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Drones & Louisiana Farmers (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-01-24

Duration: 00:07:01

Subjects: Louisiana State University Agricultural Center | Agriculture | Drone aircrafts | Technology | FARMERS


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Malveaux, Charles Interviewee
  • Price, Randy Interviewee


This segment from the January 24, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s report on the LSU AgCenter’s research into how drone technology can help Louisiana farmers. He interviews research associate Charles Malveaux and associate professor Randy Price, who discuss possible ways that farmers can use drone technology to check on their fields, the timeline for implementation, and their continuing research. Malveaux also demonstrates the use of a drone. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford