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John Westra, LSU AgCenter (2011)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-03-28

Duration: 00:26:57

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Westra, John | Louisiana State University Agricultural Center | Agriculture | Economy


  • Westra, John Speaker


A speech by John Westra before the Baton Rouge Press Club on March 28, 2011. Westra is an economist with the LSU AgCenter. He talks about the $1.7 billion increase in the total value of Louisiana agriculture in 2010 and the reasons for the increase, including the forestry, poultry, cotton, sweet potato, soybean, and sugarcane industries.