The Blackland Income Growth Conference cotton session will be held at the Extraco Events Center in Waco on December 13. New trends in cotton production and a policy update from the National Cotton Council, will be part of the cotton session of the conference. The conference is being sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Waco Chamber of Commerce.
Julie Borlaug, Associate Director, external relations at the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture at Texas A&M University in College Station, will be the keynote speaker. The session on cotton will feature ‘Importance of Weed Management Systems Limitations, Prices, Laws’, by Pete Dotray, Texas A&M AgriLife Research weed scientist; Cotton Root Rot Disease Update, Tom Isakeit, AgriLife Extension plant pathologist; Cotton Yield, Fiber Quality, Demonstration Updates, Gaylon Morgan, AgriLife Extension state cotton specialist, College Station; Policy Update from National Cotton Council, Craig Brown.