Group sets water summit The United Research and Education Foun-dation's second Grow-er Education Seminar for 2000, scheduled Wednesday, Oct. 4 at the Cimarron Country Club in McAllen, Texas, will examine potential solutions for water problems in southern Texas and northern Mexico. Sessions include:
- 1944 U.S./ Mexico Water Treaty: Status of Mexico's Debt Repayment.
- Strategy for Agricultural Water Conservation in the Rio Grande Regional Water Plan for the Next 50 Years.
- What Can Texas Learn from the Municipal/Irrigation District Partnership in California?
Presented in partnership with Texas Citrus Mutual and the Texas Produce Association, the seminar is designed for growers, packers, shippers and their partners. The seminar includes a luncheon and will be complemented by an optional afternoon golf tournament at Cimarron Country Club.
The Grower Education Program is an ongoing commitment of the United Research and Education Foundation to offer regional, hands-on seminars to growers throughout the United States. Sponsored exclusively through a grant from BASF Agricultural Products, the program draws on local and national expertise to provide solutions on issues significantly impacting a produce company's bottom line.
Founded in 1904, United is the produce industry's oldest national trade association. United provides a unique forum that brings together produce companies from every segment of the industry, customers and suppliers to build stronger, more efficient and more profitable businesses.