(Radio News 02/26/07) Louisiana's forests were heavily damaged by hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Combined, the storms damaged 4.4 billion board feet of saw-timber in Louisiana, according to LSU AgCenter forest products expert Dr. Richard Vlosky.
(Radio News 02/26/07) Soy has many benefits for women. It is derived from soybeans and is found in a variety of different forms including soy milk, nuts, flour and tofu. Experts say it can alleviate symptoms of menopause and prevent bone breakdown. (Runtime: 60 seconds)
(Radio News 02/26/07) Incidences of school violence and violent behavior in youths have parents looking for ways to teach their children how to avoid this behavior and avoid becoming a victim. (Runtime: 60 seconds)
(Radio News 02/26/07) The first five years of a child’s life are critical in developing basic skills. LSU AgCenter family specialist Dr. Diane Sasser says parents should take an active role in teaching their little ones before children start school. (Runtime: 60 seconds)
(TV News 2/26/07) Could freshwater drum be the heroes of the catfish pond? Research results show freshwater drum, or goo, could control snail populations that inadvertently are causing disease among catfish fingerlings. (Runtime: 1 minute, 29 seconds)
(Radio News 02/26/07) A forest products expert wants Louisiana to become proactive in dealing with disasters that affect the state’s forests. Dr. Richard Vlosky says the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry is funding the development of the plan, and the LSU AgCenter will take a lead in its implementation. (Runtime: 60 seconds)