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Crawfish Farming (1989)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-03-17

Duration: 00:12:57

Subjects: Crawfish farming | Crawfish industry | SEAFOOD INDUSTRY | Aquaculture


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Odom, Bob Interviewee
  • Durand, Daniel Interviewee
  • Durand, Jo Interviewee
  • Sundvist, Anders Interviewee


This segment from the March 17, 1989, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Lormand’s report on the increase in crawfish farming in Louisiana. He reports that Louisiana has 135,000 acres of crawfish farms, double the number in 1980. He interviews: Commissioner of Agriculture Bob Odom; Daniel Durand, crawfish farmer; Jo Durand, crawfish farmer; and Anders Sundvist of American Seafood in New Iberia.