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Launch of the accelerated EMT program in Baton Rouge

The National EMS Academy and the Acadian Ambulance Service are teaming up to train and hire people interested in becoming an emergency medical technician in the Baton Rouge region.

Registrants will participate in an accelerated program to obtain their EMT certification. The seven week course will start on November 1 and classes will be held in the Baton Rouge area.

Acadian will cover the fees and costs of the course and while studying, students will earn $ 11. They will work as Acadian ambulance attendants after obtaining their diploma and passing the national ambulance registry exam.

To learn more about the program, visit

Registration open for the legal seminar for entrepreneurs

Registration is open for the Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute Business and Law Seminar.

The six-week course is a key component of Louisiana’s nationally recognized training institute for construction professionals and provides emerging small construction companies with essential information on construction management and construction. operating a business related to construction.

The course will take place from October 18 to November 29 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. by videoconference. A fee of $ 200 covers the cost of the course and materials.

Registration will continue until October 11. To register, visit and click the “Apply Now” button. For more information, contact Camille Campbell at (225) 342-5534 or [email protected]

Harvey Gulf takes delivery of the second tri-fuel vessel

Harvey Gulf International Marine has commissioned the M / V Harvey Power, a 310 platform supply vessel.

The ship uses three fuel sources: liquefied natural gas, electric battery power, and ultra-low sulfur diesel, making it the second three-fuel ship in America. Harvey Power will run primarily on LNG and battery power. The company has three additional PSVs being modernized with batteries, resulting in a fleet of five three-fuel vessels. The conversion of the last three ships is expected to be completed by March 31.

Webinars on Legal Liability of Farms

The LSU AgCenter will offer a two-part webinar series to help farmers identify and manage legal risks.

The webinars are part of the LSU AgCenter Inspired by Annie’s project and are organized in conjunction with the Louisiana office of the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

The first webinar, scheduled for Tuesday at 1 p.m., will be presented by Elizabeth Rumley, of the National Agricultural Law Center, and will cover animal welfare and legal responsibilities related to petting zoos and agritourism operations.

The second webinar will follow on October 12 at 1 p.m. Presented by Rusty Rumley, also of the National Agricultural Law Center, the event will provide information on planning agricultural estates. Topics will include estate planning tips and tools such as wills, trusts and retirement accounts.

Registration is free. Visit to register for the first webinar, and to register for the second.

Gulf Water Institute to examine Chandeleur Islands

Researchers from the Gulf Water Institute will join a project funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s RESTORE science program to examine how to maximize the benefits of restoring and managing the Candlemas Islands in northern Gulf of Mexico, especially with regard to the unique seagrass ecosystems along the islands.

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Led by Kelly Darnell, Assistant Research Professor at the University of Southern Mississippi, the project is funded by the NOAA RESTORE Science Program, with an amount of $ 127,065.

This project, which is a collaboration between natural resource managers and researchers, will develop a plan to answer questions about seagrass beds and their associated communities and provide usable data used for the restoration and long-term management of islands.

Juicy Seafood open on College Drive

Juicy Seafood Baton Rouge is open at 3132 College Drive.

The restaurant sells a variety of boiled and fried seafood, from crabs and mussels to prawns and oysters.

Juicy Seafood is open 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday. The website is

Software company expands services through acquisition

Paperless Environments, a Baton Rouge-based software company providing document management and workflow automation software, has acquired California-based Greenlight Compliance Solutions.

Terms of the contract are not disclosed.

Paperless Environments provides software solutions to the construction industry that increase efficiency and remove outdated workflows from all areas of operation. Their software suite provides an enterprise-level repository for all company documents, automates accounts payable processing, digitizes project document routing and collaboration, aggregates digital forms via mobile devices on the terrain, and much more.

Greenlight Compliance Solutions consolidates and automates compliance monitoring workflows into a single, streamlined system.

AgCenter researcher receives $ 325,000 grant to study Cercospora leaf blight

Cercospora leaf blight has plagued south-central soybean farmers for nearly two decades, costing the industry more than $ 250 million in the past five years alone.

With a three-year $ 324,988 research grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Sara Thomas-Sharma and her team are trying to develop long-term solutions to the problem. .

In his project summary for the grant, Thomas-Sharma set out three research goals to help soybean growers protect their crops, which are valued at $ 41 billion a year in the United States. First, determine the importance of airborne spores in the disease cycle and identify environmental predictors associated with disease development; second, to develop tools to monitor resistance to commonly used fungicides; and third, integrate improved fungicide application timing and host resistance into the management of Cercospora disease.

Intralox virtual job fair postponed to Wednesday

Intralox will host a virtual career fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday to identify potential employees for assembly positions at its Harahan plant. The job fair was postponed due to Hurricane Ida.

Interested applicants are encouraged to register at

After registering and logging in to the Virtual Career Fair page, job seekers can explore Intralox’s virtual booths, learn more about the company and the role of assembly.

At Intralox, assemblers build conveyor belt systems to customer specifications in a rapidly changing environment. Requirements for available positions include a stable work history, good hand-eye coordination, and the ability to stand for long periods of time. A high school diploma or GED is preferable.

The company plans to fill 29 available positions by mid-October.

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