High Plains Crop Convention, Torrington, WY


Torrington hosts High Plains Crop Convention Nov. 21

            Crop production, pest and disease updates and irrigation are among topics at the High Plains Crop Convention Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Torrington.

            The program is in the Rendezvous Center on the Goshen County Fairgrounds, 7078 Fairgrounds Rd.

            The schedule also includes a crop market outlook on grains and dry beans, said Caleb Carter, University of Wyoming Extension educator.

            Other topics include an alfalfa weevil IPM and degree day calculator update, alternative forages, Palmer amaranth management options, an update on the hail response study ongoing at the James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC), information on agricultural leases, economics of installing a pivot, drones in agriculture and more, said Carter. See http://bit.ly/infoHPCC for the full schedule.

            Cost is $10 and includes lunch and a trade show. To RSVP, contact Carter at 307-532-2436 or ccarte13@uwyo.edu. Online registration is also available at http://bit.ly/registerHPCC.

            UW Extension and SAREC are hosting the event, which is partially sponsored by Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education.

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