Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain will address the Press Club at noon Monday, Aug. 20.
Strain will discuss the state of the agriculture industry in Louisiana, H3N2v virus and the need for river dredging as a result of the drought.
Press Club meets on Mondays at the De La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge at 320 Third St. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.
The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.