Friday, December 3, 2021


BIG Conference in Waco

USA: The Blackland Income Growth (BIG) Conference cotton session to take place in Waco on 13 December which feature new…


USA: The Blackland Income Growth (BIG) Conference cotton session to take place in Waco on 13 December which feature new trends in cotton production, plus a policy update from the National Cotton Council.

USA: The Blackland Income Growth (BIG) Conference cotton session to take place in Waco on 13 December which feature new trends in cotton production, plus a policy update from the National Cotton Council. Julie Borlaug, associate director of external relations at the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture at Texas A&M University in College Station, will be the keynote luncheon speaker.

The cotton session will feature the following topics and speakers: Importance of Weed Management Systems Limitations, Prices, Laws, Dr. Pete Dotray, Texas A&M AgriLife Research weed scientist; Cotton Root Rot Disease Update, Dr. Tom Isakeit, AgriLife Extension plant pathologist; Cotton Yield, Fiber Quality, Demonstration Updates, Dr. Gaylon Morgan, AgriLife Extension state cotton specialist, College Station; Policy Update from National Cotton Council, Craig Brown.

The Blackland Cotton and Grain Association meeting will follow cotton session.

The big cotton conference is being sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Waco Chamber of Commerce. The conference will be held at the Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd. in Waco.

 

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