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Resistant weed control will be a featured topic at the  annual Ag Technology conference at Texas AampMCommerce Dec 8
<p>Resistant weed control will be a featured topic at the annual Ag Technology conference at Texas A&amp;M-Commerce Dec. 8.</p>

Ag Technology Conference features weeds, insects, diseases

<ul> <li>Conference features new technology</li> <li>Pest control featured at Ag Tech conference</li> </ul>

Herbicide resistant weeds, new pesticide technology, best management practices for Northern Blacklands cotton, and feed directives for managing anaplasmosis in beef cattle highlight the Dec. 8 Ag Technology Conference on the Texas A&M-Commerce campus in Commerce, Texas.

The annual conference will offer five continuing education units for private, commercial, and non-commercial, applicators and certified crop advisors.

Featured speakers include  Peter Dotray, professor and Texas AgriLife Extension weed specialist; Allen Knutson, professor and Extension entomologist, Gaylon Morgan, professor and state Extension cotton specialist, and Dr. Robert Winn, veterinarian, consultant and nutritionist.

Industry representatives Gary Schwarzlose, Bayer CropScience; Eris Castner, DuPont Crop Protection; Adam Hixson BASF Corporation; and Pete Eure, Syngenta Crop Protection, will present an industry update on new pesticide technology.

Registration begins at 8, along with opportunities to visit sponsor and exhibitor booths. Morning session begins at 10.

Registration fee, $40 through Nov. 28 and $50 afterward, includes lunch.

The conference is sponsored by the Cereal Crops Research Incorporated, Texas A&M University-Commerce and the Agribusiness Industry.

Make your check payable to CCRI and send it to:

Ag Technology Conference

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Commerce, TX 75429-3011

For more information contact Amy Braley at  or 903-886-5373

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