Beaumont Field Day Recap

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On June 13, 2013 the annual Vegetable Field Day was held at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit in Perry County, MS.  The event was a great success.  Thanks to our speakers and participants for making the day so great!

Dr. Blair Sampson from the USDA-ARS Thad Cochran Southern Horticulture Lab discusses pollinators.
Dr. Blair Sampson from the USDA-ARS Thad Cochran Southern Horticulture Lab discusses pollinators.
Dr. Barakat Mahmoud and Research Associate, Randy Coker.  Dr. Mahmoud discussed Food Safety and Postharvest Handling.
Dr. Barakat Mahmoud and Research Associate, Randy Coker. Dr. Mahmoud discussed Food Safety and Postharvest Handling.
Dr. David Nagel updated growers on current trials in sweet corn and southernpeas.
Dr. David Nagel updated growers on current trials in sweet corn and southernpeas.
Dr. Alan Henn, Extension Pathologist.
Dr. Alan Henn, Extension Pathologist, discussing southern stem rot in vegetables and other crops.
Scott Langlois explaining the new hops variety trial.
Scott Langlois explaining the new hops variety trial.
Dr. Eric Stafne discussing grape production in the South.
Dr. Eric Stafne discussing grape production in the South.

Be sure to mark your calendar for next year’s Field Day on June 12, 2014!

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