​Event Includes Informative Presentations and Networking Opportunities


Cotton Focus, hosted annually by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, will provide area producers with useful information as they plan for the 2016 cotton crop. The meeting takes place on Thursday, February 18, at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center in Jackson. Photo courtesy UTIA. Download image.​ 


JACKSON, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will host the annual Cotton Focus meeting on Thursday, February 18, at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center in Jackson.

Geared toward producers and ag industry professionals, Cotton Focus is packed with useful information for the upcoming cropping season, in a succinct, half-day format.
  Registration begins at 8 a.m. and concludes with a complimentary lunch at noon.  There is no cost to attend.

Cotton Focus will offer presentations on an array of topics including variety performance, weed and pest control, irrigation and much more. 
A complete program agenda can be viewed here.

“We share our research findings in a variety of ways,” says Tyson Raper, cotton specialist with the UT Institute of Agriculture, “but being able to hear, learn and interact with researchers and fellow producers in person is a unique opportunity to gain information.”

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available for Pesticide Applicators and Certified Crop Advisors.

The West Tennessee AgResearch Center is located at 605 Airways Boulevard in Jackson, Tennessee.

Through its mission of research, teaching and extension, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture touches lives and provides Real. Life. Solutions.
ag.tennessee.edu

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Contacts:

Dr. Tyson Raper, cotton specialist, UTIA,
traper@utk.edu, 731-425-4707

Ginger Rowsey, UTIA Marketing & Communications,
gtrice@tennessee.edu, 731-425-4768

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Cotton Focus 2016 agenda​


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