Cotton Calendar

2022

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. 

• Jan. 4-6: 2022 Beltwide Cotton Conferences
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, Texas – event details and registration

• Jan. 11: 60th Blackland Income Growth (BIG) Conference
Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd., Waco, Texas. The Blackland Income Growth Conference serves as a primer for farmers, ranchers and landowners looking to prepare as they head into a new production year, plus assists novice landowners with education and management practices – event details

• Jan. 12-15: 2022 Southern Southeastern Annual Meeting
Westin, Hilton Head, South Carolina – event details and registration

• Jan. 13: 2022 Texas A&M AgriLife North Region Online Production Education
“Preplant decisions for managing resistant weeds.” The sessions are designed for producers, professionals and private industry representatives. There is no cost to attend, but everyone must register to receive the link to join that day – event details and registration

• Jan. 18-19: 2022 Alabama Row Crops Short Course
Embassy Suites by Hilton Montgomery Hotel & Conference Center, Montgomery, Alabama. Topics to be covered at the short course include:
–  Crop Market Outlook.
–  Climate Impacts on Row Crop Production.
–  Resistant Weed Management.
–  Precision Nutrient Management.
–  High-Yield Farmer Panels.
–  And More!
The Alabama Row Crops Short Course will directly follow the Alabama Soybean and Corn Association Meeting, which takes place on the morning of Jan. 18 at the same location. For your convenience, you can register for the Alabama Row Crops Short Course and/or the Alabama Soybean and Corn Association meeting at: www.aces.edu/go/2022ARCSC. The event is free but you must register to ensure enough food.

• Jan. 19-20: Red River Crops Conference
he Red River Crops Conference will be held in the Jackson County Expo Center, Altus OK, addressing agriculture crop production topics for the Southwest Oklahoma and Texas Rolling Plains Areas. The conference is a joint effort between Texas A&M AgriLife and OSU Extension – event details

• Jan. 24: 2022 Texas A&M AgriLife North Region Online Production Education
“Impact of input reductions.” The sessions are designed for producers, professionals and private industry representatives. There is no cost to attend, but everyone must register to receive the link to join that day – event details and registration

• Jan. 26: 24th Annual Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference and Expo
This event will be virtual in light of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic – event details

• Jan. 26: Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting
University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, Georgia – event details

• Feb. 2-11: North Carolina State Cotton Grower Meetings
Choose a location and time that works for you. Visit https://cotton.ces.ncsu.edu/events/, then click on “February” for a list of meetings, dates and locations.

• Feb. 8-10: World Ag Expo
Tulare, California. Acres and acres of exhibits, both out in the open and under tents. There also are several educational sessions planned. Advice: wear good walking shoes and bring rain gear just in case – event details

• Feb. 9-11: Louisiana Agricultural Technology & Management Conference
Paragon Casino Resort, Marksville, Louisiana – event details and registration

Feb. 11-13: 2022 National Cotton Council Annual Meeting
Marriott Marquis, Houston, Texas – event details

• Feb. 16: Arkansas State University 2022 Agribusiness Conference
The meeting will feature a general session, followed by commodity-specific break-out sessions. It will end with a hosted luncheon. Some portions of the conference will also be available online. The general session will be held at the Fowler Center Riceland Hall, ASU Campus, Jonesboro, Arkansas. The break-out sessions and lunch will be held at the First National Bank Arena. The events are free but you must preregister – event details and registration. For more information contact Astate_Agribus_Conf@astate.edu or 870-972-2416.

• Feb. 22-23: 2022 Future Legacy Young & Beginning Farmers Conference
Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, North Little Rock, Arkansas. This two-day event is hosted by Farm Credit Associations of Arkansas. The conference is free and open to young (age 40 or younger) and beginning (farming 10 years or less) farmers in Arkansas – event details and application

• Feb. 23: 2022 Texas A&M AgriLife North Region Online Production Education
“Getting your cotton off to a great start.” The sessions are designed for producers, professionals and private industry representatives. There is no cost to attend, but everyone must register to receive the link to join that day – event details and registration

• Feb. 24: Southern Cotton Ginners Association Annual Meeting
Peabody Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee. For more information, visit Southern Cotton Ginners Association

Feb. 25-26: 70th annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show
Renasant Convention Center (formerly the Cook Convention Center), Memphis, Tennessee — event details

• March 9: 2022 Texas A&M AgriLife North Region Online Production Education
“Carbon farming.” The sessions are designed for producers, professionals and private industry representatives. There is no cost to attend, but everyone must register to receive the link to join that day – event details and registration

• August 11: 22nd Annual Union City Field Day
Bayer Crop Research Facility, 2303 Pleasant Valley Avenue, Union City, Tennessee. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and event will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Hosted by Bayer Crop Science team. This intensive event is designed and intended to help you stay informed about new practices and get locally targeted insights from industry leaders in new innovations on farm practices and the latest and greatest in farm technology. CCA and TN Pesticide Points Offered! Click here for more event details and directions.

• August 15: CCOY Nominations Due
Send in CCOY nominations by using the online form or by sending in a nomination form.

• September 22-23: Southeast Texas Urban Ag & Farm Safety Summit
Gerald D. Young Agricultural Sciences Center, 5801 Katy Hockley Cut Off Road, Katy, TX 77493
Join in for a great opportunity to network and learn new information on farm technology. New and Existing landowners will get new information on crops, technology, and farm business and practices at the upcoming summit. Check here for more event details and to register

• October 6: Pesticide Record Keeping & Complaints webinar 
Online webinar held from 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT.
Check here for event details and registration.

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