The 2017 South Texas Agricultural Symposium will be held Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the Northside Center in El Campo, Texas. The event is hosted by the Wharton County office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and provides the opportunity for pesticide license holders to earn two IPM continued education credits (CEUs) toward their TDA pesticide applicators license. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. The program starts at 8:00 a.m.
Guest speakers at this year’s symposium include: Dr. Megan Clayton will speak on the Use of Drones in Ranching; Dr. Joshua McGinty with a Weed Management Update; Dr. Robert Bowling will address Managing Sugarcane Aphids with Resistant Sorghum Hybrids; Dr. Joe Paschal will give an Update of 111 Years of Fever Tick Control; Dr. Megan Clayton will address Setting Goals to Determine What to Plant in Your Pasture; Mac Young will speak on the Financial Truth Behind Planting Your Pasture for Grazing Cattle; Dr. Joe Pascal will address Herd Replacement Selection; and Mac Young will address Determining What You Can Afford to Pay for a Replacement.
Registration is FREE. Please RSVP by April 17 through the AgriLife Extension Wharton County Office at 979-532-3310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.