Culberson County sets Ag Expo for March 21

 

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

Contact: Lainie Koch, 432-283-8440, jekoch@ag.tamu.edu

 

VAN HORN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Culberson County will conduct the Culberson County Ag Expo beginning at 9 a.m. March 21.

“We’ll start the day’s activities at the Van Horn Convention Center located at 1801 West Broadway,” said Lainie Koch, AgriLife Extension agent in Culberson County. “Once we wrap up in town, we’ll travel to the Jobe Ranch east of Van Horn for the remainder of the program.”

Individual registration is $10 with an RSVP required by March 19 for an accurate lunch count. RSVP to the AgriLife Extension office in Culberson County by calling 432-283-8440.

The morning speakers and their topics will include Tiffany Dowell, AgriLife Extension agricultural law specialist at College Station, who will present Agriculture Law-What Landowners Need to Know; and Dr. Alyson McDonald, AgriLife Extension range specialist at Fort Stockton, who will talk on Soils and Hydrogeology near Kent.

Activities at the Jobe Ranch will include a tour hosted by Brooks Jobe, followed by a sponsored meal.

“After lunch, Dr. Bruce Carpenter, AgriLife Extension livestock specialist at Fort Stockton, will complete our program with a live low-stress cattle handling demonstration at the Jobe Ranch headquarters,” Koch said.

Two Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be offered.

For more information contact Koch at 432-283-8440, jekoch@ag.tamu.edu .

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