Upper Gulf Coast Grain Handlers Conference Jan 16

25th Annual Upper Gulf Coast Grain Handlers Conference – January 16, 2018

By Corrie Bowen
County Extension Agent
Wharton County

The 25th annual Upper Gulf Coast Grain Handlers Conference will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the El Campo Civic Center.  Kicking off with registration at 8:00am, the program will begin at 8:25 am and should conclude around 3:30 pm.  A catered lunch will be provided.  Five CEUs (2 IPM; 1 L&R; 2 General) will be offered to all TDA pesticide applicators that sign in at the beginning of the meeting and remain through the closing of the program.  No structural credits offered.

The cost of the program is $20.00 per person preregistered by January 12th or $25.00 per person at the door.  To preregister, please contact the Colorado County Extension Office and we will send a form to you.   Program Topics and Speakers Include: TDA Pesticide Laws & Regulations Update, Live Insect ID for Stored Grain, Importance of Bin Sanitation & Cleaning Techniques, Safety & Handling of Pesticides, an OSHA Update. For more information or to pre-register, call 979-732-2082.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension provides equal opportunities in its programs and employment to all persons, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.  Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid, service or accommodation in order to participate in this meeting are encouraged to contact the County Extension Office at (979) 732-2082 prior to the meeting to determine how reasonable accommodations can be made.


Corrie Bowen, MS
County Extension Agent – Agriculture
Wharton County
315 E. Milam, Suite 112
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-3310

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