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Northeast Texas farmers can update their crop production knowledge and learn more about conservation tillage, spraying systems and the global agriculture economy by attending a Dec. 7 Agriculture Technology Conference, on the campus of Texas A&M University, at Commerce.

The conference, at the Sam Rayburn Memorial Student Center, begins with registration and trade show booth visitation, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Registration costs $15 per person before Nov. 30, and $25 per person thereafter. The fee includes lunch and refreshments.

This event is sponsored by the Texas Agricultural Extension Service, Texas A&M University, at Commerce, Cereal Crops Research Incorporated (CCRI) and regional agribusinesses.

Those who attend the conference can earn five Continuing Education Units (CEUs) applicable to licenses for private, commercial and non-commercial applicators. And certified crop advisors.

To register, send name, address, telephone and fax number and registration fee to: Ag Technology Conference, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, TX 75429. Registration checks should be payable to CCRI. Please indicate the type of applicator license you hold on your registration form (private, commercial, non-commercial or certified crop advisor).

More information on the Dec. 7 Ag Technology Conference is available by calling Jim Swart or Don Reid, at 903-886-5363.

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