AgCenter Events

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Rodney Johnson is grooming a goat.
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The LSU AgCenter has scheduled field days, forestry forums and youth agricultural awareness events across the state and virtually during 2021. Details on times and topics to be covered will be made available closer to the dates. Many other regional and local AgCenter events for producers and growers are planned throughout the year. Please contact AgCenter parish extension offices for more information.

Dates and locations for the events:

Date Event Location Contact
March 13, April 10 & April 17

Master Goat Producer Class Tangipahoa Parish Extension Office Rodney Johnson
March 15 Acadiana Virtual Cattle Field Day Videos available the week of March 15 Guillermo Scaglia
March 17 Soil Health Field Day Northeast Research Station, St. Joseph Donna Gentry
March 22-26 Cenla AgMagic Goes Virtual lsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9ZGl5NW5SGoq... Esther Boe and Sara Shields
March 25 Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Recertification Workshop Hammond Research Station, Hammond Jeb Fields
March 26 Central Region Virtual Spring Garden Seminar State Evacuation Shelter, Alexandria Sara Shields
March 27 Master Gardener Plant Sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m., LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden Katie Guitreau
April 6 Northeast Region Spring Virtual Horticulture Forum Donna Lee
April 7 Annual Audubon Sugar Factory Operations Virtual Seminar Gillian Eggleston
April 8 Dean Lee Research Station Beef and Forage Virtual Field Day Guillermo Scaglia
April 16 Margie Y. Jenkins Lecture Series and Spring Open House Hammond Research Station, Hammond Jeb Fields
April 22 Wheat, Oat and Cover Crop Field Day Macon Ridge Research Station, Winnsboro Trey Price and Steve Harrison
April 20-26 Virtual AgMagic (agricultural awareness exhibit for youth) www.lsuagcenter.com/topics/kids_teens/events/agric... Toby Lepley
April 29 Beef and Forage Field Day Hill Farm, Homer Lee Faulk or Bill Owens
May 7 Northeast Region Wildlife Forum and Field Day Columbia Luke Stamper
May 10-15 Go Public Gardens! LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, Baton Rouge Katie Guitreau
May 26 4-H Day at the Capitol State Capitol, Baton Rouge Toby Lepley
June 16 South Farm Field Day Rice Research Station, Crowley Dustin Harrell
June 8, 10-12, 22-24 & 30 4-H University Online; Camp Grant Walker, Pollock; State Evacuation Shelter, Alexandria Kayla McGuire
June 24 Cotton and Grain Field Day Hardwick/Somerset Farm, Tensas Farm, Newellton, La. James Hendrix
318-766-3769
June 30 Rice Research Field Day H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station, Crowley Dustin Harrell
July 6-10 4-H and FFA State Horse Show Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales Dwayne Nunez
July 15 Row Rice Field day Northeast Research Station, St. Joseph, 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Melissa Cater
July 20 Dean Lee Research and Extension Center Virtual Field Tour. Crops, cattle and horticulture will be featured. Daniel Stephenson
July 21 Sugar Research Station Field Day St. Gabriel Jeff Hoy
July 23 LSU AgCenter Horticulture Field Day Hammond Research Station, Hammond Jeb Fields
July 27 60” Cotton/ 30” Corn/ 30” Soybeans Field Day

Northeast Research Station, St. Joseph, 5 - 6:30 p.m. Melissa Cater
Aug. 5 Agronomic Crops School Dean Lee Research and Extension Center, 4-7 p.m. Tara Smith or Daniel Stephenson
Aug. 14 Wildlife Workshop Northeast Research Station, St. Joseph, 9 - 10:30 a.m. Melissa Cater
Aug. 24 Peanut Workshop 5 - 6:30 p.m. Melissa Cater
Sept 2 Sweet Potato On-Farm Field Day Fontenot Farms. Ville Platte, LA, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tara Smith and
Myrl Sistrunk
Sept. 3 Virtual Sweet Potato Research Station Field Day Chase Tara Smith and Melissa Cater
Sept. 16 Northeast Region Beef and Forage Field Day Goldmine Plantation, Mangham Jason Holmes
Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Corn Maze LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, Baton Rouge Katie Guitreau
Oct. 7 Proven Winners Landscape Roadshow Hammond Research Station, Hammond Jeb Fields
Oct. 12 Fall Horticulture Workshop Northeast Research Station, St. Joseph, 5 - 6:30 p.m. Melissa Cater
Oct. 28-Nov. 14 AgMagic at the State Fair Shreveport Karen Martin
Nov. 2 LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Plant Materials Conference Hammond Research Station, Hammond Jeb Fields
Nov. 27 Poinsettia Sale

8 a.m.-2 p.m., LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, Baton Rouge

Katie Guitreau

Dec. 7-9

AgMagic CenlaState Evacuation Shelter, Alexandria
Esther Boe or Sara Shields

Please contact LSU AgCenter parish extension offices for more information.

To purchase registrations for some events, visit the LSU AgCenter Online Store.


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