AgriLife Cotton & Grain Field Day

June 16, 8:30 AM-2:30 PM | Lyford, TX
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3 TDA CEU's offered: 2-General, 1-IPM 

8:30 a.m. Registration: Meet at Texas AgriScience, LLC. and Tour Cotton & Grain Trials 

(21497 FM 491, Lyford, TX 78569) - {Weather permitting) 

10:30 a.m. Head to Sam Sparks Auditorium at Rio Farms 

(25601 FM 88, Monte Alto, TX 78538) 

11:00a.m. 2021 Boll Weevil Eradication Update 

Patrick Burson, Chief Operations Officer, Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation 

11:45 a.m. RGV Soil Testing Campaign 

Victor Gutierrez, Extension Associate, Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) 

12:00p.m. Lunch (provided) 

12:30 p.m. Cotton and Grain IPM Update 

Holly Davis, Ph.D. Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, Entomology Danielle Sekula, Extension Agent, IPM 

1:15 pm. Weed Management Update 

Dr. Josh McGinty, Extension Agronomist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 

1:35 p.m. Cotton Management Update 

Benjamin McKnight, Ph.D. Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, Texas A&M Agrilife Exension Service Department fo Soil & Crop Sciences 

2:00 p.m. Corn and Sorghum Updates 

Dr. Ronnie Schnell, Associate Professor & State Cropping Systems Specialist Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 

2:20 p.m. Adjourn 

Register online: 

Questions? Call Hidalgo County Extension office at (956) 383-1026.