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North Mississippi Research and Extension Center field day Aug. 14

The biennial North Mississippi Research and Extension Center Agronomic Row Crops Field Day will be held at the Lee County Agri-Center, Magnolia Conference Center south of Verona, Miss., on Aug. 14, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The program will include educational and industry exhibits, and field research plot tours.

Certified crop advisors continuing education credits and renewal of certification for professional consultants and pesticide licenses will be offered for participants.

This year’s featured speaker will be David Waide, president, Mississippi Farm Bureau.

The program begins with registration at 8 a.m. The field tour begins at 8:30 a.m. and will feature an opportunity to learn the potential use of FGD gypsum for improved soil properties; corn yield response to foliar fungicides; preplant fertilizer for soybeans; options for nitrogen management; one-pass land preparation for improved drainage on flatland; and the latest on Mississippi’s row crops.

For more information, contact Normie Buehring at (662) 566-2201 or

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