Rice, soybean producers meeting slated Jan. 6

The Rice and Soybean Producers’ meeting will be held Thursday, January 6, 2011, in Crowley at the Acadia Parish LSU AgCenter.

The day’s agenda is as follows:

7:30-8:00 a.m. Registration & Coffee

8:00-8:10 a.m. Introductions

Barrett Courville

8:10-8:40 a.m. Rice Growers Annual

Business Meeting

Jackie Loewer, President

8:40-9:00 a.m. Rice Production

Practices for 2010

Dr. Johnny Saichuk, Rice Specialist

9:00-9:20 a.m. Rice Variety Development Update

Dr. Steve Linscombe, Rice Breeder

9:20 - 9:40 a.m. Rice Weed Management

Dr. Eric Webster

9:40-9:55 a.m. Rice Disease Update

Dr. Don Groth, Pathologist

9:55-10:10 a.m. Rice Insect Control

Dr. Natalie Hummel, Entomologist

10:10-10:20 a.m. Break - Coffee & Donuts

10:20-10:30 a.m. Variety & Field Demonstrations

Allen Hogan

10:30-10:50 a.m. Soybean Production


Dr. Ronnie Levy, Soybean Specialist

10:50-11:10 a.m. Soybean Harvest Aids

Dr. James Griffin

11:10-11:30 a.m. Rice & Soybean

Market Update

Dr. Kurt Guidry

11:30-11:45 a.m. Environmental Issues

Randy Jemison, USA Rice

11:45-12:45a.m. Lunch - Courtesy of Sponsors

12:45-1:00 p.m. WPS Regulations

& Training

Barrett Courville

1:00-1:15 p.m. Pesticide Re-Certification

Department of Agriculture & Forestry

Acadia Parish Today

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