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2016 Floods Devastate Louisiana Agriculture

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana, 32.521250, -93.750902

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-09-16

Duration: 00:06:17

Subjects: Floods, 2016 | Natural Disasters | Disaster response and recovery | Agriculture | Abraham, Ralph L.


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Davidson, Avery Reporter
  • McCain, Craig Interviewee
  • Guidry, Kurt Interviewee
  • Abraham, Ralph Interviewee


This segment from the September 16, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Avery Davidson’s report on the $367 million in agricultural losses caused by the March and August floods in Louisiana. He interviews: Craig McCain, the Louisiana Executive Director of the Farm Service Agency; Dr. Kurt Guidry, an economist with the LSU AgCenter; and Congressman Ralph Abraham. Host: Charlie Whinham