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Louisiana Women in Agriculture (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-02-16

Duration: 00:06:26

Subjects: Agriculture | Women


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • James, Beth Interviewee
  • Calhoun, Sarah Interviewee


This segment from the February 16, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ preview of the 8th Annual Louisiana Women in Agriculture Conference. Spires reports that 13% of the farms in Louisiana are owned by women. She interviews Beth James, the owner of James Farms & Prairie Ronde Rice and one of the organizers of the conference, who discusses the importance of providing networking opportunities for women in agriculture. Spires also interviews Sarah Calhoun of Montana, the keynote speaker and creator of Red Ants Pants, who discusses why she decided to create work pants for women. Host: Andre Moreau