Multi County New Land Owners
Next Program will be on October 16, 2015 in Fayette County!
The Multi-County New Landowner Educational Series will have its eighth seminar on Friday, October 16, 2015 at the Fayette County Agricultural Building, 255 Svoboda Ln in La Grange. This month’s program will focus on rain water harvesting, irrigation, and turf grass management. If you have an interest in these topics for your property and wish to address these projects, here is a great way to find the information to plan your activity.
The program is open to anyone that wants to attend, but it specifically targets new landowners in the Austin, Colorado, Fayette, and Washington County areas. The registration will begin at 1:00 with the program starting at 1:30 p.m. and last until about 5:00 p.m. Registration is $20.00 per person and includes refreshments and educational materials. 2 CEU’s (1 General, 1 IPM) will be offered to all pesticide applicators.
The Multi-County New Landowner program is a unique and innovative series of informational meetings designed to assist new landowners in understanding the concepts of rural living. Participants in the program will be given exposure to ideas on raising livestock, plant identification, the importance of soil testing and water testing, pond design, construction, and stocking, wildlife management and more. The program is also a great way for new residents and landowners of Austin, Colorado, Fayette and Washington Counties to network and meet new people and discover best management practices for their property.
For more information please contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office in Austin, (979-865-2072), Colorado County (979-732-2082), Fayette (979-968-5831) or Washington (979-277-6212).
September Map to Austin County Extension Office
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!