Registration will begin at 8 a.m., followed by the program at 8:30 a.m and will conclude by 11:30 a.m. Workshop topics and speakers will include the following: Overview and Current Crop Conditions by Dr. Juan Landivar, resident director of the research center; Physiology of Cotton Plant by Dr. Carlos Fernandez, AgriLife research scientist; Managing Fertility, Plant Height and Square Retention by Dr. Dan Fromme, extension agronomist; Insect Management by Dr. Roy Parker, extension entomologist, and Mike Brewer, AgriLife research entomologist; and Using Computer Online Tools to Help Manage Crop by Jeffrey Stapper, county extension agent-Nueces County, and Carlos Fernandez.
Participants in the workshop will be awarded CEU’s toward their pesticide applicator and certified crop advisor licenses. This workshop is one of a series that will be held throughout the growing season this year. The workshop is being sponsored by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and Texas AgriLife Research. More details are available from the Nueces County Extension Office at 361-767-5223.