Comm. Mike Strain, Agriculture and Forestry (2022)
The Press Club
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2022-04-25
Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | STRAIN, MIKE | Louisiana. Department of Agriculture and Forestry | Agriculture
- Strain, Mike Speaker
This episode of the series “Press Club” features a speech by Commissioner Mike Strain before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club on April 25, 2022. Strain is the commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. He discusses: the state of Louisiana agriculture; the increased cost of food due to inflation; the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on wheat prices; the supply chain issues impacting farmers; and commodity prices. He also answers questions from the media.