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The Avoyelles Parish LSU AgCenter Rice Production Clinic will be held on January 11, 2012 at the Masonic Lodge in Bunkie, LA. Here is the agenda for the clinic. Please contact county agent Rob Ferguson for more information: referguson@agcenter.lsu.edu

8:30                Welcome

8:40                Rice Variety and Breeding Update, Dr. Steve Linscombe, Rice Research Station

9:05                Rice Fertility and Management Tips, Dr. Dustin Harrell, Rice Research Station

9:30                Rice Disease control update, Dr. Don Groth, Rice Research Station

9:55                Rice Insect control update, Dr. Natalie Hummel, LSU AgCenter Department of Entomology

10:20             Break

10:35             Rice Production and weed control, Dr. Johnny Saichuk, Rice Specialist

11:25               Rice Situation and Outlook, Dr. Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter Department of Ag Economics

11:50              Worker Protection Standard and Pesticide Drift MANAGEMENT, Rob Ferguson, LSU AgCenter

12:20              CENLA Rice Growers Association, Randy Jemison, USA Rice Federation

12:35p.m.     Lunch

It is the policy of the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, or disability.

If you have a disability that requires special assistance or accommodation for your participation in the program, please contact Rob Ferguson, LSU AgCenter, at 318-964-2245 by January 9, 2012.

NOTE: ATTENDANCE OF THE ENTIRE MEETING IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO BE RECERTIFIED! 

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