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LSU AgCenter Wheat, Cover Crop Field Day Set For April 12

WINNSBORO, LA.
   The LSU AgCenter will hold a wheat and cover crop field day April 12 at the Tom H. Scott Research and Educational Center south of Winnsboro.
   Registration is at 8:30 a.m., with opening remarks beginning at 9. Wheat production field tours will include crop updates, insect and disease issues, a breeding nursery tour and official variety trial management.
   The program also will include a presentation on cover crops and their adaptability for Louisiana production systems. Research in soil health, nitrogen rates in conservation tillage corn and cover crop termination are also included as field tours.
   A sponsored lunch will follow at 12:30 p.m.
   In-depth afternoon tours are available for interested producers, consultants and students.
   The program qualifies for Louisiana Master Farmer Phase II and continuing education credits.
   For program details, contact Trey Price at pprice@agcenter.lsu.edu or 318-435-2157. ∆
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