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 a.m.to 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.