Organic “Get Together” in the South Plains, February 21

The Organic “Get Together” will be held on Tuesday, February 21, at The Armory on 101 Webb Street in Brownfield, Texas.  Registration starts at 1 pm and program starts at 1:30 pm.

This “Get Together” will be a chance to hear all about organic cotton, peanuts, markets, crop problems and solutions, organic programs and more.  Speakers will include Dr. Justin Tuggle on organic crop updates, Dr. Carol Kelly with a cotton variety development update, Dr. Dylan Wann to discuss IPG peanut development, Dr. Emi Kimura with a crop overview, Dr. John Cason with an update on interesting developments in peanut drought tolerance, Dr. Holly Davis with a discussion on management and use of organic pest products, Brandi Chandler with an update on organic certification and Bob Whitney with organic program updates. 

Organic product companies will be introduced and give a short update.  These companies include Certis, Pro Farmer, APF, TPPB, Texas Earth, Green Dirt, Kunafin, IPG, Golden, Dragon Line, Nature Safe, and All-Star Peanut.

The “Get Together” will start with registration at 1 pm at The Armory and the program begins at 1:30 pm and lasts till 4 pm. No meal, just a snack break is planned! 

Author: Bob Whitney, Regents Fellow & Extension Organic Specialist

Agriculturalist, extension educator and researcher, organic agriculture enthusiast and promoter, international program developer, Christian, husband, father and friend.

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