Field day features updates on sweet potato research
PONTOTOC, Miss. -- Mississippi State University faculty and specialists will update producers at a field day in Pontotoc Aug. 24 on recent sweet potato research.
Sweet potato producers, researchers, agriculture industry representatives and crop consultants can view research plots and variety trials at the MSU-Pontotoc Ridge-Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station during the program.
Personnel with the MSU Extension Service and the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will present information on weed management, crop fertility and sweet potato varieties.
Registration for the free field day begins at 8 a.m. The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and includes breakfast and lunch. Certified crop advisor continuing education credits will be available.
Contact Stephen Meyers at 662-769-9917 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The MSU-Pontotoc Ridge-Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station is located at 8320 Highway 15 South in Pontotoc.