AMARILLO – The annual “ROW” Conference for right-of-way management, conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is set for Feb. 23 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo.
There is a $10 registration fee. The program will begin with registration at 8 a.m. and end at 5 p.m., with lunch on your own, said Rick Auckerman, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Deaf Smith County.
Participants can earn five Texas Department of Agriculture private pesticide applicator continuing education units – one in laws and regulations, one integrated pest management and three general.
Program topics and presenters will be:
– Safety Issues in Transporting Pesticides, Christopher Stephens, Texas Department of Public Safety, Amarillo.
– Laws and Regulations in Right-of-Ways, Camilo Garzon, Texas Department of Agriculture inspector, Amarillo.
– Effective Use of Herbicides in Right-of-Ways, Ronda Roberts, Dow Chemical, Dallas.
– Vertebrate Control Issues, Joe Zotter, Texas Wildlife Services biologist, Canyon.
– Control of Unwanted Tree Species in the Right-of-Way Area, Brian Scott, Texas A&M Forest Service, Amarillo.
Those planning to attend should RSVP by Feb. 17. To RSVP or for more information, contact Auckerman at 806-364-3573 or firstname.lastname@example.org.