The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Coleman will hold the Coleman County Field Crop Program May 7 at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 500 W. Live Oak St.
The event will run from 1:30-5:30 p.m. Registration is $15 with an RSVP by May 3 to the AgriLife Extension office for Coleman County at 325-625-4576. Late registration, space permitting, will be $20 at the door. Three Texas Department of Agriculture general continuing education units will be offered.
“We have a great group of experts slated to speak at this program,” said Michael Palmer, AgriLife Extension agent, Coleman County. “I highly encourage anyone interested to take advantage of early registration to ensure a spot at this informative event.”
The order of topics and speakers are as follows:
- Wheat Varieties, Diseases and the Current Situation – Dr. Reagan Noland, AgriLife Extension agronomist, San Angelo.
- Corn Production in Coleman County – Dr. Calvin Trostle, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Lubbock.
- Grain Sorghum Update – Noland.
- Soil Fertility – Trostle.
- Crop Market Outlook and Ag Policy Update – Bill Thompson, AgriLife Extension economist, San Angelo.
- Farm Service Agency Update – Curtis Garrett, Coleman County executive director, FSA, Coleman.
- Texas Wildlife Services Update – Doug Steen, Texas Wildlife Services district supervisor, San Angelo.