‘Right-of-Way’ meeting set for Feb. 28 in Amarillo

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu
Contact: Rick Auckerman, 806-364-3573, r-auckerman@tamu.edu

AMARILLO – The annual “ROW” Conference for right-of-way management, conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is set for Feb. 28 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo.

The program will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m., with lunch on your own, said Rick Auckerman, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Deaf Smith County.

There is a $10 registration fee. No credit cards accepted; make checks payable to the Leadership Advisory Board.

Participants can earn five Texas Department of Agriculture private pesticide applicator continuing education units – one laws and regulations, one integrated pest management and three general.

Program topics and presenters will be:

– What’s New at Wylie Sprayers, Guy Bell, Wylie Sprayer representative, Amarillo.

– Laws and Regulations in Right-of-Ways, Cheryl Goswick, Texas Department of Agriculture inspector, Amarillo.

– General Vegetation Management in Right-of-Way Area, Myron Rabalais, Bayer Chemical, Houston.

– Prairie Dog Biology and Control, Jim Knuth, Liphatech Inc., Council Bluffs, Iowa.

– Safety Issues in Transporting Pesticides, Christopher Stephens, Texas Department of Public Safety, Amarillo.

For more information, contact Auckerman at 806-364-3573 or r-auckerman@tamu.edu.

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