The annual Right-of-Way, ROW, and the Ornamental and Turf, OAT, Conference, hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be held Jan. 26 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 Amarillo Blvd. W., Amarillo.
The ROW and OAT conferences will be held jointly, beginning with registration at 8:30 a.m. and concluding at 3:30 p.m. The AgriLife Extension offices in Deaf Smith and Potter counties are hosting the event.
The registration fee is $25, and lunch will be “on your own.”
Producers will be required to have their Texas Department of Agriculture pesticide numbers on the sign-in sheet to receive continuing education units. Five CEUs will be offered – three general, one laws and regulations, and one integrated pest management.
On the agenda
The program will begin at 9 a.m. with the following topics and speakers:
— Laws and Regulations in Right-of-Ways, Cheryl Goswick, Texas Department of Agriculture inspector, Amarillo.
— Integrated Pest Management, Erin Jones, AgriLife Extension horticulture agent in Randall County and assistant professor at West Texas A&M University.
— Prairie Dog Biology and Control, Joe Zotter, Texas Wildlife Services wildlife biologist, Canyon.
— General Vegetation Management, Raymond Miller, Corteva Agriscience territory manager, Fort Worth.
— Respirator Safety, Tony Perez, Verseris sales representative, Dallas.