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Melon growers’ meeting is Feb. 6

The LSU AgCenter will hold a meeting for watermelon growers from 6 p.m. to 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, at the AgCenter’s Washington Parish office (1104-B Bene St. in Franklinton).

Speakers will address disease, weed, and feral hog management and will include Drs. Raj Singh, Ron Strahan, and Mary Helen Ferguson, as well as a representative of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.

Please RSVP to Horticulture Agent Mary Helen Ferguson (mhferguson@agcenter.lsu.edu, 985-277-1850, or 985-839-7855) if you plan to come.

For accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact her at least one week before the event.

The LSU AgCenter and LSU provide equal opportunities in programs and employment.