Program Scheduled for January 22 in Knoxville


soybeans in wheat

Soybean production will be among the topics at the East Tennessee Grain and Soybean Conference scheduled for Jan. 22 at the University of Tennessee East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. Photo courtesy UTIA.



KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The East Tennessee Grain and Soybean Conference, sponsored by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, will focus on improving production in East Tennessee. Topics for the program will include disease, insect, and weed control; when to run the fan; and managing your crops from the ground up.

This production program will be held at East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center Plant Science Unit located at 3215 Alcoa Highway in Knoxville. The conference will begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday, January 22, 2015.


The registration fee of $20 includes a light breakfast, lunch, and a grain conference cap. For a brochure or registration information contact your local county UT Extension office or call Steven Huff, UT Extension agent in Cocke County, at 423-623-7531. Space will be limited, so please pre-register.

UT Extension operates in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties as the off-campus division of the UT Institute of Agriculture.  An educational outreach organization, funded by federal, state and local governments, UT Extension, in cooperation with Tennessee State University, brings research-based information about agriculture, family and consumer sciences, and resource development to the people of Tennessee where they live and work.

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Contact:

Steven Huff, UT Extension Agent, Cocke County, 423-623-7531

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Program brochure