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West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute Annual Meeting

By August 12, 2022No Comments

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Kara Bishop, Communications Advisor

(806) 792-4904; kara@plainscotton.org

West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute Annual Conference Set for September 14

Pre-Registration Deadline is September 9

The West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute will host their annual conference on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the FiberMax Center for Discovery, located at 1121 Canyon Lake Drive in Lubbock.

This year represents the 70th meeting of WTACI, an unincorporated organization of dealers, industry representatives, agricultural producers, scientists, educators, and agribusiness members who support education and research programs promoting safe and effective use of agricultural chemicals and protection and preservation of the area’s natural resources.

Topics to be discussed at the conference include ag and regulatory policy, pest management, crop protection research, and weed management issues. Also, part of this year’s program is a panel discussion covering 2022 season challenges.

A total of 7 Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) CEUs are pending at this time.

Pre-registration is available online at https://bit.ly/3QuDE7G. On-line registration fees are $75 for conference attendees and must be completed or postmarked by September 9. Booth fees start at $300. On-site registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. the day of the conference and will cost $95 for attendees and $325 for booth sponsors. Lunch will be provided as part of the registration fee.

Opportunities also exist to contribute to the WTACI Scholarship Fund, which has provided more than $60,000 in scholarships to students majoring in agricultural fields at many Texas universities.

Contact Murilo Maeda at murilo.maeda@ag.tamu.edu for questions about the program and CEU’s. If you have trouble or questions regarding registration contact Kara Bishop, 806-792-4904 or kara@plainscotton.org

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The West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute (WTACI) is an unincorporated organization of dealers, industry representatives, agricultural producers, scientists, educators, and agribusiness members who support education and research programs promoting safe and effective use of agricultural chemicals and protection and preservation of the area’s natural resources. For more information visit http://wtaci.org