In this special episode from Miel Brewery & Taproom in New Orleans, the team breaks down the 97th Annual LFBF Convention. We discuss New Orleans food and drinks, the talent that was on display at this year's convention, and some of the awesome stories coming up on this week's show.
This is a special edition of The Voice of Louisiana Agriculture Podcast, coming to you from the 97th Annual Convention of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation in New Orleans. Episode #33 is packed with news from the convention, including the address of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, the keynote speaker at the convention’s General Session. We also have an interview with Reynold Minsky, President of the 5th Louisiana Levee District. Reynold brings us up to date on what’s happening along the river in Northeast Louisiana. On Grassroots Government, our guest is State Senator and Louisiana sugarcane farmer Bret Allain. He will discuss the recently concluded Louisiana legislative session and give us an update on his sugarcane crop. We will go In the Field to visit with Tensas Parish cotton, corn and soybean farmer Ben Guthrie for an update on his crop conditions. Our regular market analysts Greg Fox and Dave Foster will check in with a look at the markets. Then we will wrap up the podcast with a new feature. Long-time Louisiana farm broadcaster and newspaper columnist Jack Dillard will share his thoughts on what’s happening in Louisiana agriculture.