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Comm. Mike Strain & Avery Davidson Interview (2016)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-07-29

Duration: 00:05:34

Subjects: STRAIN, MIKE | Louisiana. Department of Agriculture and Forestry | Davidson, Avery J. | Louisiana Farm Bureau | International relations | International trade | Cuba | Agriculture


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Strain, Mike Interviewee
  • Davidson, Avery Interviewee


This segment from the July 29, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s in-studio interview with Commissioner Mike Strain of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry and Avery Davidson of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation. They discuss their recent trade mission to Cuba, including: their first impressions of the country; the building of a new superport in Cuba; their visits to rural and urban farms; and the timeline for a trade agreement with Cuba.