A fruit tree pruning seminar will be held on Thursday, February 4th at Silver Lake Ranch (755 FM 1255 Grand Saline, Texas 75140 – prior to Hwy 80 intersection). Registration starts at 9 am – program begins at 10 and runs until 12 noon.
$5 per participant – please RSVP to Van Zandt County Extension office by February 1st (903) 567-4149.
February 26th – East Texas Forage Conference – Rains County Fairgrounds, Emory, Texas
The annual East Texas Forage conference will be held on Friday, February 26th at the Rains County Fairgrounds in Emory, Texas. This is a combined effort of the Rains, Van Zandt and Wood County Extension offices.
Schedule of the day’s program:
8:30 A.M. Registration
9:00 A.M. The Use of Prescribed Burning on Grazing Lands – Mr. Ryan Walser, Natural Resource Conservation Service
10:00 A.M. Break
10:15 A.M. Silvopasture in East and Central Texas – Jodi Hill, Graduate Student, Stephen F. Austin University
11:15 A.M. Warm Season Pasture Establishment Perennials and Annuals – Dr. James Rogers, Assistant Professor Pasture and Range, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma
12:15 P.M. Lunch
1:00 P.M. Stockpiling Bermuda Grass Pastures – Dr. James Rogers, Assistant Professor Pasture and Range, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma
2:00 P.M. Pro’s and Con’s of Using GPS Tracking and Foam Markers for Herbicide Applications – Mr. Darren Rozell, Rozell Ag Sprayers and Rozell Chemicals
$20 per person – RSVP by February 19th to (903) 567-4149
3 CEU’s (2 IPM, 1 General) –
2 DOPA (Dairy Outreach Program Area)