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2014 Mid-South Ag Forum at the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

The 62nd annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show will be held February 28 – March 1, 2014 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, TN. More than 400 exhibitors from more than 40 states will be on-hand showcasing the latest technology and innovation in agriculture. A new event at the Gin Show for 2014 will be the Mid-South Ag Forum. The Mid-South Ag Forum is an educational event designed to address critical issues in Mid-South Agriculture. The Mid-South Ag Forum will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, February 28th on the Mezzanine Level of the Cook Convention Center. Speakers and topics are listed below.

Darrin Dodds – Mississippi State University: Cotton/Corn Rotations in the Mid-South

Dr. Trey Price – LSU AgCenter: Fungicide Resistant Frogeye Leafspot Management Options

Dr. Scott Stewart – University of Tennessee: Neonicitinoid Insecticides: Cropping Systems, Honey Bees, and Public Perception

Dr. Jason Krutz – Mississippi State University: Improving Efficiency and Profitability Through Irrigation Management

Dr. Tom Barber – University of Arkansas: Use Requirements with Bollgard II (TM) XtendFlex(R) and Enlist Weed Control Technologies

Mr. Dave Reinbott – University of Missouri: Economics of On-Farm Grain Storage

There is no charge to attend the Mid-South Ag Forum and all are invited to attend.

The 2014 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show features more than 400 exhibitors, from over 40 states and several foreign countries. The South’s largest indoor farm show attracts as many as 20,000 decision-makers over the two day event.

Pre-registration is available for the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show. Visit the website ( and click on the attendee registration link on the left navigation bar. Individuals who pre-register by Midnight, February 10, will be eligible for a $1,000 cash drawing. More information is available at or by calling 901.9497.3104.


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