Multi County New Land Owners
Next Program will be on May 15, 2015 in Austin County!
The fifth meeting of the Multi-County New Land Owners Education Program will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015 at the Hobson Choice Ranch, located at 10305 Jalowy Road, near Cat Spring. Registration will be from 1:00-1:30 and the program will run from 1:30-5:00 pm.
The field day will include an overview of value added hay production, information on irrigation to maximize production, and the how to’s of adding value to your hay crop. This session is designed to help producers identify proactive options for forage management in haying and grazing. Participants will learn about everything from soil sampling and forage testing to grass identification, weed management, and marketing. Three (3) CEU’s (2 General & 1 IPM) will be given to pesticide applicators, and handouts will be provided.
For more information please contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office in Colorado County (979-732-2082), Austin, (979-865-2072), Fayette (979-968-5831) or Washington (979-277-6212).
In 2006, Extension agents in Austin, Colorado, Fayette and Washington Counties developed a series of educational programs for new landowners to provide them information on a variety of topics. We invite you to participate in this award winning program specifically designed to help you establish your agriculture business.
County Agents, Extension Specialists and other experts in the field of agriculture will be giving educational seminars on Beef Cattle Production, Horse Production, Brush Management, Plant Identification, Pond Management and much more.
In addition, you will be meeting new landowners from the four county area and have the chance to compare ideas, ask questions and get to know your neighbors. On behalf of the agricultural community, welcome to our area!