September 09, 2009

Media Advisory -- Austrian Delegation Visit

An Austrian delegation from the Styria Chamber of Agriculture will tour Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s vegetable and horseradish plots Friday, Sept. 11, to compare growing practices with those of their home region. SIUC Associate Professor S. Alan Walters will lead the tour and also will take the group to visit vegetable growers in Alto Pass and Cobden. Reporters who want to meet the delegates or drop in on the tour may contact Walters via e-mail ( or by telephone (618/453-3446).