Field day planned July 25 in St. Landry

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Associated Press

Posted on July 8, 2013 at 4:02 AM

PALMETTO, La. (AP) — A soybean and rice field day will be held at the Charlie Fontenot farm in St. Landry Parish on July 25.

The session will begin at 8 a.m.

LSU county agent Vince Deshotel said activities will include a visit to a soybean core block study consisting of 40 varieties, a soybean fungicide trial, discussion of rice variety studies and work being conducted by the Rice Research Station.

The field day also will focus on methods of controlling weeds, insects and diseases in soybean and rice crops.

The farm is at 2359 Louisiana Highway 360 in Palmetto.

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