LSU AgCenter pecan specialist Charlie Graham says federal regulators will rely on people like him to educate farmers on the guidelines associated with Food Safety Modernization Act.
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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.
As a high school student living in Los Angeles, Christina Palomo was strongly affected by the news of the BP oil spill. Now, she hopes her scientific research can be helpful.
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A Northwestern State University student is preparing for a prestigious summer internship at the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University in New York. Christina Palomo of Los Angeles will travel from Natchitoches to New York later this month to help Columbia scientists study the environmental consequences of the 2010 BP oil spill. The biology major said she’ll work alongside two geochemists.
Gary Borders enjoys the passing seasons from the view in his study.
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It's one of life's pleasures: watching a rainstorm from a warm, comfortable room at home -- and not feeling any looming deadlines. Commentator Gary Borders experienced one of those days recently, perched in his Longview study.
Aired Thursday, May 9 at 6 p.m. Listen again to Health Matters as Kermit Poling welcomes Katie Garcia, Clinical Director of the Center for Families in Shreveport. They discussed anxiety disorders and increased anxiety in a changing world.