Fisher Delta Research Center field day on August 29

Fisher Delta Research Center field day on August 29

Missouri Bootheel's Fisher Delta Research Center field day will be held on August 29. Wide variety of topics to be discussed. Details provided.

The fifty-second annual Fisher Delta Research Center field day will be held on August 29. The center is located south of Portageville, Missouri.

The field day will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will cover a wide variety of topics. Among them: Cotton, wheat, soybean and corn variety trials; Options to control umbrella sedge in rice; Managing ice production update challenges; Maximize rice yield using DD50 program; Managing soil water deficits via Smartphone; Corn nitrogen management in wet versus dry season; Energy irrigation management by maturity group; The future of soybean breeding – conventional and Roundup Ready; Improving soybean yield using exotic and wild genetics.

To reach the research center, take I-55 to Portageville (exit 32). Continue into Portageville on Highway 162 and turn left onto Highway T (first four-way stop sign). Turn left onto Highway TT and continue for five miles.

For more information call (573) 379-5431.

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