LSU AgCenter mayhaw conference, field day set for March 7

John R. Pyzner, Chaney, John A., Cheek, Quincy L.  |  2/29/2008 2:25:29 AM

News Release Distributed 02/29/08

WOODWORTH – Mayhaw growers can learn the latest research about producing their crops during the 12th annual mayhaw conference and field day slated for March 7 at the Wesley Center in Woodworth.

Dr. John Pyzner, an LSU AgCenter horticulturist, said events will begin with check-in/registration at 8:15 a.m. The field day is sponsored by the LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana Mayhaw Association.

“We have a very informative day planned,” Pyzner said.Speaker topics will include marketing, production, pest control and other mayhaw topics."

A mayhaw orchard tour is planned for the afternoon.

Cost of the conference is $25 for members of the mayhaw association, which includes $15 for membership dues for 2008 and $10 for lunch. The cost for members’ spouses is $10. Non-members may attend for $15.

Advanced registration is requested. To register, send registration checks made payable to the Louisiana Mayhaw Association and mail to 10 McLure Lane, Woodworth, LA 71485. For additional information or late registration contact John McLure at (318) 445-5317 or

A mayhaw cooking contest also will be held during the conference. Interested individuals may contact LSU AgCenter agent Quincy Cheek at (318) 767-3968.


Contacts: John Pyzner at (318) 797-8034 or 
                Quincy Cheek at (318) 767-3968 or

Writer: John Chaney at (318) 473-6589 or

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