On Sept. 22, 1981 This Week in Louisiana Agriculture signed on the air with CBS affiliate WAFB-TV 9 in Baton Rouge. It aired at 5:30 am, immediately following the national anthem, which was preceded by the test pattern. Within a year the 30-minute farm program, produced by the public relations department of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation, was on three more stations, KNOE-TV 8 in Monroe, KALB-TV 5 in Alexandria and KATC-TV 3 in Lafayette. By 1984 Shreveport station KTAL-TV 6 picked up the program, followed by KPLC-TV 7 in 1986.
Today This Week In Louisiana Agriculture, the creation of former Louisiana Farm Bureau PR Director and This Week In Louisiana Agriculture host Regnal Wallace, is seen on five broadcast stations, three cable affi
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