CROSS PLAINS, Texas — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a tri-county forage seminar January 22 at the First Baptist Church in Cross Plains.
Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the program will start at 9:00 a.m.
Five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be offered. The AgriLife Extension offices conducting the program are from Callahan, Coleman, and Brown counties.
“This annual event has become one of the premier educational programs concerning forage production and hay in our region,” said Karl Winge, AgriLife Extension agent in Callahan County. “Our goal is to help producers maximize their profits and forage quality by investing their production dollars wisely.”
Topics will include:
- Control of weeds in Forages – Scott Notle, State Extension Weed Specialist
- Labels: What we forget are on Labels – Dr. Morgan Treadwell, Range Extension Specialist
- Importance of a Healthy Soil – John Sackett, NRCS Soils Scientist
- Ways to Control Sugar Cane Aphids on Sudan Grasses – Dr. Allen Knuston, Professor and Extension Entomologist
- Wild Pig Ecology and Management – Josh Helcel, Extension Associate, Texas A&M Natural Resource Institute
- TDA Laws and Regulations 0 Jason Jones, ACP Inspector for TDA
Individual preregistration is $20 by January 17 and $25 thereafter. Preregister by calling any of the cooperating AgriLife Extension offices: Callahan County, 325-854-5835; Coleman County, 325-625-4519; or Brown County, 325-646-0386. Fees are due upon arrival and include a catered fish meal at noon.
–Texas A&M AgriLife Extension San Angelo
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