Football great D.D. Lewis will be the keynote speaker at the Agronomic Crops Field Day July 15 at Mississippi State University’s Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, Miss.

A former Dallas Cowboy linebacker, D.D. Lewis was an All-American and Southeastern Conference Player of the Year in 1967 at Mississippi State, and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

“We are extremely delighted to have Mr. Lewis as our luncheon speaker. He’s a true Bulldog and well-known to fans and friends of Mississippi State,” said Steve Martin, DREC head.

Topics at the DREC field day will include updates on Mississippi corn, cotton, rice and soybean production, as well as fungicide, resistance weed control, and insect management.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. with presentations starting at 8:30. Lunch will be served from 12:15 to 1 p.m.

For more information, contact Jody Stovall, DREC location coordinator, at (662) 686-3216 or jstovall@drec.msstate.edu.