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Louisiana: Crop Production Field Day, Bossier City, June 6

AaronT
Johnny Morgan, Ph.D. Communications Specialist, LSU AgCenter Communications May 3, 2012 14:29

The LSU AgCenter Red River Research Station has scheduled a crop production field day for June 6 at the station in Bossier City.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the field tour beginning at 9, according to regional director Pat Colyer.

Topics to be discussed by LSU AgCenter Research faculty during the field tour include:

– Midsouth cotton seed treatment trial.

– Biocontrol of musk thistle.

– Effect of zinc rate and source on corn yields.

– Greenhouse tomato research.

– Beef cattle research.

– Disease management in field crops.

– Soybean breeding and research.

– Variety testing at Red River Research Station.

– Forages to compliment Bermuda grass and bahiagrass pastures.

In addition to the field tour, a sponsored lunch will be provided at noon, Colyer said.

        
         
AaronT
Johnny Morgan, Ph.D. Communications Specialist, LSU AgCenter Communications May 3, 2012 14:29