Annual right-of-way management training set Jan. 31 in Amarillo

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu
Contact: Rick Auckerman, 806-364-3573, r-auckerman@tamu.edu

AMARILLO – The annual “ROW” Conference for right-of-way management, conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be Jan. 31 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.

“Lunch is not included and will be on your own,” said Rick Auckerman, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Deaf Smith County.

The fee is $20. Invoices are available upon request, but no credit cards will be accepted. Make checks payable to the Leadership Advisory Board. RSVP to r-auckerman@tamu.edu or 806-364-3573 by Feb. 23.

Auckerman said participants can earn five Texas Department of Agriculture private pesticide applicator continuing education units – three general, one laws and regulations, and one integrated pest management.

“TDA pesticide numbers must be put on the sign-in sheet. TDA will no longer take any other form of identification,” he said.

Program topics and presenters will be:

– General Vegetation Management in Right-of-Ways, Myron Rabalais, Bayer Chemical area sales manager, Houston.

– Maximizing Pesticide Application, Israel Garza, Target Specialty Products account representative, Coppell.

– Laws and Regulations in Right-of-Ways, Levon Harmon, retired Texas Department of Agriculture inspector, Tulia.

– Prairie Dog Biology and Control, Joe Zotter, Texas Wildlife Services, wildlife biologist, Canyon.

– What’s New at Wylie Sprayers, Guy Bell, Wylie Sprayers representative, Amarillo.

For more information, contact Auckerman at 806-364-3573 or r-auckerman@tamu.edu.

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Source: Agriculture Section – AgriLife Feed

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