Mary Ann Van Osdell, Cummins, Denyse B., Peterson, Grace | 1/4/2011 1:14:25 AM
SHREVEPORT, La. – The LSU AgCenter will conduct a seminar for commercial fruit and vegetable growers Saturday, Mar. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Caddo Parish extension office, 2408 E. 70th St. in Shreveport.
The educational program is for commercial growers at all levels, both start-up and experienced, said Denyse Cummins, LSU AgCenter horticulturist.
The program will include presentations on weed control, vegetable varieties, soil improvement and scheduling for season-long production.
A marketing panel of produce buyers – chefs, market managers and buyers – will answer questions about buyers’ needs.
The event is free and open to the public.
To register or for more information, contact Cummins at 318-698-0010.
Mary Ann Van Osdell
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture