, or flower seed or other propagating stock of one pound or more in weight in the state of Louisiana
Licensed seed dealers
List of licensed seed dealers (effective Jul 1, 2023 - Jun 30, 2024)