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Upper Gulf Coast Feed Grain and Cotton Production Conference

January 23 @ 8:00 am - 1:45 pm

Free

The conference will include a catered lunch and will conclude at 1:45 p.m.  Three CEUs will be awarded to pesticide license holders with the Texas Department of Agriculture (1 IPM, 1 L&R, 1 General); and 4.5 CEUs for Certified Crop Advisors have been applied for.  Participating counties include Wharton, Matagorda, Jackson, and Colorado Counties.

The conference will address the following topics:

  • Bollworm and Fleahopper Update – David Kerns, Texas IPM Coordinator.
  • Feed Grain Research Update – Dr. Ron Schnell, Extension Cropping Systems Specialist.
  • Weed Control in Grain Crops – Dr. Josh McGinty, Assistant Professor and Extension Agronomist.
  • 2020 Texas Auxin Herbicide Training Dicamba and Enlist Technologies – Dr. Scott Nolte, Extension Weed Specialist.
  • Introduction to Gene Drive Technology – Kate Crumley, Extension Agent – IPM.
  • Emerging Cotton Diseases – Tom Isakeit, Extension Plant Pathologist.
  • Cotton Market Update – John Robinson, Extension Cotton Marketing Specialist.
  • RACE Trial Update/Current Cotton Research – Dale Mott, Extension Program Specialist.

The annual Auxin training will be a one-hour training for 2020.  The Auxin training that is provided as part of the Feed Grain and Cotton Conference will fulfill the annual auxin training requirements for Dicamba and 2,4-D Choline products and will include 1 hour of Laws and Regulations CEUs.

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Details

Date:
January 23
Time:
8:00 am - 1:45 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://wharton.agrilife.org/events/agriculture-natural-resources-events/

Organizer

Wharton Co. Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service
Phone:
979.532.8863
Email:
wharton-tx@tamu.edu
Website:
https://wharton.agrilife.org/

Venue

Wharton County Fair Grounds
6036 FM 961 Rd
Wharton, TX 77488 United States
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Phone:
979-677-3371
Website:
https://www.whartoncountyyouthfair.org/