LSU AgCenter Hosts Corn Drying, Storage Workshop June 12

5/22/2007 12:16:54 AM

News Release Distributed 05/15/07

The LSU AgCenter will host a free workshop on corn drying and storage at the West Carroll Parish Extension Office located at the Thomas Jason Lingo Community Center in Oak Grove from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12.

The session, featuring Dr. Ron Noyes, an expert in designing these facilities, will be transmitted via videoconferencing to other LSU AgCenter facilities, including the Scott Extension and Research Center near Winnsboro, the Dean Lee Extension and Research Center near Alexandria and the Red River Extension and Research Center in Bossier City. People attending at any of the sites will be able to ask questions.

Noyes, a professor emeritus at Oklahoma State University, was an extension and research agricultural engineer at Purdue University before joining Oklahoma State. He has 17 years of design experience in the grain storage and drying industry.

The meeting is designed for county agents, farmers, grain bin contractors and anyone else interested in temporary storage and post-harvest management of corn, conversion of other facilities to corn storage and construction of permanent facilities.

To register, contact Myrl Sistrunk at (318) 428-3571, or msistrunk@agcenter.lsu.edu.

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Contact: Myrl Sistrunk at (318) 428-3571, or msistrunk@agcenter.lsu.edu
Writer: Mary Ann Van Osdell at (318) 741-7430, ext. 1104, or mvanosdell@agcenter.lsu.edu

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