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Rice Industry (1984)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-01-07

Duration: 00:18:45

Subjects: French language | RICE INDUSTRY | Conrad Rice Mill (New Iberia, La.) | Agriculture


  • LaFleur, Amanda Host
  • Ardoin, Jake Guest
  • Fournet, Martin Interviewee
  • Davis, Mike Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from January 7, 1984, features Amanda LaFleur’s interview with Jake Ardoin, a rice farmer from Ville Platte, Louisiana. LaFleur then visits the Conrad Rice Mill in New Iberia, Louisiana, the oldest working rice mill in the United States and the producer of KONRIKO Rice. She interviews Martin Fournet, tour director, and Mike Davis, the president of the Conrad Rice Mill. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.