Tougher Standards Imposed on Farmers

By The Franklin Sun

New EPA regulations affecting farming operations will mean changes in the way local agriculture producers do their jobs, particularly as they relate to the application of pesticides. Carol Pinnell-Alison, LSU Agcenter county agent in Franklin Parish, recently highlighted some of the changes in a quarterly report to the Franklin Parish School Board and presented detailed information during the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum on Feb. 9.