Bruce Schultz | 7/25/2013 6:50:20 PM
News Release Distributed 07/25/13
WINNSBORO, La. – The LSU AgCenter Macon Ridge Research Station will host a pest management and crop production field day Sept. 5.
The event starts with registration at 8:30 a.m. followed by a field tour beginning at 9 a.m.
LSU AgCenter research and extension faculty members will present information on:
– Management practices on late-season soybean quality.
– The influence of starter fertilizer on corn and grain sorghum yield and plant development.
– Insect pest management strategies.
– Use of cover crops.
– Plant disease management.
– Pesticide application technology.
A lunch will be served after the field tour.
The station is at 212 Macon Ridge Road, which is off U.S. Highway 15 south of Winnsboro.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture