Invitation to the Virginia Soybean Field Day – Aug. 14, 2013

You are invited to attend the 2013 Virginia Soybean Field Day at the Eastern Virginia Agricultural Research & Extension Center (EVAREC) in Warsaw on Wednesday August 14. Registration begins at 2:30 pm with field tours following at 3:00 pm. Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm courtesy of the Virginia Soybean Board and The Virginia Soybean Association. The address of the EVAREC is 2229 Menokin Road, Warsaw, VA 22572. If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Eastern Virginia Agricultural Research and Extension Center main office at 804-333-3485 (TDD number is 800-828-1120) prior to the event. Field day topics are shown below. We look forward to seeing you there.

Low Phytate Soybeans for a Healthier Chesapeake Bay (Dr. Bo Zhang, Virginia Tech Soybean Breeder); Elite STS Soybeans – Low Input, High Profit (Dr. Zhang);
Superior Conventional Soybeans for Better Yields (Dr. Zhang); Distribution and Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug and Kudzu Bug (Dr. Ames Herbert, Virginia Tech Entomologist); Maximizing Double-Crop Yields Through Inputs (Dr. David Holshouser, Virginia Tech Soybean Agronomist); Optimizing Early Season Growth & Yield (Mr. Kevin Dillon, Graduate Research Assistant and United Soybean Board Fellow); Does Variety Affect Yield Response to Fungicides? (Mr. Dillon); Predicting Yield Increases with Fungicides (Dr. Pat Phipps, Virginia Tech Plant Pathologist); Small Grains 2013 Comments (Dr. Wade Thomason, Virginia Tech Small Grains Agronomist); Looking Ahead to Fall Planting (Mr. Keith Balderson, Essex County Extension Agent); Greetings from the Virginia Soybean Association (Mr. Logan Vaughan, President, VSA); CSES Department Update (Dr. Tom Thompson, CSES Department Head); Greetings from CALS (Dr. Jody Jellison, Assoc. Director, Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station).

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