High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop set for Feb. 15 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 Feb. 15 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The program is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Tri-State Chapter of the Grain Elevator and Processing Society.

Registration is $40 and an RSVP is requested by Feb. 12 to Ronda Fisher at 806-677-5600 or rkfisher@ag.tamu.edu for planning purposes. Payment is due upon arrival.

Program topics and speakers include:

— Integrated Pest Management Advantages, Dr. Carol Jones, Oklahoma State University agricultural engineer, Stillwater, Oklahoma.

— Update on the EPA Worker Protection Program, Glen Walkup, Compliance Plus LLC, Amarillo.

— Equipment Safety, Mike Morgan, M&M Specialty Services, Leavenworth, Kansas.

— Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Records, Levon Harman, Texas Department of Agriculture retired inspector, Tulia.

— Fumonisin and Corn Production on the Texas High Plains, Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Amarillo.

Continuing education units from TDA for commercial, non-commercial and private applicators are pending.

For more information, contact Fisher.

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