Ag Commissioner Mike Strain discusses the impact of coronavirus on the state agricultural economy, and the possibility that the virus can spread to cats. Former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial on the virus’s impact on New Orleans.
Marc Morial on the virus’s impact on New Orleans.
Mike Strain discusses the impact of coronavirus on the state agricultural economy
Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain on the status of hemp in Louisiana and the governor’s election. Strain was re-elected to a fourth term on Oct. 12. Advocate Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Ballard on Republican responses to Ukraine scandal testimonies, the Governor's race, and the future of St. George. Singer Susan Cowsill on her upcoming performance at the Dyson House November 7th.
Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain with the latest on the impact of tariffs on Louisiana farmers and the cultivation of marijuana in Louisiana. Investigative Reporter Dan Moldea on the next move by Congressional Democrats after Special Counsel Bob Mueller’s testimony last week before two U.S. House Committees.
Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain comments on the state of the state’s largest industry with an update on marijuana in Louisiana. Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Tyler Bridges assesses the legacy of John Alario, who has toiled 48 years in the Louisiana Legislature. Matt and Donna Saurage of Community Coffee preview an LPB documentary about 100 years of success for the Baton Rouge company.
Rice is one of Louisiana's signature agricultural products. But it’s more than just the base for gumbos and étouffées - it’s an economic driver across the state. So lawmakers in Louisiana recently passed a bill aimed at protecting the industry by defining what is rice and what isn't.
Soybeans are a $700-million dollar industry in Louisiana. It’s the second largest row crop industry, just behind sugar cane. So when China imposed a tax on imported soybeans, it put a financial strain on farmers across the state.