The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present three landowner programs in October and November in Kerr, Atascosa and Medina counties, respectively.
The cost for each program is $15 per person or $30 for the series. For couples, the cost is $25 for each program and $50 for the series.
A Wildlife and Range Management program will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Kerr Wildlife Management Area, 2625 Farm-to-Market Road 1340 in Hunt. Lunch is included. The program will include a discussion of white-tailed deer management and factors such as population dynamics and harvest recommendations. The program offers three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units – two integrated pest management and one general. The RSVP deadline is Oct. 3.
The second program, Forage and Pasture Management, will be from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 31 at Chris Jenschke Entreprises, 3795 W. Farm to-Market Road 476 in Poteet. Speakers will address forage, weed and insect management including insect pest identification and the best methods of control. Three TDA continuing education units – one integrated pest management and two general – will be offered. The RSVP deadline is Oct. 24.
The third program, Weed/Brush Management, Plant ID, Sprayer Calibration, will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 14 at Brady’s Bloomin’ Barn, 2050 County Road 271, Rio Medina. Lunch is included. This program will include a Brush Busters discussion to assist new landowners in reclaiming land for grass and livestock production without sacrificing wildlife cover and browsing. Three TDA continuing education units – two integrated pest management and one laws and regulations – will be offered. The RSVP deadline is Nov. 7.
To RSVP for any of the programs, contact Denise Perez at the AgriLife Extension office in Bexar County at 210-631-0400 by the deadline.
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