The 63rd meeting of the West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture, located at 1121 Canyon Lake Drive in Lubbock.
The meeting agenda includes:
- Pesticide application and laws and regulations,
- Crop rotation and nutrient management strategies,
- Weed resistance and insect resistance management,
- UAV use in agriculture,
- Impact of the farm bill,
- Remote sensing,
- Crop insurance, and much more.
A detailed list of presentations and speakers can be found at the WTACI website.
Five CEUs for the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) and six CEUs for the Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) program will be available. CEUs for the New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) are pending.
Pre-registration is available online. On-line registration fees are $75 for conference attendees and $300 for a booth and must be completed or postmarked by August 31. 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 are available 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 Ken Legé at 806-773-7310 or [email protected] for questions about the program and CEU's. If you have trouble or questions regarding registration contact David Pointer, 806-746-4021 or [email protected].