Crawfordsville to host annual Agri meeting

Rice, Soybean production on the agenda for Jan. 25 confab

From Russell Parker UofA Agricultural Extension

The annual Rice and Soybean Production Meeting will be held on Monday, Jan. 25, at the Crawfordsville First Baptist Church in Crawfordsville, beginning at 8:15 a.m. The church is located two blocks east of the library (located on Hwy 50) on Ward Street. The meeting will be followed with a Shrimp Gumbo and Chicken Gumbo Lunch prepared and served by our Crittenden County Master Gardeners. Program Agenda 8:20-8:50 a.m. — Scott Stiles – Rice and Soybean Markets 8:50-9:20 a.m. — Dr. Chris Henry-Irrigation efficiency and timing 9:20-9:50 a.m. — Dr. Bob Scott – Weed Management in Rice and Soybeans 9:50-10:00 a.m. — Break 10:00-10:30 a.m. — Dr. Gus Lorenz-Insect Update 10:30-11:00 a.m. — Dr. Jeremy Ross – Soybean Production 11:00-11:30 a.m. — Dr. Jarrod Hardke – Rice Production 11:30-12:00 noon — Dr. Travis Faske – Soybean Pathology 12:00-1:00 p.m. — Lunch: Shrimp Gumbo (prepared and served by the Crittenden County Master Gardeners Other Meetings Pesticide Applicator Training – Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 9 a.m., at the Extension Office in Marion. Pesticide Applicator Training – Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 9 a.m., at the Extension Office in Marion. Corn, Cotton, and Grain Sorghum Production Meeting – Thursday, Feb. 18, at 9 a.m., at the Extension Office in Marion. Sprayer Clinic – Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 9 a.m., at the Cotton Research Station in Marianna. Pesticide Applicator Training – Saturday March 19, at 9 a.m., at the Extension Office in Marion. All meetings and activities are open to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any legally protected status. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (large print, audiotapes, etc.) should notify the County Extension Office as soon as possible prior to the activity.

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