UT specialists bring cotton into focus
Posted: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 3:29 pm
The annual University of Tennessee Cotton Focus is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. Cotton Focus features presentations from UT AgResearch and Extension specialists containing new information on topics such as cotton budgets, weed control systems, seeding rates, insect management and cotton variety selection and performance.
Each year Cotton Focus serves as a valuable learning opportunity for many area producers and industry employees. Visitors have the chance to hear the latest findings in cotton research, and have their questions answered by university specialists before planting begins. UT Extension Cotton Specialist Chris Main says educational opportunities like Cotton Focus help the state’s producers stay competitive.
Registration for Cotton Focus 2011 begins at 8:30 a.m. The program will conclude at 1 p.m. Pesticide points and Certified Crop Advisor Points will be available to participants.
The West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center is located at 605 Airways Boulevard in Jackson. For more detailed information concerning Cotton Focus visit the website http://west.tennessee.edu, or contact Dr. Chris Main at firstname.lastname@example.org. wcp 1/11/11