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COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Plant Protection Association celebrates its 25th year Dec. 10-11 with its annual conference at the Brazos Center in Bryan.
Each year, the association’s conference features numerous presentations from throughout the agricultural industry addressing timely topics, said Dr. Seth Murray, association president and Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist, College Station.
“It’s everybody coming to the table from the public and private sector, meeting to discuss the latest research and information pertaining to all aspects of agriculture,” Murray said.
The theme of this year’s conference is “A Vision for Texas Agriculture.” Dr. Mark Hussey, vice chancellor and dean for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, will open the conference Dec. 10.
Other featured speakers the opening day of the conference are Dr. Craig Nessler, director of AgriLife Research, and Dr. Doug Steele, director of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Representatives from various companies throughout the agriculture industry will also be featured speakers during the opening day.
Discussions will focus on historical and future uses of herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, biotechnology, equipment and more throughout the two-day conference.
Murray said in addition to learning about trends and gathering new ideas, the conference also offers an opportunity to network with agricultural leaders and to discuss the latest from the industry with key industry professionals.
Registration is $85 before Nov. 18 and $100 after. To register and for more information about the conference, visit http://tppa.tamu.edu.