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Comm. Mike Strain, Agriculture and Forestry (2022)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-04-25

Duration: 00:42:35

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | STRAIN, MIKE | Louisiana. Department of Agriculture and Forestry | Agriculture


  • Strain, Mike Speaker


This episode of the series “Press Club” features a speech by Commissioner Mike Strain before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club on April 25, 2022. Strain is the commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. He discusses: the state of Louisiana agriculture; the increased cost of food due to inflation; the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on wheat prices; the supply chain issues impacting farmers; and commodity prices. He also answers questions from the media.