August 23, Hammond

US (LA): Hammond Research Station holds annual horticulture field day

The LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station will hold its annual horticulture field day for nursery, landscape and garden center professionals on Aug. 23.

The field day will offer an opportunity to learn about Louisiana Super Plants and Plants with Potential, said Jeb Fields, AgCenter commercial horticulture specialist at the station.

“You can also get trial results first hand and see new edible landscape trials,” Fields said.

The field day will begin with registration at 8 a.m. and will conclude at 1:30 p.m.

Topics will include sustainable nursery production practices, new ornamental diseases and pests, weed control in turf and landscapes, and new developments in landscape plant growth regulators.

The field day is intended exclusively for professional horticulture industry personnel.

Register for free at https://bit.ly/2K5tYRo. Attendees will receive lunch.

The station is located approximately 6 miles east of Hammond at 21549 Old Covington Highway (state Highway 1067).

For more information, contact Fields at 985-543-4125.

Source: LSU AgCenter (Johnny Morgan)


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