by Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife
A Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education course for integrated pest management professionals offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be held in Nacogdoches on Nov. 9.
Registration begins inside the Nacogdoches Expo Center, 3805 NW Stallings Drive, at 8 a.m. The course begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 3:40 p.m.
The cost of the program is $30 for preregistered attendees and $35 on the day of the event. RSVP with payment by Nov. 4 to preregister. Mail preregistration forms to the AgriLife Extension office of Nacogdoches County 203 W. Main St., Nacogdoches, Texas 75961.
Preregistration forms are available by contacting the AgriLife Extension office in Nacogdoches County at 936-560-7711.
Five continuing education units will be available including one integrated pest management, one drift minimization, one laws and regulations, and two general.
A barbecue lunch will be provided.
Speakers and topics to be discussed include:
- John Roach, Dow AgroSciences representative, Centerville, Weed ID and Herbicide Recommendations.
- Dr. Barron Rector, AgriLife Extension range specialist, College Station, Herbicide Application, Equipment and Calibrations.
- Dr. Mark Matocha, AgriLife Extension specialist, College Station, Minimizing Drift or Practices to Control Drift, and Pesticide Laws and Regulations Update.
- Dr. Jason Cleere, AgriLife Extension beef cattle specialist, College Station, Beef Cattle Internal and External Parasite Control.