Evangeline Ag News 2012

Keith Fontenot  |  2/17/2012 1:16:06 AM

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Evangeline Ag News is a monthly newsletter from the Evangeline Parish LSU AgCenter Cooperative Extension Service containing information and updates about agriculture in and around Evangeline Parish.


Calendar of Activities
March 2012 
1-4        Commodity Classic Conference, Nashville, Tenn. (National Meeting for Corn, Soybeans, Wheat 
            and Grain Sorghum Associations)
8         Private Pesticide Applicators Re-Certification meetings, 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., 
            County Agents Office, Opelousas
13        Private Pesticide Applicators Re-Certification Meeting, 6:00 p.m., County Agents Office, Avoyelles
15         Private Pesticide Applicators Re-Certification Meeting, 5:30 p.m., County Agents Office, Opelousas
15        Private Pesticide Applicators Re-Certification Meeting, 6:00 p.m., County Agents Office, Rapides
15        Private Pesticide Applicators Re-Certification Meeting, 6:00 p.m., County Agents Office, Avoyelles
22        Private Pesticide Applicators Re-Certification Meeting, 5:30 p.m., County Agents Office, Lafayette
22        Private Pesticide Applicators Re-Certification Meeting, 5:30 p.m., (Forest Hill Community Center)


2012 Restrictions on 2, 4-D Herbicide Application

March 15–Sept. 15     Waiver for Commercial Ground -- Waiver for Commercial Aerial

April 3-May 1             Permit for Commercial Aerial -- Waiver for Commercial Ground

May 1–August 1         No Commercial or Private Application of 2,4-D Herbicides or 2,4-D mixes in Evangeline 
                                    Parish ; Exception for permitted applications only in the following area: 
                                    South of LA Hwy 104 & LA Hwy. 26-North of Hwy 190 between Hwy 165 
                                    & Hwy 13 in Allen & Evangeline Parish.

August 1-Sept. 15         Waiver for Aerial or Ground Commercial Application


If you are unable to download the attached newsletter files, please email  Keith Fontenot or Susan Fontenot at the Evangeline Parish office or call 337-363-5646. 
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