By: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, email@example.com
Contact: Jeff Hanselka, 830-303-3889, firstname.lastname@example.org
SEGUIN — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Wilson, Comal, Gonzales and Guadalupe counties will present the Multi-County Brush and Forage Conference Dec.13 in Seguin.
The conference will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension office for Guadalupe County at 210 E. Live Oak. Registration will be from 8:30-9 a.m. with presentations to follow.
“This conference will be a great opportunity for landowners and livestock producers to get a lot of useful, practical information on land and aquatic plant management from known experts over a relatively short period of time,” said Jeff Hanselka, AgriLife Extension agent, Guadalupe County.
Five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units — three general, one integrated pest management and one laws and regulations – will be offered for commercial, non-commercial and private applicators.
The $25 program cost includes lunch and handouts. Attendance is limited to the first 90 people to preregister.
Program attendees should preregister by Dec. 9 by calling the AgriLife Extension office in Guadalupe County at 830-303-3889 in order to ensure an accurate meal count and adequate handouts.
Program presentations and speakers will be:
— Brush Management During the Winter and Integrated Pest Management, Dr. Bob Lyons, AgriLife Extension range specialist, Uvalde.
— External Parasite Management Plan for Livestock – How Valuable Is It? and The Latest on the Veterinary Feed Directive, Dr. Joe Paschal, AgriLife Extension livestock specialist, Corpus Christi.
— Aquatic Plant Management, Peter Woods, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist, Bay City. — Managing Pests in Forages, Dr. Josh McGinty, AgriLife Extension agronomy specialist, Corpus Christi.
— Pesticide Laws and Regulation – Bryan Davis, AgriLife Extension agent, Wilson County.