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Row crops field day to offer education, tours
VERONA – The North Mississippi Research and Extension Center’s biannual Agronomic Row Crops Field Day will present the latest research to the area’s row-crop farmers and consultants.
The field day will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 5 at the Lee County Agri-Center on Highway 145 South in Verona.
The program will include educational and industry exhibits and field research plot tours. This year’s featured speaker will be Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Lester Spell.
The program begins with registration at 8 a.m., and field tours begin at 8:30 a.m. Topics include corn yield response to nitrogen and application timing and in-furrow starter fertilizer; soybean insect management; research on soybean seed rots and field weathering with delayed harvest; Roundup Ready-cotton weed management; cotton response to foliar fungicides and Ignite herbicide; poultry litter rate management in cropping systems; industry developments; and the latest on Mississippi’s row crops.
Certified Crop Advisers Continuing Education Credits and certification renewal for professional consultants and pesticide licenses will be offered.
For more information, contact Normie Buehring at (662) 566-2201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writer: Karen Templeton