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Short course teaches insect, weed control
MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Cotton producers can learn about the latest developments in disease, insect and weed control during an upcoming Advanced Cotton Pest Management Short Course.
The seminar will take place March 20 at Mississippi State University's Bost Extension Building. The program will feature topics related to weed science, plant pathology and entomology. Sessions will address weed control, diseases affecting cotton production, nematodes in cotton, plant bug biology and discussion of stink bugs.
Speakers for the course include Aubrey Harris of MSU's Delta Research and Extension Center at Stoneville, Farrell Boyd of the Mississippi Boll Weevil Eradication Program and members of MSU's Extension Service.
The program begins at 8:30 a.m. and costs $10 per participant. Morning sessions feature programs on weed science and plant pathology. Afternoon sessions discuss various issues in entomology. The program will break for lunch and end at 4 p.m.
Advanced registration is not required. Call (662) 325-2085 for additional information.
Writer: Ashley Crawford