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Rio Grande Valley Cotton & Grain Pre-Plant Conference

January 13, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 3:15 pm

Texas Corn Producers is proud to sponsor the 28th Annual Rio Grande Valley Cotton & Grain Pre-Plant Conference! Offering 4 different CEUS, including 3 general and 1 IPM, and various different educational presentations there is something for everyone!


  • 2021 Boll Weevil Eradication Update
    • Patrick Burson, Chief Administrative Officer, Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation, Abilene
  • Input Management Strategies for Cotton Production in 2022
    • Benjamin McKnight, P.h.D., Assistant Professor & Extension Cotton Specialist, College Station
  • Cotton Stalk Management & Cotton Seeding Rates
    • Danielle Sekula, Extension Agent, Integrated Pest Management, Weslaco
  • Begomovirus – Satellite DNA Disease Complex and its Potential Threat to Cotton Production
    • Dr. Olufemi Alabi, Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology & Microbiology, Weslaco
  • Soybean Varieties That Offer Help in Integrated Pest Management
    • Andy Scott, Winecup Consulting
  • National Cotton Council Industry Update and the Importance of Exports
    • Dwight Jackson, Member Service Representative, Corpus Christi
  • Lunch
  • Analysis of International Markets
    • Wayne Cleveland, Executive Director, Lubbock
  • Texas Corn Producers Report
    • Angie Martin, Industry Affairs, Texas Corn Producers, Lubbock
  • Cotton & Grain Market Updates and Marketing Strategies for 2022
    • Dr. John Robinson, Extension Economist – Cotton Marketing, College Station
    • Dr. Samuel Zapata, Assistant Professor & Extension Economist, Weslaco
  • Weed Management Strategies for 2022
    • Dr. Josh McGinty, Extension Agronomist, Corpus Christi
  • New Developments from Industry
    • Industry Representatives

To register for this event, CLICK HERE!

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January 13, 2022
8:30 am - 3:15 pm


Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
(979) 845-7800
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Rio Grande Valley Show Grounds
1000 N Texas Ave
Mercedes, TX 78750 United States
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