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Panhandle Farm and Ranch Management Symposium set for Nov. 28

Texas

Rangeland management issues will be a primary topic of the 28th annual Panhandle Farm and Ranch Management Symposium hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Nov. 28.

The symposium will be in conjunction with the Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show Nov. 27 to 29 at the Amarillo Civic Center. It will immediately follow the 12th annual Texas Commodity Symposium and Amarillo Chamber of Commerce Ag Appreciation Luncheon. Registration will be from 12:45 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the Grand Plaza Room.

There is a $2 admittance fee for the Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show and a $15 registration fee for the Panhandle Farm and Ranch Management Symposium, said Brandon Boughen, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent for Potter County.

"This year we have something new to address--the Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Rule through the EPA," Boughen said. "We know producers and landowners have questions about this regulation, and we want to offer an opportunity to ask specific questions while remaining anonymous."

Other program topics and speakers will include:

--Laws and Regulations, Steven Boston, Texas Department of Agriculture, Lubbock;

--Hog Abatement, Ken Cearley, AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist for High Plains and Trans-Pecos, Amarillo;

--Brush Management in the Panhandle, Clint Rollins, Natural Resources Conservation Service rangeland management specialist, Amarillo;

--Agriculture Market Update, Mark Welch, Ph.D., professor and AgriLife Extension economist, College Station; and

--Regulations for Oil/Petroleum Products, George Caldwell, Texas Farm Bureau, Waco.

The program will offer four Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units for pesticide applicator participants: one in laws and regulations, one in general, one-half in drift management and one and a half in integrated pest management, Boughen said. Certificates will be handed out upon the completion of the program; a receipt must be presented to receive a certificate.

For more information, contact Boughen at 806-373-0713 or bwboughen@ag.tamu.edu.

Date: 11-26-2012



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