Southwest farmers have several production meetings available in the coming weeks, including several cotton production seminars next week.
Farm bill meetings are scheduled in the High Plains and San Angeloand a water conservation session is scheduled Jan. 21.
Cotton production sessions include:
January 20 – Terry/Yoakum Crops Conference, Terry County Senior Citizens Center, Brownfield. Contact J.W. Wagner, CEA-AG, (806) 456-2263.
January 20—Permian Basin Cotton Conference, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Martin County Community Center in Stanton. Contact the AgriLife Extension office in Martin County at 432-756-3316
January 21 – Caprock Crop Productions Conference, Muncy. Contact Caitlin Jackson, CEA-AG, (806) 675-2347.
January 22 – Southern Mesa Ag Conference, Lamesa. Contact Gary Roschetzky, CEA-AG, (806) 872-3444.
The Texas Alliance for Water Conservation Water College, offers a full agenda Jan, 21 at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture, Lubbock, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for more information, check http://www.tawcwatercollege.com.
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Farm bill meetings include: Jan. 22, Seminole, Texas, from 9 A.M. to noon at the Party House, US Hwy 385N between Seminole & Seagraves. A Jan. 23 meeting will be held in Levelland, Texas, also from 9 A.M. until noon at the Armory Building, Ball Park Drive & McKinley St., Levelland.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a farm bill decision aid-workshop from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Region 15 Education Center, 612 S. Irene St. in San Angelo. The workshop is free, but participants are asked to RSVP by Jan. 20 by calling the AgriLife Extension office in Tom Green County at 325-659-6524. More information is also available by calling the county office or by contacting Thompson at 325-653-4576, [email protected] .
A bit further out, the second annual Red River Crops Conference is scheduled Jan 27-28 in Childress. The two-day session will feature in-season and summer crops will Jan. 27 and cotton Jan. 28. Contact a local Extension office in either Texas or Oklahoma, or call Stan Bevers at 940-552-9941, extension 225.
Also on the radar are no-till meetings.
No-till on the Plains Winter Conference, is scheduled Jan, 27-28, in Salina, Kansas. Registration will remain open through Jan. 21t on the website, by mail or phone. Log on to www.notill.org for the online registration. The 19th Annual Winter Conference will be held at the Bicentennial Center in Salina, Kansas.
No-Till Oklahoma is scheduled March 3 and 4 at the National Center for Employee Development 2801 State Highway East, in Norman. Contact www.notill.okstate.edu for program updates, or call Janelle Malone at 405-744-3669 if you need any further information.