Missouri: Fisher Delta Research Field Day, Portageville, Sept. 2

    You’re invited to attend the Fisher Delta Research Field Day at the Fisher Delta Research center in Portageville, MO on September 2. Tours will begin at 8:30 a.m. and lunch will be provided.


    • Session 1: 8:30 – 9:40 a.m.
    • Session 2: 9:40 – 10:50 a.m.
    • Session 3: 10:50 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    • Session 4: 12 – 1:10 p.m.


    Cotton and Weed Science Tour

    • Official Cotton Variety Trials – Andrea Jones
    • Understanding Challenges of New Herbicide Technologies – Jim Heiser
    • Stewardship of Water & Fertilizer in Irrigated Cotton – Earl Vories

    Soybean Tour

    • Showcasing Future Soybean Options for Delta Growers – Grover Shannon
    • Developing Conventional Soybeans for Missouri Farmers – Andrew Scaboo

    Rice Tour

    • Rice Variety Trials & Factors Impacting Chalkiness in Rice – Matt Rhine
    • Positive Impacts of Proper Potash Management in Rice – David Dunn

    Corn and Pollinator Tour

    • Impacting Yield through Variable Rate Seed, Fertilizer, & Irrigation Regimes – Gene Stevens
    • Managing Your Irrigation Needs Using a Smartphone App – Gene Stevens
    • Reinvigorating the Missouri Bee Population through the Missouri Pollinator Conservancy Program – Moneen Jones & Bob Walters


    • Take I-55 to Portageville (Exit 32).
    • Continue into Portageville on Hwy. 162 and turn left onto Hwy. T (first four-way stop sign).
    • Turn left on to TT and continue for 5 miles.

    For more information contact the Fisher Delta Research Center at 573-379-5431 or email You can visit their web site at .

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