Acadia Parish rice and soybean field day set for June 15

Rice/soybean field day slated for June 15 in Louisiana's Acadie Parish. Rice disease update, rice variety development, soybean variety trials, rice fertilization, weed control and rice insect management among topics to be covered.

An Acadia Parish field day covering research in rice and soybean production has been scheduled for June 15 at the South Farm of the LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station south of Crowley, Louisiana.

The field day will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. and end with lunch at noon. Topics for presentation by LSU AgCenter scientists will include a rice disease update, rice variety development, soybean variety trials, rice fertilization, weed control and rice insect management.

The tour will start at 9 a.m. After touring the South Farm, the event will move to the nearby farm of Glen and Wes Simon.

For more information, contact Barrett Courville, LSU AgCenter county agent in Acadia Parish, at (337) 788-8821.

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