Runnels County Ag Day is coming!

Bill Hancock
Runnels County Register

This years Ag Day event will take place at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall in Rowena on April 5th. A list of our current event sponsors and vendors with more to be added as we approach the event.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Runnels County is this gearing up for this year's Ag Day. The event will take place at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall in Rowena on April 5th.

This year’s program will award 2 Private Applicator CEU’s and will allow producers to stay for an optional Auxin Herbicide training where producers can receive an additional hour of continuing education credit.

We will also be having a grand door prize at the end of the day that you will not want to miss.

If you have any questions or need more information about the program please contact the Runnels County Extension Office at 325-365-2219. - Marty Vahlenkamp

2022 AgriPlex Ag Day

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

St. Joseph’s Parish Hall Rowena, TX

All programs and information of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are available to everyone without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. We will seek to provide reasonable accommodations for all persons with disabilities for this meeting.

We request that you contact the Runnels County Extension Office (325)365-2219 as soon as possible to advise us of the auxiliary aid or service that you will require.

Producers Program – Registration & Booth Visitation 9:00 a.m.

9:30 a.m. Legal Considerations for Alternative Energy Leases – Dr. Tiffany Dowell Lashmet

10:30 - 11 am Break

11:00 a.m. Southern Rolling Plains Annual Meeting

Main Hall Homeowners Program – 9:00 a.m.

Registration & Booth Visitation 9:30 a.m.

Planting Succulents – Farmers Daughter/Big Country Master Gardeners

10:30 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Adult Mental Health Awareness – Staci Winders

Combined Program

11:45 a.m. Complimentary Lunch & Booth Visitation

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Darren Hudson, Combest Endowed Chair of Agricultural Competitivenes, “Cotton Marker Outlook: A Story of Volatility”

Awards Program

Farm Family of the Year, Agribusiness of the Year

Pat Lee Scholarship Presentation Producers Program 

Homeowners Program

1:15 p.m. Quilting

2:15 p.m. Cooking Under Pressure/Air Fryer

3:45 p.m. Break & Booth Visitation

Producer's Program

1:15 p.m. Weed Management Challenges in 2022 – Dr. Peter Dotray- Vannesa Eomons

2:15 p.m. Farm Safety/Texas Dept. of Public Safety

2:45 p.m. Fertility – Optimizing Your Inputs – Dr. Reagan Noland

3:30 p.m. Wrap Up 3:45 p.m. Break & Booth Visitation

4:00 p.m. Optional Auxin Training

Exhibitors and Sponsors for the 2022 AgriPlex Ag Day: Aeroinfo Inc.; Haechten Crop Insurance; Runnels County Farm Bureau; Americot, Inc.; Keystone Bank; Sherry Wegner Crop Ins.; B&M Belew Farms; KRUN Radio; South Plains Implement; BASF Nutrien Ag Solutions; So. Rolling Plains Cotton Growers Assoc.; Capital Farm Credit; Oasis Crop Insurance, LLC; The First National Bank of Ballinger; Central Texas Farm Credit; Precision Planting; West Texas Fire Extinguisher; Coleman County Electric; Phytogen/Corteva Western Ag Chemical; First State Bank of Paint Rock; Raymond James; Wheat Energy Services; 1st Community Federal Credit Union; Runnels Co. Farm Service Agency; Wingate Gin Corp.; Helena Agri-Enterprise