5/23/2007 1:19:01 AM
News Release Distributed 05/22/07
The LSU AgCenter’s annual field day at the Northeast Research Station in St. Joseph will be Wednesday, June 13.
The program will highlight agronomic and pest management research with cotton, soybean, corn and rice on Sharkey clay and silt loam soils, said Dr. Donnie Miller, research coordinator at the station.
The program will begin at 8 a.m. with field tours starting shortly thereafter and end with a sponsored lunch.
Topics for the tours include nitrogen fertilization timing in corn by Dr. Rick Mascagni, weed management in corn and rice by Dr. Bill Williams, weed management in soybean and cotton by Miller, soybean planting date research by Dr. Ernie Clawson, nematode and nitrogen management research by Gene Burris, and cotton water use research by Clawson.
In addition, LSU AgCenter administrators and scientists from Baton Rouge will provide updates on programs of interest to producers, consultants and agribusinesses in Northeast Louisiana.
More information is available by calling (318) 766-3769. The research station is located on Louisiana 605, three miles north of St. Joseph.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture