AMARILLO – The annual “ROW” Conference for right-of-way management, conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is set for Feb. 28 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo.
The program will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m., with lunch on your own, said Rick Auckerman, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Deaf Smith County.
There is a $10 registration fee. No credit cards accepted; make checks payable to the Leadership Advisory Board.
Participants can earn five Texas Department of Agriculture private pesticide applicator continuing education units – one laws and regulations, one integrated pest management and three general.
Program topics and presenters will be:
– What’s New at Wylie Sprayers, Guy Bell, Wylie Sprayer representative, Amarillo.
– Laws and Regulations in Right-of-Ways, Cheryl Goswick, Texas Department of Agriculture inspector, Amarillo.
– General Vegetation Management in Right-of-Way Area, Myron Rabalais, Bayer Chemical, Houston.
– Prairie Dog Biology and Control, Jim Knuth, Liphatech Inc., Council Bluffs, Iowa.
– Safety Issues in Transporting Pesticides, Christopher Stephens, Texas Department of Public Safety, Amarillo.
For more information, contact Auckerman at 806-364-3573 or firstname.lastname@example.org.