Area AgriLife Extension Agronomics Meeting set Jan. 18 in Dumas

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu
Contacts: Marcel Fischbacher, 806-935-2594, mhfischbacher@ag.tamu.edu
Mike Bragg, 806-244-4434, mhbragg@ag.tamu.edu

DUMAS – An Area AgriLife Extension Agronomics Meeting will be hosted Jan. 18 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Moore, Dallam and Hartley counties at the Moore County Community Building, 1600 S. Maddox Ave., Dumas.

“We want to offer education and direction to crop consultants and producers to identify and use tools for more profitability during times of lower commodity prices,” said Marcel Fischbacher, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Moore County. “We hope this can help them identify possible problems with the 2018 crop year and some potential solutions.”

The program will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. and presentations at 9 a.m. The fee is $10 and lunch will be provided.

On the agenda are:

– Crop consultants’ roundtable discussion – 2018 outlook and potential problems and concerns.

– Dr. Steve Amosson, AgriLife Extension economist in Amarillo – Economic outlook.

– David Goode, The Climate Corporation climate business manager in Lubbock – Putting your data together.

– Katy Slough, Agrian Inc. field data technology specialist in Gruver – Understanding what your ag data is telling you.

– Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist in Amarillo – Preparing for 2018 growing season concerns.

For more information, contact Fischbacher at 806-935-2594 or mhfischbacher@ag.tamu.edu, or Mike Bragg, Dallam/Hartley agriculture and natural resources agent, at 806-244-4434 or mhbragg@ag.tamu.edu.

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