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MSU experts give tips on crop preparation
GOODMAN – Growers can get tips on preparing for spring planting during a Nov. 22 field day at the Alliance for Sustainable Agricultural Production Demonstration Farm in Goodman.
Experts from the Mississippi State University Extension Service and the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will discuss crop nutrient management, fall cover crops, soil testing, crop rotation, and pest, disease and weed control.
The field day begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. Growers of all experience levels are welcome. Attendance is free, but preregistration is required. Lunch and materials will be provided.
This field day is the 11th in a series of monthly events scheduled for 2013. The last field day is scheduled for Dec. 13.
To register for the field day or for more information, contact Keith Benson at 601-988-4999 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Alliance for Sustainable Agricultural Production Demonstration Farm is located at 1184 Coleman Road, off of Highway 51 between Goodman and Durant.
MSU’s Extension Service, Alcorn State University’s Extension Program and Tougaloo College are producing the series with funds from the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce and a U.S. Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Grant.