Phase 2 (Schedule of field days)

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Phase 2 of the Master Farmer Program consists of an in-person or virtual tour of a demonstration farm, research station, or pasture walk where specific BMPs are discussed and demonstrated. Speakers from the LSU AgCenter, NRCS, LDAF, as well as industry personnel, present information on conservation, water quality, BMPs, commodity-specific topics and industry-related issues. Participants that attend/watch the entire event will qualify for Phase 2 and Continuing Education Credits (CEC). All events will be posted on the Louisiana Master Farmer Program Facebook page.

2024 Field Days (if you have not previously completed a registration form and have attended a field day, please fill one out at Forms).

  • March 15 - RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 16 - La Bonne Vie Farm Tour, St. Joe, LA (contact Tara Morris at education@louisianaglci.org to register)
  • March 16- Acadiana Spring Beef & Forage Field Day, Iberia Research Station, Jeanerette, LA
  • March 28 - Soil Health & Cover Crop Field Day, Northeast Research Station, St. Joe, LA
  • April 11 - Sheep Pasture Walk, Ethel, LA (contact Tara Morris at education@louisianaglci.org for more information)
  • April 25 - Northwest Beef & Forage Field Day, Red River Research Station, Bossier, LA
  • May 10 - Wildlife Forum and Field Day, Macon Ridge Research Station, Winnsboro, LA
  • May 29 - Pt. Coupee Sugarcane Variety Field Day, Morganza 8:30am-noon (contact Mark Carriere at 225-638-5533 for more info)
  • May 30 - Pasture Walk (Ed O'Neal's farm), DeRidder, LA 10:30am (Register at louisianaglci.org/events)
  • June 11 - Climate Smart Practices in Rice Field Day, Kaplan, LA 9am-12:00 (contact Donna Gentry at 225-683-3101)
  • June 12 - LSU AgCenter South Farm Rice Field Day, Crowley, LA 8am (contact Jeremy Hebert at jphebert@agcenter.lsu.edu)
  • June 21 - Agricultural Water Management Field Day, Red River Research Station, Bossier, LA
  • June 25 - H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station Field Day, Rayne, LA
  • September 12 - Dean Lee Research Station Beef & Forage Field Day, Alexandria, LA
  • September 19 - Northeast Beef & Forage Field Day, TBD·

2023 Trainings/Field Days

In-person field days and workshops listed are eligible for Phase 2 credit with the completion of a Phase 2 Registration/Sign-in form (listed under Forms).

  • March 25 - Field Day with 3 Board Farm (regenerative ag), 2451 Hwy 552, Downsville, LA 10am (RE-SCHEDULED FOR MAY 6)
  • March 30 - Soil Health & Cover Crop Field Day, Northeast Research Station, St. Joe, LA 8:30am
  • March 31 - Pasture Walk, Sample Farm, Shreveport, LA 9:00am ($15/person - lunch provided) Contact Tara Morris at 225-721-1313
  • April 20 - Wheat, Oat, and Cover Crop Field Day, Scott Research & Extension Center, Winnsboro, LA 8:00am
  • April 21 - Pasture Walk, Starkey Farm, Greensburg, LA 9:00am ($15/person - lunch provided) Contact Tara Morris at 225-721-1313
  • April 27 - Northwest Beef & Forage Day, Hill Research Station, Homer, LA 8:30am; Pre-register at 318-927-2578 ext 201)
  • May 6 - Field Day with 3 Board Farm (regenerative ag), 2451 Hwy 552, Downsville, LA 10am
  • June 14 - Rice Research Station South Farm Field Day, Crowley, LA 8:30am; Contact Jeremy Hebert at 337- 788-8821
  • June 28 - H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station Field Day, Rayne, LA 7:30am; Contact Jeremy Hebert at 337-788-8821
  • July 13 - Soil Fertility & BMPs in Sugarcane Production Field Day, Napoleonville, LA 8:30am; Contact Brenda Tubana at btubana@agcenter.lsu.edu
  • July 19 - Area Sugarcane Field Day, Sugar Research Station, St. Gabriel, LA 8:30am
  • July 25 - Pasture Walk at Barthe Brothers Cattle, 11827 Ellis Road, Norwood, LA. 5pm-7:30pm; register at Register Here
  • July 25 - Northeast Research Station Cotton, Corn, and Soybean Field Day, St. Joe, LA. 5-6:30pm; contact Dennis Burns for more information at 318-766-3469
  • July 27 - Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management Field Day, Macon Ridge Research Station, Winnsboro, LA. 8am-1pm; for more information contact Dr. Rasel Parvej at 479-387-2988
  • August 11 - Northeast Research Station Furrow Irrigated Rice Field Tour, St. Joseph, LA, 5pm-6:30pm; contact Dennis Burns for more information at 318-766-3469
  • August 31 - Sweet Potato Research Station 2023 Field Day, 2305 LA-17, Delhi, LA, 8:30am-noon; contact Dr. Tara Smith at tsmith@agcenter.lsu.edu for more information
  • September 14 - Central Region Beef & Forage Field Day, Dean Lee Research & Extension Center, Alexandria, LA; Registration at 2:00pm
  • October 21 - Acadiana Cattle Producers Fall Field Day, Iberia Research Station, Jeanerette, LA; Registration at 8am


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