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AgriLife Crop Production and Risk Protection Seminar

December 21, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm


Join us at the AgriLife Crop Production and Risk Protection Seminar to hear from TCP Executive Director David Gibson along with other speakers. Hear from the speakers via TEAMS at your County Extension office. See the list of counties offering the seminar:

  • 8:00 a.m. – Registration
  • 8:20 a.m. – Update from Plains Cotton Growers
    • Kody Bessent
  • 8:30 a.m. – Know your pesticide laws and Regulations-Comprehensive look at the pesticide laws and regulations, EPA updates, and licensing/certification guidelines
    • Dr. Don Renchie
  • 9:20 a.m. – Weed control mishaps and how to manage success? Dr. Dotray discusses potential issues related to herbicide or management failures in controlling weed pests. (resistance, management decision, timing, herbicide selection, application, equipment, and mother nature.)
    • Dr. Peter Dotry
  • 10:10 a.m. – Update from Texas Corn Producers
    • David Gibson
  • 10:20 a.m. – Reducing risk of off target drift, off label decisions, and updates on new regulations affecting pesticide availability.
    • Dr. Scott Nolte
  • 11:10 a.m. – Available tools for management of brush and weed problems in pastures.
    • Dr. Morgan Treadwell
  • 12:00 p.m. – Break
  • 12:30 p.m. – Update from Texas Sorghum Producers
    • Wayne Cleveland
  • 12:40 p.m. – Unlocking the genetic potential of corn/sorghum hybrids? How to protect your investment and select technologies that not only optimize yield but mitigate risk from pests such as weeds, diseases, and insects.
    • Dr. Jourdan Bell and Dr. Kevin Heflin


Registration is $30 (lunch included).

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December 21, 2023
8:00 am - 1:00 pm


Texas A&M AgriLife Extension