Soybean Field Day planned

Published 9:00 pm Friday, October 2, 2020

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Virginia Cooperative Extension is hosting an area Soybean Field Day for producers.

The event will take place on Friday, Oct. 2 in both Charlotte and Halifax counties. There are two different demonstration plots. Producers are welcome to attend one or both locations.

Soybean variety trials and demonstration plots will present the latest in extension research this year. Extension specialists on hand to share updates include Dr. David Holshouser (Soybean Specialist), Dr. Sally Taylor (Entomologist), and Dr. David Langston (Pathologist). The program for the Charlotte County site (Old Well Road) will be at 1 p.m. Partcipants are asked to follow the VCE signs on the road to direct them to the demonstration sites. Pre-registration is required to attend. Producers can register by calling the Charlotte County Extension Office at  434-542-5884.

COVID-19 Safety Procedures will be followed for the field day event. Face masks or shields are required, sanitizing materials will be provided, and physical distancing will be required. Partcipants with a fever, symptoms of COVID-19, or exposure to a COVID-19 case in the prior 14 days are not to attend.

Disabled persons who desire assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Halifax County Extension Office at 434-476-2147/TDD* during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.