Specialists to talk about deer, wild pigs Aug. 29 in Marshall

by Adam Russell, Texas A&M AgriLife

An informational meeting about white-tailed deer and wild pigs is set for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 29 in Marshall.

The event, sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Harrison and Panola counties, will be at the Marshall Civic Center, 2501 East End Blvd. S. and is free and open to the public. Dinner is included.

Dr. James Kroll, emeritus director of the Institute for White-tailed Deer Management and Research at Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, will discuss nutritional management for healthy deer herds.

Dr. Billy Higginbotham, AgriLife Extension wildlife and fisheries specialist, Overton, will discuss wild pig management and control.

One Texas Department of Agriculture laws and regulations continuing education unit will be available.

Organizers ask that attendees RSVP at 903-935-8413 by Aug. 25 for an accurate meal count.

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