News Release Ė AG


Whatís Next: Cattle & Forage Seminar - May 24, 2012

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service Milam County will be hosting Whatís Next: Cattle & Forage Seminar on May 24, 2012 at Cameron Chamber of Commerce Conference Room. Registration will be from 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. with the program to follow, concluding before lunch. This seminar will cover presentations by Dr. Jason Banta on cattle economic concerns and the industry at this point and moving forward. Dr. Larry Redmon will discuss options for re-establishment of pastures/hay meadows, weed control issues, and livestock grazing.
For producers who hold a Private Applicators License, 1.5 CEU Hours (1 general, .5 IPM) will be offered. Registration fee is $10.00 per person payable at the door. For more information or to pre-register for the program contact the Milam County Office (254) 697-7045.
Educational programs of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin. The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating. Thank you also to the Cameron Chamber of Commerce for the gracious donation of the use of their meeting facility.
Private Pesticide Applicator License Training & Testing
A Private Applicator Training and Testing will be held on Thursday, May24th at the Falls County Extension Meeting Room Falls County Courthouse Room 101 in Marlin. The training will begin at 8:30am with the test to be given at 1:00pm. Please give us a call at 254.883.1410, if you would like to register for the course by May 22, 2012 class is limited to 20 people.
Anyone wanting to become a licensed private applicator may attend this training and testing. A private applicator license is required for a person who uses or supervises the use of restricted use or state limited pesticides to produce agricultural commodities. Agricultural commodity is defined as any plant and any animal or animal product produced for sale, feed, food or other use by humans or animals.

No CEUís will be given at this Training and Testing. This is strictly to get the license. A fee of $50.00 will be charged for the training. This fee includes all study materials and other expenses associated with the Training. Please pre-register if possible by coming by the Extension Office located in the Falls County Courthouse or calling the office at (254) 883-1410. It is best to come by and pick-up the study materials prior to the training.

We will seek to provide reasonable accommodations for all persons with disabilities for this meeting. We request that you contact Pasquale Swaner at (254) 883-1410 at least three (3) days prior to the event to advise us of the auxiliary aide or service that will be required.
If you have questions on these or other topics, please contact the Milam County
Extension Office located at 100 East 1st Street in Cameron, on the web at
www.milam-tx.tamu.edu or call 254-697-7045.



Caption for picture:

Jarrett Beckhusen, Milam County 4-H Plant I.D. Team Member, explains to
producers how they identify plants at contests. The presentation was given at
the 2007 Milam County Crops Tour.

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