Brush control, leaf spray options topic of May 4 webinar

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu
Contacts: Pete Flores, 361-362-9201, Pete.Flores@ag.tamu.edu
Dr. Megan Clayton, 361-265-9201, megan.clayton@ag.tamu.edu

COLLEGE STATION – “Ready to control some brush? – Leaf spraying options” will be the topic of the May 4 natural resources webinar conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit.

The webinar is a part of the Texas Range Webinar Series scheduled the first Thursday of each month from noon to 1 p.m., said Pete Flores, AgriLife Extension webinar coordinator in Corpus Christi.

Dr. Megan Clayton, AgriLife Extension range specialist in Corpus Christi, will be the presenter.

“For mesquite and many associated brush species, early summer is the best time to treat with herbicides,” Clayton said. “Learn how to determine the best timing, how to spray and what to spray for effective foliar applications.”

One general Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education unit will be offered during this webinar, Flores said. Participants seeking Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units must pay a $10 fee on the website. For all others, there is no fee.

This webinar and others in the series can be accessed at http://naturalresourcewebinars.tamu.edu. For more information on the webinars, contact Flores at Pete.Flores@ag.tamu.edu.  

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