The Wiregrass Research and Extension Center in Headland, Ala., will host the annual Field Crops Day on Friday, Aug. 19. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Field tours begin at 8 a.m. Lunch will follow.
Attendees to the field day will have the opportunity to tour research plots and listen to a variety of agriculture research professionals give explanations of their research projects. Alabama Extension area specialists will give mid-season crop updates as well.
Alabama Peanut Producers Association and National Peanut Board have funded many of the peanut research projects at WREC. Growers can see their check-off dollars at work. Research projects include cotton pest management, cover crops, peanut and cotton variety tests, fungicide strategies on peanuts and cotton fertility with poultry litter.
The WREC is located at 167 East AL Highway 134, Headland, Alabama 36345. For more information call 334-693-3800.