Regenerative agriculture field day Lamesa Texas

One of the many topics featured in the Sept. 27 Regenerative Agriculture Field Day at Lamesa will be soil health management. (Photo by Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M AgriLife.)

The free field day will be held Sept. 27 in from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research AG-CARES facility located at 1520 U.S. Highway 87. An RSVP is recommended at

A lunch will be provided.

For more information, email Joseph Burke, Ph.D., AgriLife Research and AgriLife Extension cropping system agronomy and weed scientist and assistant professor in the Texas A&M Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Lubbock, at [email protected].

Program topics

The field day will showcase the latest research and best practices to help improve production and profitability for producers while reducing the overall carbon footprint.

The topics include the following:

  • Cover crop termination timing.
  • Greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Soil health management.
  • Crop rotations.
  • Economics.

Joining Burke on the speaker panel will be:

  • Katie Lewis, Ph.D., AgriLife Research soil chemistry and fertility scientist and associate professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Lubbock
  • Wayne Keeling, Ph.D., AgriLife Research cropping systems and weed specialist, Lubbock.
  • Terry Wheeler, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension plant pathologist and professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Lubbock.
  • Paul DeLaune, Ph.D., AgriLife Research environmental soil scientist and professor in the  Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Vernon.
  • Will Keeling, AgriLife Extension risk management program specialist, Lubbock.
  • Gurjinder Baath, Ph.D., digital agriculture specialist and assistant professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Temple.
  • Chris Cobos, doctoral student in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Lubbock.
  • Nick Boogades, doctoral student in the Department of Plant and Soil Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock.