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Growing Industrial Hemp (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-10-25

Duration: 00:05:47

Subjects: Hemp | Agriculture | STRAIN, MIKE


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Strain, Mike Interviewee


This segment from the October 25, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain. He discusses: the state’s plan to allow farmers to start growing industrial hemp in 2020; the different varieties of hemp; the difficulties in establishing a new crop; and the regulations that farmers will have to follow.