The annual meeting of the West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute has been slated for Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Scottish Rite Temple-Learning Center, at 1101 70th Street in Lubbock (South Loop 289 and Interstate 27).
This year represents the 60th meeting of WTACI, an unincorporated organization of dealers, industry representatives, agricultural producers, scientists, educators, and agribusiness members who support education and research programs promoting safe and effective use of agricultural chemicals and protection and preservation of the area's natural resources.
Topics to be discussed at the conference include various aspects of pest identification and management, pesticide application and disposal, research efforts on row crops in the High Plains, and much more.
The Texas Department of Agriculture has approved a total of 6.5 continuing education units in the areas of integrated pest management (1.0), pesticide laws and regulations (1.0), drift minimization (1.0), and general (3.5).
In addition, the WTACI program has been approved for 4.0, 2.0, and 0.5 hours of pest management, crop management, and professional development, respectively.
A detailed list of presentations and speakers is available at http://wtaci.tamu.edu/. Click of the "Conference Program" button.
Preregistration current is available online. Registration forms also have been mailed to some.
Online registration fees are $75 for conference attendees, and $300 for a booth exhibit, and must be completed and postmarked by Aug. 31. One-site registration will begin at 7 a.m. the day of the conference and will cost $95 for attendees and $325 for booth sponsors. Lunch will be provided as part of the registration fee.
Opportunities also exist to contribute to the WTACI Scholarship Fund, which has provided more than $60,000 in scholarships to students majoring in agricultural fields at many Texas universities.
You can contact Dr. Jason Woodward at 806-632-0762 or by Email to email@example.com if you have questions about the program and continuing education units.
If you have trouble or questions regarding registration, contact David Pointer at 806-746-4021 or firstname.lastname@example.org.