The field days, offered by the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, will be:
* April 9 in Baxley, Ga, at Randall Odum's farm 10 miles south on Route 1.
* April 10 in Tifton, Ga., at the Rural Development Center off I-75.
* April 16 in Davisboro, Ga., at Ray Cobb's farm on Route 24 just east of the Washington County Correctional Institute.
Each event will start at noon with a sponsored lunch. UGA experts will then brief participants on recommended varieties and new and improved management practices and technologies . There will also be a tour of test plots and an update on the new Georgia farmer-owned oilseed cooperative.
For more information, contact your county UGA Extension office.
(Brad Haire is the former news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.)