Mississippi State University researchers and Extension Service specialists will explain current studies that could help farmers of agronomic crops at a July 16 event in Stoneville, Miss.

MSU’s Delta Research and Extension Center will host the annual Agronomic Field Day. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the program starts 30 minutes later.

Meetings will held in the Capps Center.

Topics include rice production, rice herbicides, developments in rice breeding, rice seed treatments, cotton insect research, glyphosate resistant Italian ryegrass, soybean diseases, soybean insect research, corn insect control, irrigation and tillage, soybean rust updates, and precision nitrogen management.

“This annual field day lets scientists and Extension specialists provide the latest and most pertinent scientific studies and technology to area producers,” said Steve Martin, interim head of DREC.

Continuing education units are available for certified crop advisors.

For more information, contact Rebekah Ray, editor and operations coordinator, at (662) 686-3214 or rebekahray@drec.msstate.edu.