Range management field day scheduled for September
By Sam Womble County Extension Agent
Mark your calendar for Friday morning, Sept 20 for a field day at Blaschke Ranch near Tarpley. Travel on FM 470 from Bandera towards Tarpley approximately 10 miles and the ranch will be located on the right. The program will begin at 8 am and conclude at 11 am.
"This program will have something for everyone as it relates to range stewardship" said Sam Womble, Bandera County Extension Agent. Attendees will have the opportunity view foliar and individual plant applied herbicide treatments on huisache. IPT and broadcast spray equipment will also be highlighted and discussed. Lastly, there will be a demonstration on sprayer calibration as well as a discussion on range reseeding.
Program speakers include Dr. Bob Lyons, Extension Range Specialist and Larry Stark, District Conservationist with the Bandera NRCS Office.
The program will be worth three hours of CEU credit (1 L&R, 1 IPM, 1 Gen) for individuals with a Pesticide Applicator's License. The cost is $10 person and includes refreshments. Feel free to bring your lawn chair.
Contact the Bandera County Extension Office at 830-796-7755 by Monday, Sept. 9 to sign up.
The program is sponsored by the Bandera County Agriculture and Natural Resource Committee.
For more information and to learn about upcoming educational programs offered, feel free to visit our website at http://bandera.agrilife.org
Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin. If you need any special accommodations or require auxiliary aids to participate, please contact Sam Womble, Bandera County Office, at 830-796-7755 by Sept. 6 so that we can consider your request.