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Comm. Mike Strain, Agriculture & Forestry (2015)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-07-06

Duration: 00:28:15

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | STRAIN, MIKE | Louisiana. Department of Agriculture and Forestry | MISSISSIPPI RIVER | Red River (Tex.-La.) | FLOODS | Avian influenza | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | Drone aircrafts | Medical marijuana | State Budget Cuts


  • Strain, Mike Speaker


A speech by Mike Strain before the Baton Rouge Press Club on July 6, 2015. Strain is the Commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. He discusses: issues related to the Red River and the Mississippi River; the Red River flooding in north Louisiana; the highly pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N2; biosecurity; the federal government’s “Waters of the United States” rule; bills in the 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature; drone use; the logistics of medical marijuana; and budget cuts.