UACES Facebook 62nd Tri-State Soybean Forum set for Jan. 5 in Louisiana
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62nd Tri-State Soybean Forum set for Jan. 5 in Louisiana

By Fred Miller
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Dec. 20, 2017

Fast Facts:

  • Annual Tri-State Soybean Forum in Oak Grove, La., Jan. 5
  • Presentations from Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi extension specialists
  • Topics will include market outlook, 2018 Farm Bill updates, red banded stinkbugs, more 

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(Download the forum agenda here.)

OAK GROVE, La. — The 62nd annual Tri-State Soybean Forum will be held Jan. 5 at the Thomas Jason Lingo Community Center in Oak Grove, La.

The forum is hosted each year by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, the LSU AgCenter and the Mississippi State University Extension Service. Arkansas extension weed specialist Bob Scott and extension plant pathologist Terry Spurlock will be among the featured presenters.

Presentations will include updates on the 2018 Farm Bill, PPO resistant weeds, market outlook for soybeans, red banded stink bugs, soil fertility, nematodes in soybeans and tap root decline.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the program begins at 8 a.m. The program concludes with lunch at 12:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Bob Stark, professor of agricultural economics, 870-460-1414 or 


About the Division of Agriculture

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system.

The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses. 

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your (insert appropriate office) as soon as possible.  Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.  

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Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126

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