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February 13, Amarillo

US (TX): Texas A&M hosts ornamental plant, turf conference

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Department of Agriculture will conduct the annual ornamental plant and turf conference Feb. 13 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by the first presentation at 9 a.m., said Rick Auckerman, AgriLife Extension agricultural and natural resources agent for Deaf Smith County.

Lunch will be “on your own,” Auckerman said. Presentations will resume at 1:30 p.m. and the conference should conclude by 3:30 p.m.

An RSVP is requested by Feb. 5 to Auckerman at 806-364-3573 or r-auckerman@tamu.edu. The $10 registration fee is due upon arrival. Make checks payable to: Leadership Advisory Board.

Five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units – one laws and regulations, one integrated pest management and three general – will be offered for private pesticide applicators.

The program will include:
  • TDA Laws and Regulations in the Landscape, Levon Harmon, former Texas Department of Agriculture inspector, Tulia.
  • Fertility in the Landscape, Curt Franklin, Green Industries sales professional, Italy, Texas.
  • Weed Control in Turf Grasses, Jim Garrett, PBI Gordon turf technical support, Grand Prairie.
  • Use of Adjuvants in the Landscape, Franklin.
  • Insect Management in the Landscape, Katelyn Kesheimer, AgriLife Extension integrated pest management agent, Lubbock.
Source: AgriLife Today (Kay Ledbetter)

Publication date: 2/2/2018

 


 

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