Virtual East Texas Pasture Management Program Set April 5

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Continuing education units available to participants

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a virtual East Texas Pasture Management Program on April 5.

The April 5 virtual East Texas Pasture Management Program will focus on topics related to beef and forage production. (Michael Miller/Texas A&M AgriLife)

The online program will run from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. via the Zoom meeting platform. Registration cost is $35. Attendees must pre-register at https://tx.ag/VirtualETPastureMgt before 11 a.m. on April 4. 

There will be five Texas Department of Agriculturecontinuing education units available, including one laws and regulations, one integrated pest management and three general units.

Practice sessions will be available the week before the program to allow time for people to become familiar with connecting to the platform.

Pasture Management Program Topics

A morning and afternoon session topics will focus on beef and forage production and will include:

  • Pest control in the pasture — Jonathan Cammack, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma.
  • Pesticide modes of action — Mark Matocha, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension agricultural and environmental unit pesticide safety education specialist, AgriLife Extension Agricultural and Environmental Safety Unit, Bryan-College Station.
  • Beef cattle external parasite control — Jason Banta, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension beef cattle specialist and professor in the Department of Animal Science, Overton.
  • Drift management and drone use in agriculture — Scott Nolte, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension state weed specialist and associate professor in the  Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Bryan-College Station.
  • Weed control in pastures and hay meadows — Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension forage specialist and professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Overton.

For more information, contact Michelle Sensing at 903-847-6011 or michelle.sensing@ag.tamu.edu.

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