Commercial fruit, vegetable seminar set for Mar. 6 in Shreveport

Mary Ann Van Osdell, Peterson, Grace, Cummins, Denyse B.

News Release Distributed 02/11/10

SHREVEPORT, La. – The LSU AgCenter will conduct a seminar for commercial fruit and vegetable growers Saturday, Mar. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Caddo Parish extension office, 2408 E. 70th St. in Shreveport.

The educational program is for commercial growers at all levels, both start-up and experienced, said Denyse Cummins, LSU AgCenter horticulturist.

The program will include presentations on weed control, vegetable varieties, soil improvement and scheduling for season-long production.

A marketing panel of produce buyers – chefs, market managers and buyers – will answer questions about buyers’ needs.

The event is free and open to the public.

To register or for more information, contact Cummins at 318-698-0010.

Mary Ann Van Osdell

1/4/2011 1:14:25 AM
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