Important meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Southwest agriculture. To list your organization’s special event in the Southwest Farm Press Calendar of Events, e-mail details, including contact person, phone number, etc., to: Ron Smith,


June 17-- Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Nueces, Refugio, and San Patricio Counties will be hosting the Coastal Bend Grain Storage Workshop at the San Patricio Co. Civic Center, 219 W 5th St. Sinton TX., Wednesday, June 17, 2015, with registration beginning at 8:00am and the program beginning at 9:00. Contact

June 29-30-- The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, the Texas Beef Council, and Sul Ross State University will conduct Beef 706, a free quality assurance program organizers say is designed to help growers raise a safe, top quality product for the consumer. The day and a half program will be held at the Everett E. Turner Range Animal Science Building, E. U.S. Highway 90, on the Sul Ross campus at Alpine. It is slated to begin at 7 a.m., June 29-30, with the first day’s activities culminating at 7:45 p.m. and the second day ending by 1 p.m. Contacts: Logan Boswell, 432-837-6207, and Jesse Lea Schneider, 432-729-4746,


July 23-25--Southern Peanut Growers Conference, Callaway Gardens , Pine Mountain, Ga. For more information contact Southern Peanut Farmers Federation.


Sept. 9 -- West Texas Agricultural Chemicals September 9 at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture.