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Kendall County Fall Agriculture Program set Sept. 29

published: September 20th 2022
by: Susan Himes
source: Texas AgriLife Today

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s office in Kendall County will present its Fall Agriculture Program on Sept. 29 in Comfort.

The program will be at the Kendall County Youth Ag and Equestrian Center, 648 Farm-to-Market Road 289. Onsite registration will begin at 7:15 a.m., and the program will run from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The cost is $20 per person with lunch provided. Attendees are asked to preregister by Sept. 26 by calling the AgriLife Extension office in Kendall County at 830-331- 8242 or at the office at 118 Saunders St., Boerne.

Five Texas Department of Agriculturecontinuing education units are available: two general, one laws and regulations, one drift minimization and one integrated pest management. Certificates will be issued at the end of the program.

Fall agriculture presentations and presenters

The scheduled topics and speakers are as follows:

  • Brush management, brush control, sprayer calibration and drift management, Megan Clayton, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension range specialist, Uvalde.
  • Review of the laws and regulations, Jason McDaniel, Texas Department of Agriculture inspector, Austin.
  • External parasites of small ruminants, Reid Redden, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension sheep and goat specialist and Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center director, San Angelo.
  • Oak wilt, Erin Davis, Texas A&M Forest Service staff forester, Kerrville.
  • Wildfire update, Jacob Dykes, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist, Corpus Christi.
  • Drought insurance, Lyle Zoeller, retired AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent, Bell County.
  • Farm Service Agency update, Ricky Neffendorf, U.S. Department of Agriculture-FSA county executive director, Fredericksburg.

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