Range, pasture management program set June 24 in Coleman

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu
Contact: Michael A. Palmer, 325-625-4519, m-palmer@tamu.edu

COLEMAN — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold a range and pasture management program from 5:15-9 p.m. June 24 at the Bill Franklin Center, located at the intersection of Fifth Ave. and Texas Highway 206 south of Coleman.

Three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units are available for licensed pesticide applicators – one laws and regulations, one integrated pest management and one general.

The cost is $15 if preregistered by June 20; $30 after that date. RSVP to the AgriLife Extension office in Coleman County at 325-625-4519. The fee is payable at the door and includes dinner.  

“We’re very excited about the lineup for our 2019 Pasture and Range Management Program,” said Michael Palmer, AgriLife Extension agent for Coleman County. “This evening course will cover a range of important pest, rangeland and management topics to help our local landowners.”

Registration and the barbeque dinner will start at 5:15 p.m.; the program will begin at 5:45 p.m.

Topics and speakers include:

  • Plant Identification Contest – Palmer.
  • Herbicides for Weed and Brush Control – Sam Eads, Corteva AgriScience, Abilene.
  • Stocking Rates and Forage Management – Dr. Morgan Treadwell, AgriLife Extension rangeland specialist, San Angelo.
  • Pesticide Laws and Regulation – Jason Jones, Texas Department of Agriculture, Abilene.

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