2015 Macon Ridge Research Station Wheat & Oat Field Day

Stephen Harrison  |  3/5/2013 8:37:47 PM

Click on the image above for a PDF version of the 2015 Wheat & Oat Field Day flyer.

When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Registration (coffee and doughnuts) at 8:30 a.m.
Welcome and administrative update at 9 a.m.
followed by field tour at 9:05 a.m.

Where:  LSU AgCenter Macon Ridge Research Station
                212A Macon Ridge Rd, Winnsboro, La. 71295

Topics to be discussed by LSU AgCenter research and extension faculty during the field tour include:

  • Wheat and Oat Variety Trials
  • Fusarium Head Scab Genotype Screening and Disease Management Update
  • Hessian Fly and Aphid Control
  • Wheat BMPs
  • Wheat Crop Update and Nitrogen Rates

Afternoon tour for breeders, seedsmen, and other interested persons:

  • USDA Regional Nurseries, Sungrains Yield Trials, Seed Company Trials, Seed Increases

Please join us as we showcase and discuss our 2015 research and demonstration plots. Sponsored lunch will be provided at 12:15 p.m.  Program meets the requirements for Phase II completion and Continuing Education credits within the Louisiana Master Farmer Program.  Contact Stephen Harrison at 225-578-1308 or by email or Donnie Miller at 318-435-2157 or by email for more information concerning the field day or if you need an ADA accommodation for your participation. The LSU AgCenter provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.

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