A Soybean Production and Planning Meeting will be held Dec. 8-9 at the Leflore County Civic Center in Greenwood, Miss. The center is on Hwy. 7, approximately a half mile north of the intersection of Hwy. 82 and Hwy. 7 in Greenwood.

Presentations will be made by Mississippi State University research and Extension specialists. There will be roundtable discussions and input from growers on research and Extension needs.

Topics and speakers include:

• 2008 soybean crop overview, Trey Koger.

• Weed management and resistance, Tom Eubank.

• Bedding systems, Brewer Blessitt.

• Soybean diseases, Tom Allen and Billy Moore.

• Bean leaf beetle issues, Angus Catchot.

• Soybean looper control issues, Jeff Gore.

CEU units will be available and lunch will be provided.

For more information, contact Trey Koger at (662) 207-1604 or tkoger@drec.msstate.edu.

Sponsors include BASF, Bayer, Cullum Seed, Delta Farm Press, DuPont/Pioneer, Helena, Monsanto, NK Seed/Syngenta, Progeny, Terral, UAP (Dyna-Gro), Valent, and AMVAC.