The 62nd annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show will be held February 28 – March 1, 2014 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, TN. More than 400 exhibitors from more than 40 states will be on-hand showcasing the latest technology and innovation in agriculture. A new event at the Gin Show for 2014 will be the Mid-South Ag Forum. The Mid-South Ag Forum is an educational event designed to address critical issues in Mid-South Agriculture. The Mid-South Ag Forum will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, February 28th on the Mezzanine Level of the Cook Convention Center. Speakers and topics are listed below.
Darrin Dodds – Mississippi State University: Cotton/Corn Rotations in the Mid-South
Dr. Trey Price – LSU AgCenter: Fungicide Resistant Frogeye Leafspot Management Options
Dr. Scott Stewart – University of Tennessee: Neonicitinoid Insecticides: Cropping Systems, Honey Bees, and Public Perception
Dr. Jason Krutz – Mississippi State University: Improving Efficiency and Profitability Through Irrigation Management
Dr. Tom Barber – University of Arkansas: Use Requirements with Bollgard II (TM) XtendFlex(R) and Enlist Weed Control Technologies
Mr. Dave Reinbott – University of Missouri: Economics of On-Farm Grain Storage
There is no charge to attend the Mid-South Ag Forum and all are invited to attend.