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Louisiana Christmas Tree Farmers (1991)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-12-20

Duration: 00:06:12

Subjects: Christmas | Agriculture | Christmas tree growing


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Tull, Renee Interviewee
  • Buchart, Mike Interviewee
  • Bennett, Barton Interviewee


This segment from the December 20, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s report on the growing success of Louisiana Christmas tree farmers. She visits the display of 16 Louisiana-grown Christmas trees at the State Capitol and Christmas Forest Tree Farm near Zachary, the largest choose and cut farm in the South. She interviews: Renee Tull of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF); Mike Buchart of LDAF; and Barton Bennett, the owner of Christmas Forest Tree Farm. Host: Robert Collins