(News release for January 18, 2022)
The LSU AgCenter will hold a meeting for watermelon growers from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday, January 27, 2022, at the AgCenter’s Washington Parish office (1104-B Bene St., Franklinton). Weed, disease, and insect management, as well as fertilization and pollination will be addressed. Speakers will include Drs. Mary Helen Ferguson and Ron Strahan of the LSU AgCenter and Mr. Perry Talley of the newly formed Washington Parish Watermelon, Fruit, and Vegetable Association.
Please RSVP to Horticulture Agent Mary Helen Ferguson if you plan to come. For accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact her at least one week before the event.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture