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2020

Because of the ever-changing situations caused by the coronavirus pandemic, please double check the event is still being held before leaving the house. We try to be accurate, but things change quickly. We’ve also posted links to the virtual field days that have kept videos of the presentations online.

•  Nov. 18: Mid-South 2 Trust Protocol Grower Webinar
Join a live session to learn about the Trust Protocol, the benefits you will receive in participating and how to enroll as a Trust Protocol grower – register here

•  Nov. 19: Southeast 2 Trust Protocol Grower Webinar
Join a live session to learn about the Trust Protocol, the benefits you will receive in participating and how to enroll as a Trust Protocol grower – register here

•  Nov. 19: Southeast 1 Trust Protocol Grower Webinar
Join a live session to learn about the Trust Protocol, the benefits you will receive in participating and how to enroll as a Trust Protocol grower – register here

•  Nov. 20: Fifth Annual South Carolina Ag Outlook Conference — VIRTUAL
The conference takes place online from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.EST, Nov. 20. Cost is $35 – event details and registration

•  Dec. 1: Texas A& AgriLife Panhandle Farm and Ranch Management Symposium — VIRTUAL
This symposium is being held virtually, even though the Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show was canceled earlier this year. Four CEUs for private pesticide applicators. The cost is $60, and you must preregister to receive the webinar link – event details

•  Dec. 1: Cotton and Coffee Cotton Board monthly webinar
U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol with Jesse Daystar, Cotton Incorporated, and Elizabeth King, The Cotton Board. Each session includes a 30 minute presentation and concludes with time for discussion and questions. Email Monty (mbain@cottonboard.org) and ask him to register you.

• Dec. 1-2: Arkansas Crop Protection Conference — VIRTUAL
This online program is free, but you must preregister – event details

• Dec. 2: North Carolina State University Crop Production School — VIRTUAL
Welcome begins at 8:50 a.m. EST. Presentations via Zoom run 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. The event is free, but you must preregister – event details

MSU row crop short course logo• Dec. 7-9: Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course — CANCELED
Read more about the reasons behind the cancelation.

•  Dec. 8: West 1 Trust Protocol Grower Webinar
Join a live session to learn about the Trust Protocol, the benefits you will receive in participating and how to enroll as a Trust Protocol grower – register here

• Dec. 8-10, 2020: 32nd Annual Texas Plant Protection Conference — VIRTUAL
This three-day event has a general session as well as a number of concurrent break-out sessions, depending on your crop interest. CEUs also available – event details

•  Dec. 9: Southwest 1 Trust Protocol Grower Webinar
Join a live session to learn about the Trust Protocol, the benefits you will receive in participating and how to enroll as a Trust Protocol grower – register here

•  Dec. 10: Southwest 2 Trust Protocol Grower Webinar
Join a live session to learn about the Trust Protocol, the benefits you will receive in participating and how to enroll as a Trust Protocol grower – register here

2021

• Jan. 5-7: Beltwide Cotton Conferences – VIRTUAL
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, event organizers have decided to transition the event to fully virtual – event details

• Jan. 27: Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting and University of Georgia Cotton Production Workshop
UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, Georgia. More details to come.

• Jan. 27, 2021: University of Arkansas VIRTUAL Cotton Production Meeting
Webinar begins at 1 p.m. CST – event details

• Jan. 27: 23rd annual and first VIRTUAL Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference
Check back for more details.

• Feb. 10-11: Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association Annual Meeting
Randolph Riverfront Center, Alexandria, Louisiana. Check back later for more details.

• Feb. 25: Southern Cotton Ginners Association Annual Meeting
Peabody, Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee – event details

• Feb. 26-27: Mid-South Farm & Gin Show
Renasant Convention Center (formerly the Cook Convention Center), Memphis, Tennessee – event details

• 2020 LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center Virtual Field Day
View the presentations by visiting the LSU AgCenter’s Central Region YouTube page. They are broken into topics, such as corn earworms, Palmer amaranth control and estimating cotton yield potential.

•  2020 University of Tennessee Milan No-Till Field Day 
The tour has gone virtual this year in light of COVID-19. View the presentations at https://milannotill.tennessee.edu/research-tours/

•  2020 West Tennessee Research & Education Center Virtual Cotton Tour
The tour has gone virtual this year in light of COVID-19. View all of the presentations on YouTube.

•  University of Georgia Virtual Cotton and Peanut Field Day
If you missed the Sept. 9 debut, videos from the Cotton and Peanut Research Virtual Field Day will be available on the Georgia Cotton Commission’s YouTube page.

• Clemson University Edisto REC Virtual Field Day  
Research involving corn, cotton, peanuts and soybeans are featured in the Edisto REC videos. Researchers address herbicide options, nitrogen management, insect control and irrigation practices, as well as information for managing palmer amaranth and variety tests for corn, grain sorghum and soybeans. Video presentations are posted at https://www.clemson.edu/cafls/research/fieldday/

•  Healthy Soils for Healthy Profits Virtual Workshop
How do we get to $2.50-pound for cotton in the San Joaquin Valley? Cutting-edge farmers, representatives of major cotton brands and soil management experts will share experiences in a three-hour online dialogue. Hosted by the University of California – view the recorded three-hour presentation on YouTube

• University of Arkansas Virtual Cotton Field Day
View the presentations at https://aaes.uark.edu/field-days/cotton/

If you have an event you want listed, please send the information to Cotton Farming Editor Carroll Smith at csmith@onegrower.com.