April 26: Sixth Annual Northwest Beef and Forage Field Day, LSU AgCenter Hill Farm Research Station, Homer, La. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided. AgCenter research and Extension personnel will discuss economics, calving, bull selection, cover crops, forages and pasture weeds. A hay baling demonstration will take place after lunch. Field day attendance will qualify for Louisiana Master Farmer Program Phase 2 credits and veterinarian continuing education credits. Those who plan to attend are asked to call (318) 927-2578 to RSVP. The station is located at 11959 state Highway 9 near the intersection with U.S. Highway 79.
June 1: Delta Council Annual Meeting, Bologna Performing Arts Center, Delta Sate University, Cleveland, Miss. 10:30 a.m.
June 7-8: Fifth Annual Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference, University of Memphis Cecil B. Humphreys School of Law, Memphis, Tenn. The conference is hosted by the Agricultural and Food Law Consortium, which is led by the National Agricultural Law Center. Litigating pesticide drift issues, ethics for ag practitioners and ag tax for farmers and agribusinesses are among the hot topics on the agenda. Attendees will hear from a variety of experts in the agricultural and environment law field on topics ranging from litigating pesticide drift claims to the must-know tax insights for farmers and agribusinesses. A total of six hours of continuing education credits, including one hour of ethics, will be awarded to professionals in Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee that attend the conference. For more information and to register, visit http://nationalaglawcenter.org/midsouthcle2018/.
July 24-28: 2018 Mississippi Agricultural Industry Council and Mississippi Seedsmen’s Assn. Convention, Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Ala. Register at maicms.org/registration. For more information, contact Butch Alpe at (662) 694-1895 or [email protected].