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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.