The 2003 Virginia Soybean Field Day is set for Aug. 19 at the Eastern Virginia Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Warsaw.

The Virginia Soybean Association is sponsoring the field day, which begins at 8:30 a.m. Lunch is provided.

Field tour highlights include setting drills and planters for optimal stands; drills vs. planters; fungicide treatments; glyphosate weed resistance; raising sucrose levels in soybeans; large- and small seeded soybean development; and the soybean rust threat.

For more information, contact Bob Pittman at 804-333-3485.