Cotton Harvest Management meetings set

by Gary Strickland, - Ag Arena

A set of cotton harvest management meetings will be offered by the Jackson and Greer County’s Extension Offices on Sept. 23. The first meeting will start at 8:30 a.m. and go until 10 a.m. This meeting will be at the Clint Abernathy farm located west of Altus on Highway 62, turn south on Highway 6 (Olustee Y) and go 2.4 miles, the field is on the east side of the road. The second cotton meeting will be located at the Drew Darby farm located approximately 2.5 miles west of Duke on Highway 62, turn south on county road N1880 and go 1.1 miles south, the field will again be on the east side of the road. This meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. and conclude by 12 noon. Topics at both meetings will include cotton varieties and technology discussions and harvest management options and decisions. Light refreshments will be served at each meeting. This should be an informative pre-harvest cotton management meeting.

Agriculture Commodity Marketing meeting

The Jackson and Greer County Extension Offices and Southwest Technology Center (SWTC) will offer a commodity market meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 12 noon 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 grain and livestock markets. These meetings are designed to foster a better understanding of how the market operates, how to best utilize the market, reports on current market status, and brief crop or crop program updates.

This meeting will be conducted utilizing live interactive technology with the Stillwater Campus, meaning they will be able to see and hear us and vice versa. A light free lunch will be served.

Pre-registration for any of these meetings is requested (but not required) by 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22 at the Jackson or Greer County Extension Offices, 580-482–0823 or 580-782-5502, respectively.

by Gary Strickland,

Ag Arena

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