Ag Commissioner Strain will speak at Press Club on Oct. 16

Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct. 16. He will be talking about where Louisiana stands with the wildfires that have devastated parts of the state, their impact on his department and his priorities for his next term.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.