Important meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Southwest agriculture.
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, email@example.com.
Dec. 12--Ag Technology Conference, Texas A&M-Commerce. A $35 registration includes lunch. After Nov. 29, the fee increases to $45. Make checks payable to C.C.R.I. and send to: Ag Technology conference, Texas A&M University-Commerce, commerce, Texas 75429. contact Jim Swart James Swart (James.Swart@tamuc.edu)
Dec. 12-- Five CEU Event, Edna, Texas. Jackson County Services Building Auditorium, 411 N. Wells. Registration begins at 8 a.m.; the program begins at 9 a.m. Contact: AgriLife Extension office in Jackson County at 361-782-3312.
Dec. 12 --The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct their annual West Plains Ag Conference from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dec. 12 in the Sundown Room of the Student Center at South Plains College, 1401 South College Ave., Levelland. Registration, which includes lunch, is $35 at the door. For more information, contact Siders at 806-894-3150, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Dec. 13--The High Plains Ag Conference conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E. Farm-to-Market 1294, Lubbock. Individual preregistration, which includes lunch, is $35 by Dec. 10 and $45 at the door with no lunch guarantee, Scott said. For more information contact Scott at 806-775-1680 or email@example.com .
Dec. 19--The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Thursday, Dec. 19, at the South Texas Track in Brenham. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by a complimentary beef dinner. The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to 800-242-7820, ext. 192, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan. 9-10-- Cattle industry experts will address global industry issues, timely nutrition and health management strategies, and the economics and risk associated with restocking ranches during the Southwest Beef Symposium Thursday and Friday, Jan. 9-10, at the Clayton Civic Center, 124 North Front St., Clayton, N.M. The schedule of events, lodging information and presenter information is available at http://swbs.nmsu.edu For more information contact Manny Encinias at 505-927-7935 or Bruce Carpenter at 432-336-9632.
Jan 28-29--Red River Crops Conference, Altus, Okla. A $25 fee covers both days. To register, print the form from http://agrisk.tamu.edu/. Make checks payable to the Jackson County OSU Extension Office and mail to 2801 N. Main, Suite A, Altus, OK. 73521. For more information, contact a local Extension office in either Texas or Oklahoma, or call 580-482-0823.
Feb. 4-5 -- A two-part session on Rebuilding the Beef Herd in Texas is one of several program highlights at the 52nd Blackland Income Growth Conference scheduled Feb. 4-5 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco. The center is located at 4601 Bosque Blvd. Registration for the main Blackland Income Growth Conference on Feb. 4 is $20 per person and includes lunch. Several sessions will award continuing education units. Producers are encouraged to download the brochure at http://bit.ly/17IGNEB to see specific continuing education credit allocations, sessions and speakers. For additional information, contact the AgriLife Extension agent in your county or call 254-968-4144.