Agriculture Commodity Marketing neeting set for Tuesday

September 22, 2013

The Jackson County Extension Office and Southwest Technology Center (SWTC) will offer a commodity market meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Room 109, at SWTC.

Discussion leaders will be Dr. Kim Anderson, OSU Extension Grain Marketing Specialist and Dr. Derrel Peel, OSU Livestock Marketing Specialist. Topics addressed will be the commodity markets. These meetings are designed to foster a better understanding of how the market operates, how to best utilize the market, and current market status.

This meeting will be conducted utilizing live interactive technology meaning they will be able to see and hear us and vice versa. A light free lunch will be served. Pre-registration is requested (but not required) by 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 23, at the Extension Office, 482 – 0823.

Local Cotton Meetings Scheduled for Sept. 26 and 27

The Jackson and Harmon County Extension Offices in cooperation with the Southwest Research and Extension Center, Cotton Extension Program will offer two nearby cotton field tours. On Sept. 26 at 2 p.m., a tour will be conducted in Jackson County at a furrow irrigated RACE trial; located on the Drew Darby Farm, 3 miles west of 34/62 Intersection, 1 mile south and on the east side of road. For more information contact Gary Strickland at the Jackson County Extension Office at 580-482-0823.

The next tour will be offered on Sept. 27, at 8:30 a.m., at a large-plot subsurface drip irrigated Cotton Incorporated Enhanced Variety Trial, located on the Tony Cox Farm 3 miles west of intersection of 30/62 in Hollis, then ¼ mile south on N 1680 Rd. For more information on this tour contact Lawrence Tomah, Harmon County Extension Educator, at 580-688-3584.