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Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Offers 'Certified Louisiana' Businesses a New Online Resource


The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) launched an
online portal to enhance its successful Certified Louisiana logo
program. Businesses across Louisiana now have a digital commodity at
their fingertips to apply for and renew Certified Louisiana, Certified
Cajun, Certified Creole, and Certified Farm to Table logos for their

With the online resource, paper applications are a thing of the past for
the department to determine whether an agricultural product or
agritourism activity is eligible to be labeled with a certified logo.
The LDAF cultivated the seamless online portal to offer improved design,
visual appeal, and an unmatched user experience for each account holder.
The new application can be accessed from a desktop, tablet or smartphone
with a consistent look and feel due to the application's responsive

"This program puts Louisiana companies at an advantage," said LDAF
Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M. "The online resource makes it easy for
farmers, processors, producers, and suppliers to promote their products
to consumers."

Certified Louisiana logos were established to promote Louisiana made,
grown, manufactured or processed products aimed at enhancing and
promoting Louisiana's agricultural industry. The online portal was
developed by e-government specialists, Louisiana Interactive, to match
the existing modern website design while providing a secure and reliable
environment to conduct business.

To learn more about the LDAF Certified Logo program or apply for a logo

About Louisiana Interactive

Louisiana Interactive (LAI) is a subsidiary of NIC, Inc. and is
Louisiana's digital government partner. LAI builds, operates, maintains,
and markets this service and other digital services for departments and
agencies throughout Louisiana Government. LAI has developed online
solutions for the state of Louisiana since 2015.

About NIC

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) is the nation's premier provider of innovative
digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help
make government interactions more accessible for everyone through
technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more
than 13,000 digital government services for more than 6,000 federal,
state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the
ground-breaking personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering
citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government
interactions. More information is available at

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