UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming Area Ag Conferences

January 21 – NW Panhandle Cotton Conference, Registration 8:30 a.m., Moore County Community Building, Dumas. More info: Marcel Fischbacher, CEA-AG/NR, (806) 935-2594.

January 22 – Crop Production Meeting, Panhandle. More info: Jody Bradford, Carson County CEA-AG/NR, (806) 537-3882.

January 23 – Texas Alliance for Water Conservation 6th Annual Water College, Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. No fee to attend, lunch provided, CEUs available. More info: http://www.tawc.us

January 23Hale/Swisher Ag Conference, Ollie Liner Center, Plainview. Cost: $20 at the door. 4 CEUs plus Auxin Certification. More info: Andy Hart, CEA-AG/NR, (806) 291-5267.

January 24Caprock Crop Production Conference, Registration 7 a.m., program begins 8 a.m., Floyd County Friends Unity Center, Muncy(between Floydada and Lockney on U.S. Highway 70). 7 CEUs and 7 CCAs available. Cost: $40 before January 17, $50 at the door. More info: Dr. Caitlin Jackson, Crosby County CEA-AG/NR, (806) 675-2347, or Mark Carroll, Floyd County CEA-AG/NR, (806) 983-4912.

January 28 – High Plains Cotton Conference, Registration 9:30 a.m., Ag Producers Co-op Gin east of Spearman. More info: Kristy Slough, CEA-AG/NR, (806) 878-4026.

January 29Pre-Plant Producers Meeting, registration 8:30 a.m., Randall County Extension Office, 200 N. Brown Road, Canyon. Cost: $10 at the door, RSVP by January 24. Auxin Certification available. More info: Dr. J.D. Ragland, CEA-AG/NR, (806) 468-5543.

January 29 – Crop Profitability Conference, 10 a.m.-Noon, Gray County Annex, Pampa. Limited to first 10 people, cost $25/farm unit. More info: Nick Simpson, CEA-AG/NR, (806) 669-8033.

January 30 – Yoakum County Ag Conference, Registration 9 a.m., Plains State Bank Event Center, Plains. Lunch provided, Auxin Certification available. More info: Sierra Stephens, CEA-AG/NR, (806) 456-2263.

January 30Right of Way Training, Registration 8:30 a.m., Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd., Amarillo. Cost: $20 at the door. 5 CEUs. More info: Rick Auckerman, Deaf Smith County CEA-AG/NR, (806) 364-3573.

February 6-7 – “Developing This Year’s Marketing Plan for Cotton and Feed Grains” Workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. both days, Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd., Amarillo. Cost: $125, which covers instruction, breaks, meals and materials. Limited to 50 participants. Register and pay by January 31 at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/Grain or call 979-845-2604.

February 11-12 – No-Till Texas Soil Health Symposium, Overton Hotel & Conference Center, 2322 Mac Davis Lane, Lubbock. 8 a.m. both days. More info: https://www.no-tilltexas.com

February 12  – “Owning Your Piece of Texas: Agricultural Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know” Workshop, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., exas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd., Amarillo. Cost: $75. Preregistration is requested at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/landowners or by calling 979-845-2604. More info: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agricultural law specialist in Amarillo, (806) 677-5681 or tdowell@tamu.edu.

February 14, March 13, April 10, and May 8 – Auxin Certification Training, 9 a.m., Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, 1102 E. FM 1294, Lubbock. One CEU in Laws & Regs. More info: (806) 746-6101, pete.dotray@agnet.tamu.edu

February 11 – Pesticide Applicators Training, 1 p.m., Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Office, Levelland. Please RSVP by noon Monday, February 10. More info: Kerry Siders, EA-IPM, 806-894-3159. This is required training in order to obtain a TDA pesticide applicators license.

February 26 – Central Plains Ag Conference, Registration 8 a.m., Olton Ag Pavilion, Olton. Lunch provided, Auxin Certification available. More info: Kerry Siders, (806) 638-5635; Kyle Howard at (806) 620-6595; or Andrew Dunlap at (806) 647-4115.

March 12 – Auxin Certification Training, 9 a.m. and again at 1 p.m., Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Office, Levelland. Please RSVP by noon March 11. More info: Kerry Siders, EA-IPM, 806-894-3159.

To add your conference to this list, please email maryjane@plainscotton.org.