News Release Distributed 03/29/12
LSU AgCenter Macon Ridge Research Station will conduct a wheat and oat field day on April 11 at the station south of Winnsboro, La.
The program will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. followed by an indoor presentation on the current wheat situation.
A field tour at 9:45 will include presentations on fusarium head scab genotype screening; wheat weed management research; wheat breeding, Sungrains and seed increases; fungicide trials and disease control; wheat variety trials; wheat production research; and Hessian fly and aphid control.More information is available from Donnie Miller at 318-766-3769 or by email.
Following lunch, seedsmen and other interested persons are invited for an afternoon tour of breeding plots, which will include variety trials, Sungrains nurseries and fusarium research.