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LSU AgCenter's LaYAPP Program (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-07-22

Duration: 00:05:50

Subjects: Education | Agriculture | Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Lincoln, Sue Reporter
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Davidson, Avery Photographer
  • McFarland, Daniel Interviewee
  • Leger, Bradley Interviewee
  • Wooldridge, Marty Interviewee
  • Larue, Sam Interviewee
  • Davis, Tanya Interviewee
  • Lalande, Channing Interviewee

Description

This segment from the July 22, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Sue Lincoln’s report on the LSU AgCenter’s Louisiana Young Agricultural Producers Program, or LaYAPP, a one-year mentorship program that pairs high school students with experts in the field of agri-business. Lincoln attends LaYAPP’s graduation ceremony and follows the new class on their field trip to the LSU farms. She also interviews: graduate Daniel McFarland of Caddo Magnet High School; LaYAPP director Dr. Bradley Leger; LaYAPP mentor Marty Woolbridge; participant Sam Larue of Ebarb High School; graduate Tanya Davis of Ponchatoula High School; and graduate Channing Lalande of South Cameron High School. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford