User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

Tariff Trade-off (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-12-06

Duration: 00:06:01

Subjects: Agriculture | Tariff | International trade | China | Economy


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Producer
  • Schexnayder, Donald Interviewee
  • Brown, Andy Interviewee


This segment from the December 6, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the $180 million in federal aid given to Louisiana farmers to offset their losses due to the ongoing trade war with China. Moreau reports that 75% of the federal aid will be given to soybean farmers. He interviews Donald Schexnayder, a farmer in West Baton Rouge Parish, and Andy Brown, the national affairs coordinator for the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation.