Fisher Delta Research Center Field Day

The Fisher Delta Research Center will host its 56th annual field day on Thursday, Aug. 31 at the Center near Portageville. The event, titled "The Future of Delta Agriculture," is free and open to the public.

Field tours run from 9 a.m.-noon. Lunch will be served at noon.

Soybean Tour
• Variety development and germplasm enhancement updates, Pengyin Chen
• The situation with off-target movement of dicamba: Where do we go from here?, Kevin Bradley

Cotton Tour
• Soil measurements and site-specific cotton management, Ken Sudduth, USDA-ARS
• Cotton rooting depth and irrigation management, Matthew Rhine
• Evaluating potassium fertility on cotton, Gene Stevens
• Yield monitoring and site-specific cotton management, Earl Vories, USDA-ARS

Rice Tour
• New rice weed control products deliver a new mode of action and a new site of action, Jim Heiser
• Evaluating the different methods of winter rice straw management, David Dunn

Directions — from North I-55:
• Take Exit 32 for Portageville
• Turn left, heading east on Hwy. 162
• Drive east for 4 miles
• Turn right on Hwy. TT
• Drive south for 2 miles
• Lee Farm entrance will be on your left

Directions — from South I-55:
• Take Exit 27 for Wardell
• Turn left, proceed on overpass
• Turn right and head north on outer road
• Continue north for 3 miles
• Turn right on Hwy. T
• Continue east for 4.6 miles to Lee Farm

Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 9:00am to 2:00pm

Rone Hall
County Road 308, Portageville, MO

Event Type

Exhibits, Training, Research






Contact Name

Tina Clark

Contact Phone

(573) 379-5431

Contact Email

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