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AgriLife Crop Production & Protection Seminar

December 20, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Earn your CEUs before the end of the year by attending this TDA-approved program! There are five CEUs available; one law & regulations, two integrated pest management, one drift and one general. Guest speakers will be hosted virtually on Microsoft Teams with the opportunity for participants to ask questions. With 38 different locations in the Panhandle & South Plains region, there is one near you!

Agenda

  • 8:30 a.m.: Regsitration
  • 9:00 a.m.: Laws & Regulations/TDA Guidelines for licensing
    • Dr. Mark Matocha
  • 10:00 a.m.: What goes into selecting a variety? Ensuring Seed Quality & a Good Stand
    • Cotton – Dr. Craig Bednarz
    • Feed Grains/Silage/Forage – Dr. Calvin Trostle
  • 11:00 a.m.: How Reliable are Insect Technologies? Efficacy & Economic Thresholds
    • Dr. David Kerns – Understanding Gene Transfer & Protection
    • Blayne Reed – Efficacy of Pesticides & Economic Thresholds
    • Dr. Pat Porter – Seed/In Furrow Treatments for Pests
  • 12:00 p.m.: Break
  • 12:15 p.m.: Plant Health & Protection Decisions Related to Disease, Viruses & Nematodes
    • Cotton – Dr. Trey Wheeler (plant decisions, prevention measures, etc.)
    • Corn/Sorghum – Dr. Thomas Isakeit (prevention, awareness, control)
    • Small Grains – Dr. Ken Obasa (identification, prevention, control)
  • 1:15 p.m.: Management of Resistant Weeds & New Technologies
    • Dr. Peter Dotray

Find one NEAR YOU. Contact information for inquiries are listed with each location.

The fees and lunch arrangements will vary from location to location.

 

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Details

Date:
December 20, 2022
Time:
8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Organizer

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Phone
806-878-4026
Email
klslough@ag.tamu.edu