Texas: Floyd County Farm Bill Meeting, Lockney, Nov. 20

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a farm bill meeting on Nov. 20.

The event will start at 8:30 a.m with registration and refreshments at the Floyd County Unity Center, 990 Farm-to-Market Road 786 in Lockney.

The event will run from 9-11 a.m., and there will be time for questions and answers with each speaker. The meeting is sponsored by Plains Land Bank.

“This is a great opportunity for producers in our community to hear about changes to the farm bill,” said Mark Carroll, AgriLife Extension agent, Floyd County. “This meeting will provide the information folks need to make informed decisions regarding their farming operations. We will also be going over the online tools and resources available to help producers plan for 2020.”

Topics and speakers include:

  • Overview of Topics – Carroll and Jackie Smith, AgriLife Extension economist, Lubbock.
  • Demonstration of the Farm Bill Decision Aid Tool – Will Keeling, AgriLife Extension risk management specialist, Lubbock.
  • Farm Bill Deadlines and Signup Details – Gerry Summer, U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency, Lubbock.
  • Farm Bill Updates and Important Details – Shawn Wade, Plains Cotton Growers, Lubbock.

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