PCG EMAIL SERVICES: WTACI Sets Annual Conference for September 11

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Sun Aug 12 22:03:43 CDT 2018

West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute Annual Conference Set for September 11
Pre-Registration Deadline is August 31


Friday, August 10, 2018

The West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute will host their annual
conference on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture,
located at 1121 Canyon Lake Drive in Lubbock.

This year represents the 66th meeting of WTACI, an unincorporated
organization of dealers, industry representatives, agricultural producers,
scientists, educators, and agribusiness members who support education and
research programs promoting safe and effective use of agricultural
chemicals and protection and preservation of the area's natural resources.

Topics to be discussed at the conference include ag and regulatory policy,
pesticide training and certification, pest management, chemical
application, cotton quality and irrigation management, crop management
challenges, weed control across Texas, and legal issues in herbicide and
pesticide application. A detailed list of presentations and speakers soon
will be available at http://wtaci.tamu.edu. 

A total of at least 6 Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) CEUs are
pending at this time.

Pre-registration is available online at
http://wtaci.tamu.edu/Registration.html. On-line registration fees are $75
for conference attendees and must be completed or postmarked by August 31.
Booth fees start at $300. On-site registration will begin at 7 a.m. the
day of the conference and will cost $95 for attendees and $325 for booth
sponsors. Lunch will be provided as part of the registration fee. 

Opportunities also exist to contribute to the WTACI Scholarship Fund,
which has provided more than $60,000 in scholarships to students majoring
in agricultural fields at many Texas universities. 

Contact Shawn Wade at (806) 792-4904 or shawn at plainscotton.org for
questions about the program and CEU's. If you have trouble or questions
regarding registration contact David Pointer, 806-746-4021 or
dlpointer at ag.tamu.edu.

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