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Great Plains Cotton Conference - Day 2

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 10:32:37 CST

Great Plains Cotton Conference
Tuesday, February 25 and Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Red Roof Inn & Conference Center
Wichita, Kansas

Presentations will be focused on all things cotton, including pest and nutrient management, varieties, harvest-aids, post-harvest management, economics, and cotton industry updates related to the Great Plains. Nationally recognized speakers from OK, KS, TX, TN, and AR will be presenting. Seed companies will be presenting on their latest varieties and traits as well. Prior to the conference starting, an Auxin Applicator training will be offered for KS and OK applicators.

Presentations will begin at 1:00 pm on February 25th and conclude at 12:30 pm on February 26th. For those planning to attend the Auxin Applicator Training, this will be offered at 12:00-12:30 pm on the 25th, just prior to the start of the conference.

CCA credits will be provided and CEUs for OK and KS have been requested.

Wednesday, February 26th

6:00 -7:30am Continental Hotel Breakfast - on your own
7:45 Policy Updates - Craig Brown, National Cotton Council
8:20 Market Outlook - John Robinson, Texas A&M University
8:50 Harvest-aid Management - Seth Byrd, OSU
9:30 Break
10:00 Fiber Quality and Minimizing Plastic contamination - John Wanjura - USDA Gin Lab
10:40 Your Check-off Funds at Work - Shelley Heinrich, Cotton Board; Gaylon Morgan, Cotton Incorporated
11:10 Boll Weevil Monitoring program update - Rex Friesen
11:25 Variety updates from Seed Companies (15 minutes each)
- Phytogen - Ben Benton
- NexGen - Shane Osborne
- FiberMax & Stoneville - Tim Culpepper
- DeltaPine

12:25 Concluding remarks and feedback
CCA Approved CEUs: Nutrient Management: 0.5 Integrated Pest Management: 1.5 Crop Management: 0.5


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