Source: AgriLife Today
An educational event for beginning farmers and gardeners is set for September 22-23 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3053 N. in Overton. The Beginning Farmer and Gardener Conference will feature several Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists and other experts in various fields from agronomy and pollinators to pest management and water.
Day 1 Presentations Include:
- Farm Loans
- Business Planning
- Crop Discussion
Day 2 Presentations Include:
- Organic Production – Diseases
- Organic Production – Insects
- Organic Production – Weeds
- Conventional Productions – Weeds
- Conventional Production – Diseases
- Conventional Production – Insects
- Pollinator Management
- Community Gardens
Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the program begins at 8:30 a.m. on September 22 and ends at 4:15 p.m. Programs will be from 9 a.m. -3 p.m. on September 23.The fee is $40 for a single day and $60 for both days. The registration deadline is September 20. Late registration will be an additional $5. Checks should be made out to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and mailed to Dr. Joe Masabni at P.O. Box 38, Overton, Texas, 75684.
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