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2019 South Texas Agriculture Symposium

  • 16 Apr 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Lee County Extenstion Office, 210 S.Grimes

2019 South Texas Agriculture Symposium
Staying Current in the Changing Times

April 16, 2019
from 8am to 12 noon, Registration at 7:30am
at the Lee County Extenstion Office, 210 S.Grimes
Event is free, but must
RSVP by April 15 to 979.542.2753

The Lee County office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is pleased to announce 2019 South Texas Agriculture Symposium: Staying Current in the Changing Times.

The Symposium, presented as a live-webinar, will be held on April 16, from 8 am – 12 noon at the Lee County Extension office, located at 310 South Grimes, in Giddings.  Registration will open at 7:30 am.   

The event is free.  Two CEU credits (IPM and General) will be offered to Private Applicator Pesticide license holders.  Topics will include:

 

· Identification of and Control Methods for External Parasites of Livestock, Dr. Joe Paschal (½ IPM CEU)

· Feral Pigs: A Problem with Solutions!, Dr. Maureen Frank

· The Bermudagrass Stem Maggot:  What is it and What Can You Do?, Luke Pruter (½ IPM CEU)

· Pasture Weed Management: The Latest and Greatest, Dr. Joshua McGinty (½ General CEU)

· What’s New with Herbicide Brush Control?; Dr. Megan Clayton (½ General CEU)

· Baitfish in Demand: Are you prepared to provide it?; Dr. Andrew Ropicki

· Hemp: A New Worthy Enterprise or Will it “Mellow Out?; Dr. Joshua McGinty

· Drought Insurance: How to Make Dry Weather Work in Your Favor; Mac Young

 

Please RSVP by April 15 to 979.542.2753.

Giddings Chamber of Commerce
183 E. Hempstead
Giddings, TX 78942
Located in the Lee County Museum, off the Courthouse Square

Contact:  (979) 542-3455
Chamber email:  chambergiddings@gmail.com
Tourism email:  giddingschamber@gmail.com


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