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Chinese Tariffs Impact La. Agriculture (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-04-06

Duration: 00:05:11

Subjects: Tariff | International trade | Agriculture | SOYBEANS | STRAIN, MIKE


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Strain, Mike Interviewee


This segment from the April 6, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ report on the impact of Chinese tariffs on Louisiana agriculture. She interviews Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain, who discusses: tariffs; his concerns about the tariff on soybeans; the impact of tariffs on Louisiana farmers; and the shifts in the commodities markets. Host: Andre Moreau