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The 14th Annual Dean Lee Research and Extension Center Row Crop Field Day was held on Thursday, July 9, 2015. The Field Day was held at the Dean Lee Research Center in Alexandria, Louisiana. Dr. Boyd Padgett, Regional Director of the Central Region welcomed everyone.
Farmers and clientele were given field tours which included:
- Integration of Cover Crops into Louisiana Production Systems Disease Management Update
Presenters: Dr. Josh Lofton, Asst. Professor, Agronomist & Dr. Trey Price, Asst. Professor, Extension Plant Pathologist
- Soybean Seedling Rates
Presenters: Dr. Ronnie Levy, Assoc. Professor, Extension Soybean Specialist
- Insect Management in Field Crops
Presenters: Dr. Julien Beuzelin, Asst. Professor, Field Crops Entomologist & Dr. Jeff Davis, Assoc. Professor, Soybean Entomologist
- Issues in Weed Management
Presenters: Dr. Daniel Stephenson, Assoc. Professor, Weed Scientist/Specialist
- Current Research and Issues in the Cotton and Corn Agronomy
Presenters: Dr. Dan Fromme, Assoc. Professor, Extension Corn/Cotton Specialist & Dr. David Kerns, Assoc. Professor, Extension Entomologist
- UAV Technologies in Agriculture
Presenters: Dr. Randy Price, Asst. Professor, Extension Agricultural Engineer
Updates were also given by Dr. Bill Richardson, LSU Vice President for Agriculture and Dr. Mike Strain, DVM, Commissioner, Louisiana Department of Agriculture. A meal was served after the program.
For more on this and other events at the AgCenter visit our website at www.lsuagcenter.com.