Texas: East Side Row Crop Tour, Downsville, June 15

Corn variety trials will be showcased at the June 15 East Side Row Crop Tour in Downsville.

The event is hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Row Crop Committee for McLennan County. Cost is $5 and includes lunch sponsored by area agricultural businesses. RSVP is requested for accurate meal count by June 12 by calling 254-757-5180.

Topics include updates on corn and cotton markets, plus an overall agricultural commodity update. A laws and regulations update will also be part of the program. A total of three continuing education units will be given to Texas Department of Agriculture pesticide license holders: two in the general category and one in laws and regulations.

Also offered will be 4.5 commercial crop advisor units: 2.5 crop management, 1.5 professional development and .5 in integrated pest management.

AgriLife Extension speakers include Dr. Jason Johnson, economist, Stephenville; and Dr. Gaylon Morgan, state cotton specialist, and Dr. Don Renchie, pesticide safety education, both from College Station.

For more information, call 254-757-5180.


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