Extension rice/soybean field day set for July 12

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A rice/soybean field day conducted by the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture, Mississippi County Cooperative Extension Service is set for Thursday July 12th, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Following is the agenda, including times, topics, and locations.

9:00 a.m. -- Rice Fertility using NST*R - Florenden Farm - Updates by Dr. Trent Roberts and Mike Sullivan

Location: N35 44.049 W90 02.395 AR Hwy 119, north of I55 overpass.

9:35 a.m. -- Rice hybrids & Cultivars- Ron Holthouse Farm - Updates by Kurt Johns and Lance Schmidt

Location: N35 69.820 W90 07.132 AR Hwy 140, east of Hwy 181 Junction.

10:15 a.m. -- LL Pigweed Test - Lee Wiener Farm - Updates by Dr. Bob Scott, Danny Moore, and Dave Freeze

Location:N35 43.708 W90 13. 069AR Hwy 136, east of Etowah.

10:50 a.m. -- UA RR Pigweed Test & BASF Pigweed Test - Ron Holthouse Farm- Updates by Dr. Bob Scott and James Pongetti.

Location: N35 41.919 W90 11.030 AR Hwy 140, west of Hwy 77 N junction.

11:30 a.m. -- Insect, plant disease & Verification Updates - Holthouse Shop -- Dr. Glenn Studebaker and Chris Grimes

Location: N35 69.857 W90 19.566 Hwy 140 across road from CPS.

12:00 noon -- Fish Fry at Holthouse Farm shop - Courtesy of BASF, RiceTec, Ron Holthouse and crew.

The field day is an excellent opportunity to interact with friends, farmers, researchers, industry representatives, local dealers, consultants, and Extension representatives. Make sure to mark your calendar to attend the Mississippi County Extension rice/soybean field day on July 12th. For more details, call the County Extension office (870-762-2075) or email dfreeze@uaex.edu.

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information should notify the county Extension office as soon as possible prior to the activity.

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