News Release Distributed 07/25/13WINNSBORO, La. – The LSU AgCenter Macon Ridge Research Station will host a pest management and crop production field day Sept. 5.
The event starts with registration at 8:30 a.m. followed by a field tour beginning at 9 a.m.
LSU AgCenter research and extension faculty members will present information on:
– Management practices on late-season soybean quality.
– The influence of starter fertilizer on corn and grain sorghum yield and plant development.
– Insect pest management strategies.
– Use of cover crops.
– Plant disease management.
– Pesticide application technology.
A lunch will be served after the field tour.
More information is available from Donnie Miller, resident coordinator, at 318-435-2157 or by email.
The station is at 212 Macon Ridge Road, which is off U.S. Highway 15 south of Winnsboro.Bruce Schultz
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