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Randall Co. Ag Day/Crops Tour

August 30, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Kuhlman Extension Center, 200 North Brown Road, Canyon, Texas

Attend the Randall Co. Ag Day and Crops Tour to earn 3 CEUs (2-General, 1-Drift). The event is free and includes lunch!

Please RSVP by calling the Randall County Extension Office before 5 p.m. August 25 at (806) 468-5543. Click here to see the event flier.

Morning Itinerary 

8:30 a.m. – Registration: Donuts & Coffee sponsored by Plains Land Bank

9:00 a.m. – Wheat Varieties and Yield Results from the High Plains Region: Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agronomist

9:30 a.m. – Break 

9:45 a.m. – Considerations for Purchasing, and Managing Cow/Calves: Dr. Ted McCollum, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Beef Cattle Specialist

10:15 a.m. – Current and Future Commodity Outlook: Dr. Steve Amosson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Economist- Amarillo

10:45 a.m. – Break

11:00 a.m.- Commodity Group Updates; Panel Question and Answer Session:

  • Texas Corn Producers, Industry Affairs & Grassroots Director Angie Martin
  • Texas Sorghum, Director of Agronomy Dr. Brent Bean
  • Texas Wheat Producers, Director of Policy/Marketing Steelee Fischbacher
  • Plains Cotton Growers, Vice President Operations and Legislative Affairs Kody Bessent
  • High Plains Underground Water, Victoria Messer

12:15 p.m. – Luncheon/ Awards: “Recent Wildfires-The Lasting Impact on the Texas Panhandle” – Texas Panhandle AgriLife Extension Ag. Agent Team

Afternoon Tours

1:30 p.m. – Agricultural Equipment Display and Presentations

2:30 p.m. – Lone Star Dairy Products Plant Tour: Travis Bland, Plant Controller

4:00 p.m. – R.A.C.E. Dryland Cotton Variety Trial: Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agronomist

5:30 p.m . – Return to Extension Office

 

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