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Register by Nov. 26 for free row crops course
MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Producers who register by Nov. 26 will attend the annual Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course for free and gain information to make them more productive and profitable.
The 2014 Row Crops Short Course will be held at the Bost Extension Center at MSU Dec. 1-3. Those who register after Nov. 26 must pay $40 to attend.
Among the topics for this year’s short course are soil fertility, including the use of chicken litter as fertilizer; nutrient management plans designed to follow recent high crop yields; and technology implementation on farms and in agricultural enterprises. Other topics include weed resistance, insect pest management and a farm bill update.
Lunch is provided each day, and dinners are included Dec. 1 and 2. Certified Crop Adviser continuing education units will be available for the short course.