Seed Cotton Provision Workshop slated for July 26 in Leming

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752,

Contact: Bryan Davis, 830-393-7357,

Dale Rankin, 830-569-0034,

LEMING – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Atascosa, Frio and Wilson counties will present the multi-county 2018 Seed Cotton Provision Workshop on July 26.

The multi-county Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program on July 26 in Leming will address the cotton seed provision of the Bipartisan Budget Act. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Dr. Gaylon Morgan)

The program will be from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the AgriLife Extension office for Atascosa County, 25 E. 5th Street in Leming. The cost is $15 and lunch is included.

“This workshop is about the seed cotton provision of the Bipartisan Budget Act that established seed cotton as a covered commodity, allowing cotton farmers to receive assistance when prices are low,” said Bryan Davis, AgriLife Extension agent, Wilson County.

One Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education unit in laws and regulations will be offered to commercial, non-commercial and private pesticide license holders.

Dr. Rob Hogan, AgriLife Extension economist, Uvalde, will present on the Bipartisan Budget Act. Davis and Dale Rankin, AgriLife Extension agent, Atascosa County, will present on laws and regulations for private applicators.

Attendees must RSVP by July 24 to the AgriLife Extension office in Wilson County at 830-393-7357, Atascosa County at 830-569-0034, or Frio County at 830-334-0099.


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