Grain elevator workshop scheduled for Feb.2 in Amarillo

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu
Contact: Ronda Fisher, 806-677-5600, rkfisher@ag.tamu.edu

AMARILLO – The Texas High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop will be held Feb. 2 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo.

Registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. and the program will end by 4 p.m. The program is jointly sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Tri-State Chapter of Grain Elevator and Processing Society.

Registration is $40 and an RSVP is requested by Jan. 27 to Ronda Fisher at 806-677-5600 or rkfisher@ag.tamu.edu for planning purposes. Payment will be due on the day of the event.

Program topics and speakers include:

— Aeration Basics and Beyond, Dr. Carol Jones, Oklahoma State University agricultural engineer, Stillwater, Oklahoma.

— General Fumigation, Mike Morgan, M&M Specialty Services, Leavenworth, Kansas.

— Integrated Pest Management Advantages, Jones.

— Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Labels But Were Afraid to Ask, Levon Harman, Texas Department of Agriculture retired inspector, Tulia.

— Rodent Control, Morgan.

— Grain Elevator OSHA Regulations, William Canada, Triangle Insurance Co., Canyon.

Continuing education units by the Texas Department of Agriculture for commercial, non-commercial and private applicators are pending.

For more information, contact Fisher or David Hoffman, president of the Tri-State Chapter, 806-676-3418.

 

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