Rice Research Station Field Day Wednesday

The LSU Agricultural Center H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will hold its annual field day June 28 at 1373 Caffey Road in Rayne for scientists to explain their work being done to benefit farmers.

Field tours start at 7:15 a.m. Presenters will give talks on weed control, rice breeding, hybrid development with a drone demonstration, agronomy, pathology and entomology.

The field tours will be followed by a poster session until 10:30 a.m.

The indoor program begins at 10:45 a.m. and includes an update on the rice market and sustainability in U.S. rice production.

The Louisiana Rice Research Board and the Louisiana Rice Promotion Board will meet separately in the Rice Research Station main office building immediately after lunch.