News Release Distributed 01/14/14
OPELOUSAS, La. – The LSU AgCenter will hold a meeting on Jan. 23 for farmers growing wheat and feed grains.
The event will be held at the Opelousas Civic Center at 1638 Creswell Lane with registration at 7 a.m. and program starting at 7:45 a.m.
Private pesticide applicator registration renewal will be available for a $25 fee.
“Even knowledgeable, successful farmers will find this session informative and worth their time,” said Vince Deshotel, LSU AgCenter agent in St. Landry Parish.
Topics to be covered include fuel storage tank regulations, the status of wheat and feed grain crops, disease management, soybean variety selection, soil fertility, corn hybrid selection, weed control, the economic outlook for feed grains and soybeans, and controlling wild hogs.
For more information, contact Deshotel at 337-948-0561.Bruce Schultz