THE LSU AGCENTER'S annual Northeast Louisiana Rice and Soybean Field Day is set for July 22 at Woodsland Plantation in Richland Parish.

The day begins at 9 a.m. with a rice tour. Topics to be discussed on that tour include rice varieties and fertility, insects, weed control and rice diseases, as well as an overview of this year's rice crop from LSU AgCenter rice specialist Johnny Saichuk.

The soybean tour will include a demonstration of Group 4 soybean varieties, a discussion of soybean diseases and an overview on this year's soybean crop from LSU AgCenter expert David Lanclos.