The Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC) has set their 16th Annual Field Day for Thursday, August 19, 2021 at the FiberMax Center for Discovery in Lubbock.
Topics will focus on soil management and soil health, carbon farming, federal policy, cover crops for grazing, and a long-range weather forecast.
After a welcome from Tamara Daniel, executive director for the Association of Texas Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and Lloyd Arthur, a Ralls County producer, program presentations and presenters will be:
- Carbon Credits and Markets for Agriculture: Considerations for Producers – Dr. Darren Hudson, Larry Combest Endowed Chair, Texas Tech University
- Measuring, Reporting and Verifying Soil Carbon – Katie Lewis, Associate Professor of Soil Chemistry and Fertility, Plant and Soil Science, Texas Tech University and Texas A&M AgriLife Research
- The Current Status of Washington DC and Federal Policy – Kody Bessent, Chief Executive Officer, Plains Cotton Growers, Inc.
- Producer Panel: Discussion of Utilizing Conservative Tillage on Dry Land and Irrigated Fields – Barry Evans, Steve Olson, Josh Tunnell, and Orin Romine
- Cover Crops for Cowboys – Jeff Miller, Owner, ForeFront Agronomy
- Weather Outlook: What can we expect in the months ahead? – Jody James, Meteorologist, National Weather Service, Lubbock, Texas
The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. with coffee and donuts, lunch will also be provided, and there is no cost to attend. For questions, please contact Samantha at Samantha.email@example.com or 806-789-4177.