CANYON – Summer temperatures along with rain, or the lack thereof, always brings about turfgrass issues that the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Randall County will address in a Summer Horticulture Series.
Dr. Joey Young, Texas Tech University assistant professor of turfgrass science in Lubbock, will be the guest speaker on June 27. The same program will be offered both at noon and 6:30 p.m.
“Dr. Young’s advanced turfgrass knowledge is very beneficial for homeowners and we look forward to having him here to share with our guests,” said Liz Moore, AgriLife Extension horticulture agent in Randall County.
This meeting, as well as all programs in the series, is on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the AgriLife Extension office at 200 N. Brown Road, Canyon. Lunch will be provided for the noon programs and dessert and coffee at the evening programs.
Registration is requested by June 25 by calling the AgriLife Extension office in Randall County at 806-468-5543 or online at http://Randall.agrilife.org. Registration is $12 for an individual program or $40 for all programs. Payment can be made at the door the day of the program.
The remaining schedule for the series, including topics, speakers and advance registration date, is:
– July 25 – Landscape Design, Dr. Bill Welch, AgriLife Extension landscape horticulturist in College Station. Register by July 18.
– Aug. 22 – Trees and Tree Issues, Brian Scott, Texas A&M Forest Service staff forester, Canyon. Register by Aug. 15.
Sponsors for the series include Canyon Chiropractic, Lady Bug Termite and Pest Services, Pro Chem Sales and Irwin Greenhouses.