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Monday, March 18, 2019

March 19th - MULTI COUNTY ROW-CROP & IPM CONFERENCE - Plainview


1ST ANNUAL MULTI COUNTY ROW-CROP & IPM CONFERENCE

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Pest Management Association are hosting the 1st Annual Multi County Row-Crop & IPM Conference on March 19, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ollie Liner Center, 2000 S. Columbia St. in Plainview. TDA and CCA CEU’s are available.  The cost of registration is $20.00. Lunch will be provided.

TDA APPROVED CEU’S – 4 + {2-Auxin}  (1- IPM, 3- Gen, {2-Laws & Regs})
CCA APPROVED CEU’S – 6  (1.5 - IPM, 3.0 - Crop Man., 0.5 - Prof. Dev., 0.5 - Nut. Man., 0.5 – Soil & Water Man.)

TOPICS
  • Bt Efficacy and Corn rootworm Management & 2018 Corn IPM - Dr. Pat Porter
  • Thrips Control and Early Season Cotton Pests in West Texas & Early Season Insecticide Tank Mixes - Dr. Suhas Vyavhare
  • Bollworm Resistance Update and Management in Cotton & Advances in West Texas Pest Management - Blayne Reed, Dr. Pat Porter, Dr. Suhas Vyavhare
  • 2018 Local Phytogen Cotton Variety Trials - Nikolas Clarkson & Blayne Reed
  • 2018 South Plains Cotton Variety RACE Trial Results & 2019 Cotton Agronomic Research Direction - Dr. Murilo Maeda
  • 2018 Mid-Plains Cotton Variety RACE Trial Results & 2019 Irrigated Cotton PGR Considerations - Dr. Jourdan Bell
  • Roundtable Discussion - Practical and Potential Uses of Drones and Field Imagery in Agriculture in West Texas - Dr. Murilo Maeda, Blayne Reed, Dr. Jourdan Bell, Forrest Baldwin.  Moderator – Dr. Pat Porter
  • Review of Cotton Water Use Efficiency and Application Timing Trial Results from Halfway - Jim Bordovsky
  • Review of Cotton Weed Control Systems Approaches - Dr. Pete Dotray
  • Roundtable Discussion – Crop Rotation / Profitably Growing Cotton in 2019 - Dr. Jourdan Bell, Dr. Peter Dotray, Jim Bordovsky, Dr. Suhas Vyavhare.  Moderator – Blayne Reed
  • Gene Drive Technology; Introduction & Impressions of the Next Potential Breakthrough in Pest Management - Blayne Reed
  • Auxin Training - Nikolas Clarkson

WHO’S WHO
  • Nikolas Clarkson –Extension Agent Agronomy Hale, Lamb, & Castro, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Lubbock, TX
  • Blayne Reed Extension Agent IPM Hale, Swisher, & Floyd, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Plainview, TX
  • Dr. Pat Porter – District 2 Entomology Extension Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Lubbock, TX
  • Dr. Suhas Vyavhare – District 2 Cotton Entomology Extension Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Lubbock, TX
  • Dr. Murilo Maeda – District 2 Cotton Agronomy Extension Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Lubbock, TX
  • Dr. Jourdan Bell – District 1 Agronomy Extension Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Amarillo, TX
  • Forrest Baldwin President & Chief Pilot, AeroInfo, Wichita Falls, TX
  • Jim Bordovksy, P.E. – Agricultural Engineer and Research Scientist, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Halfway, TX
  • Dr. Peter Dotray – Professor, Texas Tech University/Weed Science Extension Specialist and Research Fellow, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension & Research, Lubbock, TX 
 
Thanks to our sponsors!

             Gowan             Phytogen Cotton            Tri-Star Chemical        Texas Corn Producers

                     Plains Land Bank                                 Texas Pest Management Association

       Texas A&M AgriLife Extension               Hale County                             USDA/NIFA
 

 Come out and see us for a great meeting!!!


Blayne Reed
 
 
 

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