On Tuesday April 18th the 2017 Corpus Christi Agriculture Symposium will be held from 7:30am-12:15pm at the Calhoun County AgriLife Extension Office Auditorium. 186 Henry Barber Way Port Lavaca, TX 77979.
2 IPM CEU’s will be offered.
The cost is $10.
This symposium will be held by webinar, you do not have to bring a laptop.
7:30-8:00 am REGISTRATION
8:00: The Use of Drones in Ranching – Dr. Megan Clayton, Extension Range Specialist
8:30: Weed Management Update– Dr. Joshua McGinty, Extension Agronomist
9:00: Managing Sugarcane Aphid with Resistant Sorghum Hybrids – Dr. Robert Bowling, Extension Entomologist
9:30: New Year – Old Pest: An Update of 111 Years of Fever Tick Control – Dr. Joe Paschal, Extension Livestock Specialist
10:00 – COFFEE BREAK
10:15: Setting Goals to Determine What to Plant in Your Pasture – Dr. Megan Clayton, Extension Range Specialist
10:45: The Financial Truth Behind Planting Your Pasture for Cattle Grazing – Mac Young, Risk Management Specialist
11:15: Herd Replacement Selection – Dr. Joe Pascal, Extension Livestock Specialist
11:45: Determining What You Can Afford to Pay for a Replacement – Mac Young, Risk Management Specialist
12:15 pm – ADJOURN: Speakers available for any management questions not addressed during the morning.
For questions please contact the Calhoun County Extension Office at 361-552-9747.