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Caprock Crop Production Conference Jan. 20

The Caprock Crop Production Conference is scheduled for January 20, 2010 to be held 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Floyd County Friends Unity Center located 6 miles west on Hwy 70 from Floydada or 4 miles east on Hwy 70 from Lockney at Muncy, Texas.

A pdf file containing the agenda and registration info is available at:

Registration fee before January 15th is $25. After Jan 15th is $35. Registration includes lunch and attendance gets you the following Continuing Education Units for your TDA Applicator's licence: 4 General - 1.5 IPM - 1 Laws & Regs - .5 - for a total of 7 CEU's.

The event is sponsored by Texas AgriLife Extension and Plains Cotton Growers, Inc.

2010 Caprock Crop Production Conference Agenda

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Morning Moderator: Roger Haldenby

7:00 Registration - Coffee and Donuts, Exhibits

8:00 TX Cotton Quality Past, Present, and Future - Roger Haldenby, Plains Cotton Growers - .5 General CEU

8:30 Weed Issues in Cotton and other Crops - Dr. Peter Dotray, Texas Tech/AgriLife Weed Specialist - .5 IPM CEU

9:00 Disease Issues in Cotton and other Crops - Dr. Jason Woodward, Texas Tech/AgriLife Plant Pathologist - .5 IPM CEU

9:30 Break - View and Visit Booth Sponsors

9:45 SURE Program Eligibility - Mike McDonald, Floyd County FSA, County Executive Director - .5 General CEU

10:15 IPM Management in Corn and Sorghum - Dustin Patman, Crosby and Floyd Counties AgriLife IPM Agent - .5 IPM CEU

10:45 Sorghum Check-Off Dollars Program/Legislative Update - Morgan Newsom, Texas Grain Sorghum Producers, Producer Relations Coordinator - .5 General CEU

11:15 Wheat Production on the High Plains - Dr. Calvin Trostle, AgriLife Agronomist - .5 General CEU

12 Lunch - View and Visit Booth Sponsors

Afternoon Moderator: David Appling1:00 Drift Minimization and Equipment Calibration - Ray Akers, John Deere -.5 Drift Minimization CEU

1:30 2009 High Plains Cotton Update - Dr. Randy Boman and Dr. Mark Kelley, AgriLife Cotton Specialist - .5 General CEU

2:15 Cap and Trade Update - Dr. James Richardson, TAMU Ag Economics Prof. - .5 General CEU

2:45 Break - View and Visit Booth Sponsors

3:00 Crop Rotation - Dr. Wayne Keeling, AgriLife Agromonist - .5 General CEU

3:30 Profitability in 2010 - Dr. Jackie Smith, AgriLife Economist - .5 General CEU

4:00 TDA Laws and Regulation - Levon Harmon, TDA Field Inspector - 1 Law and Reg CEU

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