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Panhandle Farm and Ranch Management Symposium goes virtual

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Tascosa FFA welcomes guests to the 2019 Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show. While the show has been canceled, the Panhandle Farm and Ranch Management Symposium will still be held, only virtually this year.
Event offers four continuing education units for private pesticide applicators

The Panhandle Farm and Ranch Management Symposium hosted annually by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will take place virtually on Dec. 1 even though the Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show has been canceled for this year.

The workshop fee is $60 and can be paid online, along with event registration. Participants will need the Zoom link to participate, so are asked to register prior to 8:30 a.m. Dec. 1.

Four Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be offered – one laws and regulations, one integrated pest management and two general. 

The educational presentations will begin at 9 a.m. Topics and speakers will be:

– Soil health research, Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Amarillo.

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(Jourdan Bell,  AgriLife Extension agronomist, Amarillo. Photo by Shelley E. Huguley)

– Integrated pest management panel discussion, AgriLife Extension specialists and Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists.

– Herbicide label changes/expiration, Scott Nolte, AgriLife Extension state weed specialist in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Bryan-College Station.

– Laws and regulations, Kyle Thompson, Texas Department of Agriculture, Lubbock.

For more information, contact Megan Eikner, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent for Potter County.

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