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  1. Texas: Randall County Crops Tour, Canyon, Aug. 30

    August 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Chase, Aug. 31

    August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. California: Rice Field Day, Biggs, Aug. 31

    August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Georgia: Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day, Tifton, Sept. 7

    September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. Tennessee: Cotton Tour Field Day, Jackson, Sept. 7

    September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. Georgia Peanut Tour, Tifton, Sept. 13-15

    September 13 @ 8:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm
  7. West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute Annual Conference, Lubbock, Sept. 13

    September 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. Tennessee: Soybean Disease Field Day, Milan, Sept. 13

    September 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  9. California: Rice Weed Course, Biggs, Sept. 16

    September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. Michigan: Soybean Harvest Equipment Field Day, Edwardsburg, Sept. 16

    September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  11. Missouri: Farm Lease Program, Sept. 20

    September 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  12. California Almond Conference, Sacramento, Dec. 6-8

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm

International Cotton Plenary Meeting Scheduled in Cartagena, Colombia

Mike Christensen
From the Plains Cotton Grower May 8, 2013

The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) will be having its 72nd Plenary Meeting in Cartagena, Colombia,  September 29 to October 4.

Official hard-copy invitations to governments, cotton industry organizations, researchers and private sector participants were mailed yesterday. Additional invitations are available on request. The plenary meeting brochure prepared by the Organizing Committee in Colombia includes a letter of invitation from the Minister of Agriculture, and general information about accommodations, tours, visas and the history of Cartagena.

 

The agenda of the 72nd Plenary Meeting will be focused on meeting the challenges of interfiber competition, improving productivity and efficiency, encouraging new investment, the impacts of regional trade agreements and shifts in the location of textile production.

ICAC meetings are highly interactive and will include several World Café sessions, plus a regional caucus meeting.

Approximately 400 people are likely to participate with attendance from the private sector and government.

To register, visit here.

Mike Christensen
From the Plains Cotton Grower May 8, 2013