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Stiles Farm Field Day

June 11 @ 4:15 pm - 8:15 pm

***UPDATE: DUE TO WEATHER, STILES FARM FIELD DAY IS BEING MOVED TO THE KC HALL IN TAYLOR AT 2201 E 4TH STREET, TAYLOR, TX 76574. MEET THERE AT 5:00 P.M.!***

The producer-focused farm tour will begin loading at 5:15 p.m. onto air-conditioned buses provided by the Thrall Independent School District and will stop at four locations. Topics include:

  • Fat up or fat down? What every Texan needs to know about BBQ — Jeffrey W. Savell, Ph.D., vice chancellor and dean for Agriculture and Life Sciences, Bryan-College Station.
  • Where the rubber meets the road: Soil and planter equipment interactions and profitable fertilizer decision making — Tony Provin, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension specialist, and AgriLife Extension Soil and Water Testing Laboratory director and professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Bryan-College Station.
  • John Deere See and Spray technology demonstration — Kyle Lanier, test supervisor, John Deere, Austin.
  • Lessons learned from current growing season: Insect and weed control management in grain — Ronnie Schnell, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension agronomist and professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Bryan-College Station.

Following the tour, Mark Welch, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension economist and professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, will provide a grain market update during the catered dinner.

The Williamson County Farm Bureau Agriculturist and Agricultural Business Professional of the Year awards, as well as the recipients of the Stiles Farm Scholarships, will be announced during the dinner program.

Details about all portions of the program are available HERE.

No pre-registration is required. In-person registration begins at 4:15 p.m. For more information, contact Collett at 512-898-2214 or at rmcollet@ag.tamu.edu.

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Details

Date:
June 11
Time:
4:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Website:
https://stilesfarm.tamu.edu/stiles-farm-field-day/

Organizer

Stiles Farm Foundation
Phone
512-898-2214
Email
rmcollet@ag.tamu.edu
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Venue

Stiles Farm Foundation
5700 FM 1063
Thrall, TX 76578 United States
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