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Organic Farming (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-06-25

Duration: 00:07:44

Subjects: Organic farming | Agriculture | Pesticides | Environment


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Odom, Bob Interviewee
  • Donahue, Steve Interviewee
  • Farris, Pam Interviewee
  • McLaughlin, Toni Interviewee
  • Himel, Al Interviewee


This segment from the June 25, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the second part of Arcie Chapa’s report on the use of pesticides in Louisiana farming. Her report focuses on the efforts to establish certification standards in Louisiana for organically grown food, or food grown without pesticides. She interviews: Agriculture Commissioner Bob Odom; Steve Donahue, United Farm Workers; Pam Farris, organic grower; Toni Mclaughlin, organic grower; and Al Himel, owner of a health food store. Host: Robert Collins