District 8 Farm and Ranch Seminar 12-13-18

District 8 Farm and Ranch Seminar

Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:00am – 4:00pm

Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center, 1229 N US Hwy 281, Stephenville, TX

Cost: $50.00       RSVP by December 10, 2018 at 254-965-1460 or email: erath-tx@tamu.edu


7:00 am       Registration 

7:30 am      Laws and Regulations

1 hr. L&R   Local Extension Agent – Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service

8:30 am      “Turfgrass Disease and Management” 

1hr. IPM     Dr. Becky Grubbs –  Assistant Professor, Turfgrass Extension Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

9:30 am      “ Worker Protection Standards”

1hr. L&R   Perry Cervantes –  Coordinator for Pesticide Certification and Compliance, Texas Department of Agriculture

 10:30 am    “Weed Control and Managing Herbicide Resistance”

1hr. IPM       Dr. Scott Nolte – State Texas AgriLife Extension Weed Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 

11:30 am     Lunch 

12:00 pm    “Spray Equipment setup: save money and reduce drift”

1hr. DRIFT  Josh McGinty – Assistant Professor and Extension Agronomist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.                             

 1:00 pm      “Weed Control in Pastures and Hay Meadows”

1 hr. GEN    Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olsen, Associate Professor & Extension Forage Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service        

2:00 pm      “Managing Insect Pests of Texas Pastures and Hay”

1 hr. IPM     Dr. Allen Knutson, Professor and Extension Entomologist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.                        

 3:00 pm      “ Thinking outside the box trap: current and emerging techniques for wild pig control”

1hr. L&R      Dr. Josh Gaskamp – Wildlife and Range Consultant & Technical Manager, Noble Research Institute                                  

4:00 pm      Adjourn and Hand Out Certificates.


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