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August 2019

AgriLife Extension Offers Quickbooks Training

August 21 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

“After facing several years of low commodity prices and uncertain production, especially this year with the very wet planting season, it is important for producers to have good financial records to communicate with their bankers more effectively,” said DeDe Jones, AgriLife Extension risk management specialist in Amarillo. QuickBooks Pro is a double-entry business accounting program often used by agricultural lenders and producers, Jones said. It is available in both a desktop and online version, but only the desktop version will…

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Small Grains Meeting

August 21 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Silverton Public Library, 405 Broadway
Silverton., TX 79257
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“We will feature primarily wheat at the meeting,” said Mason Carter, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent, Briscoe County. “With most of Briscoe County’s wheat being a dual-purpose crop, we want to help our producers with decisions on whether to harvest for grain, to graze out or to try to graze and then harvest for grain.” One Texas Department of Agriculture integrated pest management continuing education unit will be offered. Topics and speakers will be: – Integrated cover crop…

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AgriLife Extension Offers QuickBooks Training

August 22 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center – Amarillo, 6500 Amarillo Blvd West
Amarillo, TX 79106

AgriLife Extension offers August, September QuickBooks training in Amarillo, Lubbock Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: DeDe Jones, 806-677-5667, dljones@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer Panhandle District QuickBooks Pro Desktop Short Courses on Aug. 21-22 in Amarillo and Sept. 11-12 in Lubbock. The two-day trainings will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day at the respective Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Centers, located at 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo and 1102…

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Hutchinson and Hansford Cotton Production Meeting

August 22 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Adobe Walls Gin, 10175 FM Road 51
Spearman, TX 79081 United States
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There will be two general Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units offered. The topics and speakers will be: – Late Cotton Maturity Management, Randy Boman, Ph.D., Windstar Inc. cotton agronomics manager, Amarillo. – Weed Management Strategies, Peter Dotray, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension weed scientist, Lubbock. – Plastic Contamination, John Wanjura, Ph.D., U.S. Department of Agriculture Cotton Production and Processing Research, agricultural engineer, Lubbock. – New Varieties and Updates, Kyle Kight, NexGen / West Gaines Seed, Stinnett.

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43rd Annual Randall County Ag Day and Crops Tour

August 27 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Kuhlman Extension Center, 200 N. Brown Road
Canyon, TX 79015
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“We have some exciting new topics to discuss this year along with the traditional crops produced here in Randall County,” said Dr. J. D. Ragland, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Randall County. “We’re excited for everyone to come out and hear from our experts.”   Three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units – one drift minimization and two general – will be available for private pesticide applicators. An RSVP is requested by Aug. 23 by calling…

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