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AgriLife Extension to host Spring Forage Seminar

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By Lyle Zoeller, Bell County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agriculture committees in Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Limestone and McLennan County are sponsoring a Spring Forage Program on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center in McGregor (773 Ag Farm road).  Cost for the program is $20.00 per person, payable at registration.

Speakers for the tour will be:  Ricky Linex, Wildlife Biologist-Natural Resources Conservation Service; Dr. Larry Redmon – Extension Forage Specialist; Dr. Larry Unruh, American Plant Food and Dillon DeMuth, Dow AgroScience Field representative.

Topics for the tour include:  Weed and Grass Identification; Establishment of Warm Season (Native and Improved) Grasses; Managing Fertility of our Warm Season Grasses and Weed and Brush Control.  The program will conclude with an informal walking tour.

Those in attendance with a private applicators license will receive (2) two General and 1 IPM continuing education hours.

Breakfast will be provided by Lone Star Ag Credit.  The meal will be served prior to walking tour.  RSVP is required for the meal by Monday, April 6, 2015 by calling (254) 757-5180.

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodations in order to participate in Extension sponsored events are encouraged to contact the County Extension office at least a week in advance to determine how reasonable accommodations may be made.

For more information about the tour, contact Bell County at (254) 933-5305; Bosque County at (254) 435-2331; Coryell County at (254) 865-2414; Limestone County at (254) 729-5314 or McLennan County at (254) 757-5180.