Concho Valley Cotton Conference set for March 7 in San Angelo

by Steve Byrnes, Texas A&M AgriLife

The 13th Concho Valley Cotton Conference conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. March 7 at McNease Convention Center, 500 Rio Concho Drive in San Angelo.

“There’s a lot of new information relating to West Texas cotton production, and this biennial conference is a good place to catch up on what’s going on,” said Josh Blanek, AgriLife Extension agent in Tom Green County. Continue reading

Concho Valley Small Grain Workshop set for Aug. 19 in Lowake

The Concho Valley Small Grain Workshop conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for Aug. 19 at the Lowake Community Center in Lowake, TX.

The community center is the red brick school building at 23860 Farm-to-Market Road 381. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. followed by the program from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

“Wheat is second only to cotton in the Concho Valley with an average annual value of about $23.3 million in cash receipts,” said Josh Blanek, AgriLife Extension agent in Tom Green County. Continue reading