Annual Brown County Range and Brush Program slated for July 1 in Brownwood

 

 

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu

Contact: Scott Anderson, 325-646-0386, sa-anderson@tamu.edu

 

BROWNWOOD – The annual Brown County Range and Brush Program is set for 4:30 p.m. July 1 at the Brown County Fairgrounds located on U.S. Highway 377 South in Brownwood.

Five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units, one general, two integrated pest management and two laws and regulations,will be available.

“This program will provide a prime opportunity for producers and landowners to find out the most up to date information and strategies from some of the top AgriLife Extension and industry experts in our region relating to brush management, and coyote and feral hog control,” said Scott Anderson, AgriLife Extension agent in Brown County.

Topics and speakers will include:

– Where to Find Brush Control Answers, Dr. Bob Lyons, AgriLife Extension range specialist, Uvalde.

– Herbicides for Brush Control, Ralph Porter, Dow AgroSciences, Abilene.

– Controlling Coyotes and Feral Hogs, Doug Steen, Texas Wildlife Services, College Station.

– Common Mistakes with Brush Herbicides, Dr. Morgan Russell, AgriLife Extension range specialist, San Angelo.

– Pesticide Laws and Regulations, Neal Alexander, AgriLife Extension agent in San Saba County.

A fee of $25 is due upon arrival for individuals who RSVP by June 27 and $30 for those who do not. A catered evening meal is included in the registration fee. For more information and to RSVP, contact Anderson at 325-646-0386, sa-anderson@tamu.edu .

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