AgriLife Extension sets Feb. 12 feed grains conference in Muleshoe

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576,
Contact: Curtis Preston, 806-272-4583,

MULESHOE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Bailey County will conduct a Feed Grains Conference beginning with registration at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 12 at the AgriLife Extension office in Bailey County, 118 West Ave. C, Muleshoe.
“Many producers in the area are looking for ways to diversify their operations with feed grains,” said Curtis Preston, AgriLife Extension agent in Bailey County. “Feed grain prices look favorable for the 2013 crop year, so we need to make sure producers have the tools they need to be successful.”
Speakers and topics will include:
– Agronomic Practices, Dr. Calvin Trostle, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Lubbock.
– Pest Management in Corn and Sorghum, Dr. Pat Porter, AgriLife Extension entomologist, Lubbock.
– Managing your Herbicide Program, Dr. Peter Dotray, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Lubbock.
– Grain Market Update, Dr. Mark Welch, AgriLife Extension economist, College Station.
Three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units – two general and one integrated pest management – will be available.
Individual registration payable at the door is $10.
For more information contact the AgriLife Extension office in Bailey County at 806-272-4583.

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