Charlie Graham http://redriverradio.org en Federal regulations could change the way pecan growers do business http://redriverradio.org/post/federal-regulations-could-change-way-pecan-growers-do-business <p>Dozens of pecan growers across Louisiana met at the LSU AgCenter Pecan Research Station in Shreveport earlier this month to discuss how proposed federal regulations could impact their operations. State pecan specialist Charlie Graham said the Food Safety Modernization Act will bring about more stringent guidelines that will be harder for small farmers to implement and adhere to. Under the proposed regulations, Graham said, pecan growers may not be able to run cattle in their orchards.</p><p></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 13:59:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 27595 at http://redriverradio.org Federal regulations could change the way pecan growers do business