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Jackson Co. Ag Tour

June 12, 4 p.m.
Hafernick Center, 891 Brackenridge Pkwy, Edna, Texas

The Jackson County Extension Field Crops Committee is conducting an Ag Tour of a corn and cotton crop demonstrations in the Edna and Ganado areas. Three hours of CEU’s for your Pesticide applicators license will be available for $10. One in IPM, two in General. The Jackson County Ag Tour will be on Monday, June 12, 2017. It will start at the Hafernick Center at 4:00 p.m. Certified Crop Advisor hours will also be available.

Tour stops include a corn hybrid variety demonstration with cooperator Espinosa Farms, a Regional Agronomic Cotton Evaluation with cooperator Chris Hajovsky. A green flatsedge control demonstration on Skalicky Farms may also be on the tour route.

Tour speakers include: Dr. Ronnie Schnell, Extension Agronomist from College Station; Dr. Gaylon Morgan, Associate Professor and Cotton Specialist from College Station; Dr. Robert Bowling, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Entomologist, Corpus Christi; and Dr. Josh McGinty, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agronomist, Corpus Christi.

A meal will be catered by Mustang Creek BBQ in the Hafernick Center after the tour. Speakers at the Hafernick Center will include: Dwayne Vincent, FSA program director; Jeff Nunley, South Texas Cotton & Grain and Dr. Mark Welch, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Economist—Grain Marketing, College Station. For more information, call Jackson County AgriLife Extension Office @ 361-782-3312.

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