Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm Programming Radio Oklahoma Network  |  7401 N. Kelley Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73111  |  (405) 841-3675  |  Fax: (405) 841-3674
   

Agricultural News


Producers Invited to Attend the Oklahoma Wheat Growers' Association Convention - Register Now

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 15:17:59 CDT

Producers Invited to Attend the Oklahoma Wheat Growers' Association Convention - Register Now The Oklahoma Wheat Growers’ Association has announced that it will host its annual convention next month at the Redlands Community College Conference Center in El Reno, Oklahoma. Producers from across the state will gather to learn about the very latest techniques and strategies to enhance the quality of their crops as well as their production abilities, from a knowledgeable and well-versed slate of guest speakers.


Members of the Oklahoma State University Wheat Improvement Team will share a comprehensive review of diseases that affected producers this year and the recommended fungicide applications. They will also offer information on new varieties, ways to enhance protein content, soil fertilization options, and other topics of interest to the wheat producer. Those scheduled to present include Dr. Bob Hunger, Dr. Brett Carver, Dr. David Marburger and Dr. Brian Arnall.


Additionally, Mark Hodges of Plains Grains Inc. will give an overview of the quality aspects of this past year’s harvest, with particular emphasis on wheat varieties known for ideal milling and baking qualities.


Oklahoma State University Extension Grain Market Economist Dr. Kim Anderson will also provide an outlook on the wheat market, followed by Vice President of the National Association of Wheat Growers, Jimmie Musick of Sentinel, Oklahoma who will brief attendees on activities in Washington, D.C. and how Oklahoma wheat producers’ membership in the OWGA directly shapes federal policies that impact them and their operations.



The convention is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. on August 3, 2017 at the Redlands Community College Conference Center in El Reno, Oklahoma. There is no charge for current members to attend, although, non-members will be charged $50 for admission, which will also cover their membership for the coming year. All growers in Oklahoma are encouraged to attend as OWGA represents the interest of all wheat producers. Early registration closes July 26th and is encouraged.



For more information about the event, you can contact OWGA’s Director of Membership Services Tammy Ford-Miller at 580-233-9516 or by email.



Download a copy of the registration form online, by clicking or tapping here.



Source - Oklahoma Wheat Growers’ Association






   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Leaders of Oklahoma's Ag Community Applauds Senator James Lankford's Defense of NAFTA Treaty  Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:14:58 CST
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 17, 2017  Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:44:51 CST
  • Zoetis Offers Producers Recommendations on How to Properly Time Vaccinations to Avoid Scours  Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:37:49 CST
  • Noble Research Institute's Austin Miles, One of Five Selected for NCBA's 'Top of the Class' Program  Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:25:35 CST
  • Tractor Supply Raises Nearly $45,000 for Oklahoma 4-H with Its In-Store Paper Clover Campaign  Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:16:15 CST
  • Courtney Talbot of Stilwell, Okla. Recognized as a Significant Woman in Oklahoma Agriculture  Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:08:22 CST
  • Friday Afternoon Market Wrap-Up with Carson Horn  Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:59:03 CST
  • Bayer Animal Health Offers Complete Line of Defense to Keep Cattle in Peak Performance this Winter  Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:39:55 CST

  • More Headlines...

       

       
       
    © 2008-2017 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup

    WebReady powered by WireReady® NSI