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Events for January 26, 2015 - February 25, 2015
Jan28
Franklin Parish Private Applicator Recertification Meeting
1/28/2015  11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Northeast Region Office, 212-B Macon Ridge Road, Winnsboro, LA 71295

The Franklin Parish Private Applicator Recertification Meeting will be held on January 28, 2015 at the Northeast Region Office at 212-B Macon Ridge Road, Winnsboro, La. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. For more information contact Carol Pinnell-Alison at 318-435-7551 or 318-267-6713.
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Contact: Carol L Pinnell-Alison
Feb03
Northeast LA Crops Forum
2/3/2015  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Delhi Civic Center

The Northeast LA Crops Forum will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at the Delhi Civic Center from 9 a.m. to noon. This is also a recertification and WPS handler meeting with fee of $25.00 (no cash, only checks payable to LA Dept of Ag). You must attend entire session for recertification. For more information please contact Keith Collins at 318-355-0703.
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Contact: R Keith Collins
Feb04
Northeast District Livestock Show
2/4/2015 - 2/7/2015  All Day Event
Delhi Livestock Show Barn

Northeast District Livestock Show
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Contact: Collins, R. Keith
Feb05
South Central District Livestock Show
2/5/2015 - 2/7/2015  All Day Event
Lamar Dixon in Gonzales

Seven parishes come together at the district show to qualify for the state livestock show
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Contact: Ayo, Donna G.
Feb10
Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Good Handling Practices (GHPs) Workshops
2/10/2015  8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Red River Station, 262 Research Station Drive , Bossier City, LA

Fresh produce food safety has emerged as a critical agricultural issue and often presents a significant financial threat to specialty crop producers. The adoption of on-farm food safety practices will assist producers in managing risk and regulatory changes. The LSU AgCenter is co-sponsor of a series of free Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Good Handling Practices (GHPs) workshops to assist growers with implementing and adopting GAPs. Fresh produce growers, packers, processors and extension agents are encouraged to participate.
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Contact: Achyut Adhikari
Feb11
Pesticide Recertification Meeting
2/11/2015  8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Richmond Civic Center - Madison Parish

Recertification meeting will be held at the Richmond Civic Center from 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11. Fee of $25.00 (no cash, check only to La Department of Agriculture (LDAF). You must attend the entire meeting to be recertified.
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Contact: Frazier Jr, Ralph L.
Feb11
Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Good Handling Practices (GHPs) Workshops
2/11/2015  8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Rapides Parish Office, 300 Grady Britt Drive, Alexandria, LA 71302

Fresh produce food safety has emerged as a critical agricultural issue and often presents a significant financial threat to specialty crop producers. The adoption of on-farm food safety practices will assist producers in managing risk and regulatory changes. The LSU AgCenter is proud to co-sponsor a series of free Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Good Handling Practices (GHPs) workshops to assist growers with implementing and adopting GAPs. Fresh produce growers, packers, processors and extension agents are encouraged to take this opportunity to learn more about GAPs and GHPs.
Read More... GAPs Workshop Flier.pdf  

Contact: Achyut Adhikari
Feb11
Recertification and WPS Handler Cards for Farm Workers
2/11/2015  9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Rayville Civic Center

Recertification and WPS Handler cards for farm workers meeting will be held at the Rayville Civic Center from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11. Fee of $25.00 (no cash, check only to La Department of Agriculture (LDAF). You must attend the entire meeting to be recertified.
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Contact: Collins, R. Keith
Feb12
Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Good Handling Practices (GHPs) Workshops
2/12/2015  8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Macon Ridge Research Station, 212A Macon Ridge Road, Winnsboro, LA

Fresh produce food safety has emerged as a critical agricultural issue and often presents a significant financial threat to specialty crop producers. The adoption of on-farm food safety practices will assist producers in managing risk and regulatory changes. The LSU AgCenter is proud to co-sponsor a series of free Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Good Handling Practices (GHPs) workshops to assist growers with implementing and adopting GAPs. Fresh produce growers, packers, processors and extension agents are encouraged to take this opportunity to learn more about GAPs and GHPs.
Read More... GAPs Workshop Flier.pdf  

Contact: Achyut Adhikari
Feb12
Rice Forum
2/12/2015  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Delhi Civic Center

The Rice Forum will be held at the Delhi Civic Center on Feb. 12, 2015, beginning at 9 a.m. Contact Keith Collins at 318-355-0703 for more information.
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Contact: R Keith Collins
Feb13
Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Good Handling Practices (GHPs) Workshops
2/13/2015  8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Hammond Research Station, 21549 Old Covington Highway, Hammond, LA

Fresh produce food safety has emerged as a critical agricultural issue and often presents a significant financial threat to specialty crop producers. The adoption of on-farm food safety practices will assist producers in managing risk and regulatory changes. The LSU AgCenter is proud to co-sponsor a series of free Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Good Handling Practices (GHPs) workshops to assist growers with implementing and adopting GAPs. Fresh produce growers, packers, processors and extension agents are encouraged to take this opportunity to learn more about GAPs and GHPs.
Read More... GAPs Workshop Flier.pdf  

Contact: Achyut Adhikari
Feb13
East Carroll Parish Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Meeting
2/13/2015  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
East Carroll Parish Courthouse, 2nd Floor Police Jury Meeting Room, 400 1st Street, Lake Providence, LA 71254

A recertification meeting will be held on February 13, 2015. A fee of $25.00 check or money order made payable to La. Dept. of Ag & Forestry is required as well as attending the entire meeting.
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Contact: Lee, Donna R.
Feb17
LaSalle 4-H Food and Fitness Workshop
2/17/2015  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Exension Meeting Room (23) Courthouse, 1050 Courthouse Street, Jena, LA 71342

A free workshop is offered to LaSalle 4-H'ers. Kim Evans, 4-H Agent, will conduct the workshop.
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Contact: Evans, Kimberly A.
Feb19
West Carroll Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Meeting
2/19/2015  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LSU AgCenter Office, 195 A Community Drive, Oak Grove, LA 71263

A recertification meeting will be held on February 19, 2015. A fee of $25.00 check or money order made payable to La. Dept. of Ag & Forestry is required as well as attending the entire meeting.
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Contact: Garner, Bruce W.
Feb20
Concordia Parish Private Presticide Applicator Recertification Meeting
2/20/2015  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Concordia Parish Community Center, 26356 Hwy 15, Ferriday, LA

A recertification meeting will be held on February 20, 2015. A fee of $25.00 check or money order made payable to La. Dept. of Ag & Forestry is required as well as attending the entire meeting.
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Contact: Miller, Keith A
Feb22
Tangipahoa Parish Annual Camellia Garden Stroll
2/22/2015  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hammond Research Station, 21549 Old Covington Hwy. (Hwy. 1067) (off Hwy. 190 next to Lynhaven), Hammond, LA

Annual Camellia Garden Stroll at the LSU AgCenter’s Hammond Research Station sponsored by Tangipahoa Master Gardeners. Stroll through a collection of over 500 Camellia japonicas and sasanquas planted from the late 1930’s to the early 1950’s. Camellia plant sale also sponsored by the Tangipahoa Parish Master Gardeners Association.
Read More... Stroll flyer2015.pdf  

Contact: Owings, Allen D.