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Spring LFVGA/ LSU AgCenter Fruit and Vegetable Field Day

Join us for the Spring LFVGA/ LSU AgCenter Fruit and Vegetable Field Day. This meeting/ field day will be held at the Hammond Research Center on Thursday May 19th from 9am to 2:30pm.

We will cover watermelon, squash and carrot research trials, Potential tax breaks from food banks gleaning fields at the end of the season, discuss upcoming food safety trainings, and Eric Stafne from Mississippi State University will discuss blueberry production. After presentations, we will tour the olive and fig orchard and follow up with lunch and our spring business meeting.

Growers: Consider joining the LFVGA Board. Members serve 2 year rotations. We will elect or reelect, President, Treasurer, Secretary, and regional board members from the SE, SW, Central, NE and NW portions of the state. Please email me if you would like to be on the board but cannot make this meeting. 

Registration is free but reservations are required as LFVGA sponsors lunch.

Please email Kiki Fontenot kkfontenot@agcenter.lsu.edu or Allen Owings aowings@agcenter.lsu.edu to attend.