Annual Crops Forum Set For Feb. 9 in Delhi

By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 

RAYVILLE, La. – Agriculture producers interested in updates on the latest research in corn, cotton and soybean production can attend the 2017 LSU AgCenter northeast Louisiana crops forum on Feb. 9 at the Delhi Civic Center. 

In addition to covering a variety of pertinent topics geared to help producers increase profitability, the meeting has been approved for private applicator recertification, said Richland Parish AgCenter agent Keith Collins

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the meeting set to run from 9 a.m. until noon. Lunch will be provided. 

LSU AgCenter experts will cover key topics, including nematode management; fungicide use in corn, soybeans and cotton; insecticides; and managing weed resistance with residual herbicides. 

The program will also include a review of new Worker Protection Standards (WPS) that went into effect in January 2016.  

Collins can be contacted at 318-728-3216 or kcollins@agcenter.lsu.edu