Crop field day set for Sept. 5 at Winnsboro

Bruce Schultz, Miller, Donnie K.  |  7/25/2013 6:50:20 PM

News Release Distributed 07/25/13

WINNSBORO, 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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