Texas: Grain Elevator Workshop Slated Jan. 29 in Amarillo

    The Texas High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop will be held Jan. 29 at the Homewood Suites by Hilton, 8800 Interstate 40 W. in Amarillo.

    The meeting is set for 8 4:15 p.m., said Dr. Ed Bynum, AgriLife Extension entomologist in Amarillo.

    Registration is $50 and requested by Jan. 23. Checks and a registration form should be mailed to Ronda Fisher, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 6500 Amarillo Blvd. W., Amarillo, Texas 79106. Make checks payable to: Tri-State Chapter of GEAPS.

    Program topics and speakers include:

    • Aeration, Dr. Carol Jones, Oklahoma State University agricultural engineer, Stillwater, Oklahoma.
    • Dust management, Ben Kice, Kice Industries Inc., Wichita, Kansas.
    • Stored grain, Jones.
    • Laws and regulations, Steve Boston, Texas Department of Agriculture, Lubbock.
    • Weed control, Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension, Amarillo.
    • Worker protection standards, Brian Foote, Ag Producers Co-op, Sunray.

    Continuing education units by the Texas Department of Agriculture for commercial, non-commercial and private applicator licensees are pending at this time, Bynum said.

    For a registration form, go here.

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

    For more information, contact Fisher, 806-677-5600, or David Hoffman, president of the Tri-State Chapter, 806-676-3418.

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