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.

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