High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop set for Jan. 24

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu

AMARILLO – The Texas High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop will be held Jan. 24 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist.

The meeting is set for 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is $40 at the door, and checks should be made payable to Tri-State Chapter of GEAPS. For more information or registration, please call or email Ronda Fisher, 806-677-5600, rk-fisher@tamu.edu.

The program is jointly sponsored by AgriLife Extension and the Tri-State Chapter of Grain Elevator and Processing Society.

Program topics and speakers include:

— Labeling and Developing a Fumigation Management Plan / Q&A, Ward Stockamp, Central State Fumigation and Services human resources and safety director, Salina, Kansas.

— Integrated Pest Management: Systems Approach for Quality / Q&A, Dr. Carol Jones, Oklahoma State University agricultural engineer, Stillwater, Oklahoma.

— Current Concepts in Grain Fumigation, Stockamp.

— Everything You Need to Know About Keeping Pesticide Applicator Records, Levon Harman, retired Texas Department of Agriculture inspector, Tulia.

— Resources Overview for Grain Managers and Producers, Jones.

Five continuing education units by the Texas Department of Agriculture for commercial, non-commercial and private applicator licensees will be offered in the areas of general, integrated pest management and laws and regulations.

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