25th Annual Texas Plant Protection Conference

December 10 - 11, 2013
Brazos Center, Bryan, Texas

Another great TPPA Conference! Here are some pictures taken at the awards ceremony.


  • 2013 TPPA Industry Award 2013 TPPA Industry Award Gary Schwarzlose, Bayer Crop Science, San Antonio, TX
  • 2013 TPPA Academic/Agency Award 2013 TPPA Academic/Agency Award Gaylon Morgan, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, College Station, TX
  • 2013 TPPA Pest Identification Award Winners 2013 TPPA Pest Identification Award Winners 1st Place Dan Bradshaw, Crop Consultant, El Campo, TX 2nd Place Gary Bradshaw, Crop Consultant, Rosenburg, TX 3rd Place Brent Batchelor, County Extension Agent, Bay City, TX
  • 2013 TPPA Poster Award Winner 2013 TPPA Poster Award Winner 1st Place 14* Evaluation of Cotton Yield, Quality, and Plant Growth Response to Soil-Applied Potassium Michael Spiegelhauer, Graduate Student, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • 2013 TPPA Special Leadership Award 2013 TPPA Special Leadership Award Ray Smith, TPPA Board Chairman, Biological Research Services, College Station, TX
  • 2013 TPPA Consultant Award 2013 TPPA Consultant Award Brandon Ripple, San Angelo, TX
  • 2013 TPPA Communications Award 2013 TPPA Communications Award Ron Smith, Southwest Farm Press, Denton, TX
  • 2013 TPPA Norman Borlaug Lifetime Achievement Award 2013 TPPA Norman Borlaug Lifetime Achievement Award Roy Parker, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Entomologist (retired), Corpus Christi, TX
  • 2013 TPPA Graduate Student Award 2013 TPPA Graduate Student Award Trevor Jones, Texas A&M University

Poster Contest Winners

1st Place: 14* - Evaluation of Cotton Yield, Quality, and Plant Growth Response to Soil-Applied Potassium Michael Spiegelhauer, Graduate Student, Texas A&M University, College Station

2nd Place: 2* - The Effects of Mesotrione and Atrazine on Microbial Respiration Christopher Dermody, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

3rd Place: 34* - Poinsettia Growth Response to Container Substrate Amended with Biochar Yanjun Guo, Department of Horticultural Sciences, Graduate Student, Texas A & M University

Go to 2013 Conference Page for more information.

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