THE EXTENSION Service in Shelby and Tipton counties in Tennessee will hold meetings to provide information to producers in the area about row crop production and the marketing outlook.

A Feb. 25 cotton meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. at the Tennessee Technology Center in Covington, Tenn. and end with lunch.

A Feb. 27 corn, soybean and small grains meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Bakers Community Center in Millington, Tenn., and end with lunch.

Speakers at one or both meetings will include: Chism Craig, cotton and small grains specialist with the University of Tennessee; Scott Stewart, UT cotton insect specialist; Angela Thompson, UT corn and soybean specialist; Melvin Newman, UT professor of plant pathology; Craig Massey, UT IPM specialist; and Bob Williams, Tennessee Extension area corn, soybean, and small grains specialist.

The marketing outlook meeting will begin with breakfast at 7:30 a.m., March 4, at the Old Timers Restaurant in Millington, Tenn.

For more details, call Jeff Via, Extension agent in Shelby County at 901-544-0243 or Michelle Rankin, Extension agent in Tipton County at 901-476-0231.