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Two Day Pesticide Training

February 9 @ 7:45 am - February 10 @ 3:00 pm

$40

This two-day pesticide training offers five Texas Department of Agriculture CEUs, three integrated pest management, one general and one laws & regulations. The second day will offer CEUs as well but have not been confirmed yet. The event will be held online and in-person, and those attending in-person must provide a COVID-19 screening form. Prices will vary on whether participants attend the event online or in-person and if they attend one or two days.

Program topics and speakers will include:

Day One

  • Managing Livestock Depredation, Maureen Frank, Ph. D., AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist, Uvalde
  • Re-establishing Native Flora, Megan Clayton, Ph. D., AgriLife Extension range specialist, Corpus Christi
  • Spring Pasture Establishment & Management Practices to Reduce Weed Competition, Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Ph. D., AgriLife Extension forage specialist, Overton
  • Minimizing Environmental and Animal Risk to Pesticide Contamination Best Management Practices for Grazing Livestock, Joe Paschal, Ph. D., AgriLife Extension livestock specialist, Corpus Christi
  • Environmental Protection Agency’s  & TDA’s Pesticide Label Review Process, Perry Cervantes, Texas Department of Agriculture coordinator for pesticide certification and compliance, Austin

Day Two

  • 2022 Cotton Variety Selection & Management Update, Ben McKnight, Ph. D., AgriLife Extension statewide cotton specialist, Bryan-College Station
  • IPM and Pest Avoidance in Sorghum, Corn and Cotton, David Kerns, Ph. D., AgriLife Extension entomologist and statewide integrated pest management coordinator, Bryan-College Station
  • Disease Management Update for Cotton, Corn, and Grain Sorghum, Tom Isakeit, Ph. D., AgriLife Extension plant pathologist, Bryan-College Station
  • Updates: New Chemistries and Herbicide Tolerance Traits in Cotton and Grain Sorghum, Josh McGinty, Ph. D., AgriLife Extension agronomist, Corpus Christi
  • Modes of Action & Environmental Fate of Commonly Used Herbicides, Mark Matocha, Ph. D., AgriLife Extension agricultural and environmental safety specialist, Bryan-College Station
  • Things we Need to Know About Pesticides and Their Disposal, Troxclair

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Details

Start:
February 9 @ 7:45 am
End:
February 10 @ 3:00 pm
Cost:
$40
https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/productListingDetails/3626

Organizer

Uvalde County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Phone:
830.278.6661

Venue

Texas A&M AgriLife Center at Uvalde
1619 Garner Field Rd.
Uvalde, TX 78801 United States
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Phone:
830.278.9151
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