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Rice Yields (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Mowata, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, Crowley, Acadia Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-08-04

Duration: 00:07:10

Subjects: Agriculture | Rice farmers | RICE INDUSTRY


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Reporter
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Loewer, Micah Interviewee
  • Harrell, Dustin Interviewee
  • Bruchhaus, Charles Interviewee


This segment from the August 4, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ report on the impact of the warm winter and wet spring and summer weather on the rice yields in southwest Louisiana. She interviews: Micah Loewer of Loewer Brothers Farms in Mowata; Dustin Harrell, a researcher at the LSU AgCenter’s Rice Research Station in Crowley; and Charles Bruchhaus, a rice farmer in Jefferson Davis and Allen Parishes. Host: Andre Moreau