LSU AgCenter wheat, oat field day set for April 26

Mary Ann Van Osdell, Alison, Jr, Montgomery W. "Wink"  |  1/4/2011 1:15:49 AM

News Release Distributed 04/01/10

WINNSBORO, La. – The LSU AgCenter has scheduled the annual wheat and oat field day for April 26 at the Macon Ridge Research Station here.

The program will feature an update on the current wheat situation, and Bill Williams, an LSU AgCenter weed specialist, will talk about weed control in wheat and oats.

The field tour will include presentations on Hessian fly and aphid control, wheat variety trials, fungicide trials and disease control, according to Wink Alison, coordinator of the Macon Ridge Research Station.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the program will start at 9 a.m. More information is available by calling 318-435-2157.

The research station is located on Louisiana Highway 15 south of Winnsboro.

Mary Ann Van Osdell

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