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Extreme Heat Impacts Agriculture (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Folsom, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-07-28

Duration: 00:05:04

Subjects: Agriculture | WEATHER | Heat


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Breaux, Brandon Interviewee
  • Girard, Peter Interviewee


This segment from the July 28, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the impact of the record-breaking summer heat on Louisiana agriculture. She visits Cockeyed Farms in Folsom, Louisiana, and interviews owner Brandon Breaux, who discusses the financial challenges caused by the extreme heat. She also interviews Peter Girard of Climate Central.