Tillman County Extension Office

Red River Crops Meeting

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When Jan 28, 2014 08:00 AM to
Jan 29, 2014 04:00 PM
Where Southwest Technology Center, Altus OK
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Contact Phone 5803352515
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January 28, 2014

8:00 – 8:30 Registration   8:30 – 8:45 Welcome Gary Strickland, Jackson County Extension Educator, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Altus, OK

8:45 – 9:15 National Cotton Council Update TBD

9:15 – 10:00 Cotton Market Update Dr. John Robinson, Professor and Extension Economist-Cotton Marketing, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, College Station, TX

10:00 – 10:30 Break  

10:30 – 11:15 Current Cotton Variety Summary Dr. Randy Boman, Research Director and Cotton Extension Program Leader, Oklahoma State University Southwest Research and Extension Center, Altus, OK

11:15 – 12:00 Herbicide Options and Outlook Mr. Shane Osborne, Associate Extension Specialist, Oklahoma State University Southwest Research and Extension Center, Altus, OK

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch  

1:00 – 1:45 Seed Treatments and Plant Disease Management Dr. Jason Woodward, Associate Professor and Extension Plant Pathologist, Peanut and Cotton, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Lubbock, TX

1:45 – 2:30 Irrigation Water Quality Dr. Paul DeLaune, Assistant Professor, Environmental Soil Science, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Vernon, TX

2:30 – 3:00 Break  

3:00 – 4:00 New Developments in Technology – Industry Panel Dr. Ty Witten, Cotton Specialty Crop Product Management Lead, Monsanto, St. Louis, MO Dr. Jonathan Siebert, Enlist Field Specialist, Dow AgroSciences LLC., Memphis, TN Mr. Jared Hayes, Territory Customer Support Manager - Western Region, John Deere, Amarillo, TX

4:00 – 4:15 Wrap-up and Evaluation

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January 29, 2014 

8:00 – 8:30 Registration  

8:30 – 8:45 Welcome Lonnie Jenschke, Childress County Agricultural Agent, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Childress, TX

8:45 – 9:15 Grain & Cattle Market Outlook Stan Bevers, Professor and Extension Economist-Management, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Vernon, TX

9:15 – 10:00 Wheat Breeding Outlook and Discussion Dr. Brett Carver, Regents Professor, Chair, Wheat Genetics and Breeding, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

10:00 – 10:30 Break  

10:30 – 11:15 Pasture Management Dr. Larry Redmon, Professor and Extension State Forage Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, College Station, TX

11:15 – 12:00 Congressional Update The Honorable Frank Lucas, United States House of Representatives, Oklahoma 3rd Congressional District

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch  

1:00 – 1:45 Climate Update Mr. Bryan Rupp, Meteorologist and On-Line Weather Producer, KFDX-TV3, Wichita Falls, TX

1:45 – 2:30 Canola Production and Crop Year Outlook Mr. Mark Gregory, Southwest District Area Agronomy Specialist, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Duncan, OK Mr. Heath Sanders, Great Plains Canola Association Field Specialist, Oklahoma

2:30 – 3:00 Break  

3:00 – 3:45 Specialty Crops (Guar and Sesame) Dr. Calvin Trostle, Professor and Extension Agronomist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Lubbock, TX

3:45 – 4:00 Wrap-up and Evaluation