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Grower Kirk Martin loads chemical on his family farm near Brownfield, Texas.

West Texas Ag Chemicals Institute Conference set for Sept.11

Pre-Registration Deadline is August 31

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

This year represents the 67th 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, pest management, crop protection research, the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, crop management challenges, and weed management issues. A detailed list of presentations and speakers soon will be available at

A total of 5.5 Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) CEUs are pending at this time.

Pre-registration is available online at 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 Katie Lewis at (806) 746-6101 or for questions about the program and CEU?s. If you have trouble or questions regarding registration contact David Pointer, 806-746-6101 or

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