UACES Facebook Jefferson County production meeting to cover major commodities, economics and pests

Jefferson County production meeting to cover major commodities, economics and pests

By Ryan McGeeney
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Jan. 5, 2018 

Fast Facts:

  • First winter production meeting of 2018 scheduled for Jan. 8
  • Free to attend, meal included
  • RSVP at 870-534-1033
  • To see an updated schedule of winter production meetings, visit  http://bit.ly/YieldOfDreams2018 

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PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Extension agronomists and other experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will provide the latest findings on research into corn, soybeans and rice during the Jefferson County crop production meeting, scheduled for Feb. 8 at the Waterfront Building in Pine Bluff.

The production meeting is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. and conclude at 6 p.m. The Waterfront Building is located at the Pine Bluff Regional Park, 6300 W. 4th Ave.

The meeting’s tentative schedule is as follows:

  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Jason Kelley (Corn Update)
  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Chad Norton (Soybean Update)
  • 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Jarrod Hardke (Rice Update)
  • 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. -- Scott Stiles (Ag Economics Update)
  • 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Tom Barber (Weed Update)
  • 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Gus Lorenz (Insect Update) 

The production meeting is free to attend, and a meal will be provided. Attendees should RSVP by calling the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service office at 870-534-1033.

To learn about row crop production in Arkansas, contact your local Cooperative Extension Service agent or visit www.uaex.edu.

 

About the Division of Agriculture

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system.  

The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.   

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126
mhightower@uaex.edu

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