Marianna, Ark. March 6: Pesticide Applicator Training. Marianna Courthouse. Begins 8 a.m. Producers who use pesticides are required by the Arkansas State Plant Board to attend a training program conducted by the Cooperative Extension Service in order to receive a pesticide applicator license.
Starkville, Miss. March 13-14. Advanced Cotton Pest Management Short Course. Bost Extension Building, Mississippi State University. 662-325-2085.
Columbia, Mo. March 14. Sunflower Production Workshop. Holiday Inn Select. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Register by calling (573) 449-8638 or by sending an e-mail to Sunflower Production Workshop.
Belzoni, Miss. April 6-7. Annual World Catfish Festival. U.S. farm-raised catfish industry tour. Cooking demonstrations. Sample different preparation methods of farm-raised catfish at Mississippi restaurants. Celebrity chef cook-off. Gini Arment, 816-512-2279 or e-mail World Catfish Festival