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Louisiana: Northeast Research Station Field Day, St. Jospeh, June 20

Ernst Undesser
By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter May 25, 2017

Louisiana: Northeast Research Station Field Day, St. Jospeh, June 20

Young rice, pre-flood. ©Debra L Ferguson Stock Photography

The LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station will showcase research and demonstration plots at a pest management and crop production field day on June 20 in St. Joseph.

Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and doughnuts. Field tours will run from 9-11 a.m. followed by crop and administrative updates and a sponsored lunch.

The field tours will depart from behind the main office building. The Northeast Research Station is located on Hwy 605 north of St. Joseph.

A broad range of topics will be covered, including:

  • Row rice production.
  • Cover crop management.
  • Current topics in field crop pathology.
  • Precision planting.
  • Cotton pest management and field crop insect update.
  • New herbicide technologies.
  • Crop irrigation and water policy and programs.

The field day is approved for Phase II and continuing education credits for the Louisiana Master Farmer program.

Ernst Undesser
By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter May 25, 2017