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LSU AgCenter hosts Rice Field Day at Rayne research station

Posted: 6:12 AM, Jun 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-27 07:12:48-04
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KATC’s Josh Meny is LIVE with details on the LSU AgCenter’s Rice Field Days continuing today in Rayne.

The Field Day will begin today at 7:15 am at the Rice Research Station in Rayne with tours of their testing fields. The last tour begins at 9:00 am and each tour is 15 minutes. 

Following tours, the field day will feature discussions on topics of rice weed and disease control, rice entomology, rice breed, rice hybrid breeding and emerging technologies.

Field Days are hosted by the LSU AgCenter each year to help rice farmers learn about recommended practices for growing and improving their crop. 

The H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station is located at 1373 Caffey Road in Rayne. For more info visit lsuagcenter.com .