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Early Spring Impacts La. Agriculture (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-04-07

Duration: 00:05:24

Subjects: Agriculture | Floods, 2016 | Weather forecasting


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Fontenot, Jodie Editor
  • Morris, Heath Interviewee
  • Strain, Mike Interviewee
  • Keim, Barry Interviewee


This segment from the April 7, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ report on the impact of the 2016 floods and the warm winter weather on Louisiana agriculture. She interviews: Heath Morris, a sugarcane and soybean farmer in West Baton Rouge Parish; Commissioner Mike Strain of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry; and Barry Keim, the state climatologist. Host: Andre Moreau