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Fall Hill Country Expo Will Cover Some HOT Topics
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 • Posted September 16, 2009

The Mason NRCS Office, AgriLIFE Extension and the Hill Country RC&D Area will be hosting a very informative seminar on October 1, 2009. The Expo will be held at the St. Paul Lutheran Church with registration beginning at 8:30. The program will kick off with an update on animal health issues, such as Trichinosis in beef cattle, by Dr. Dave Rosberg. Following that will be “Carbon Credits-What are they and what do they mean to landowners”, Joe Franklin, NRCS Rangeland Specialist; Prescribed Burning topics on the local level, Chris Hotard, Effects of Prescribed Burning on Prickly Pear and other woody plants, Dr. Mort Kothmann, and Wildfire Prevention by Dr. Butch Taylor. Randy Maenius, FSA CED, will talk about FSA updates and then lunch will be served.

After lunch, Dr. Judon Fambrough, Sr. Lecturer and attorney for the TAMU Real Estate Center will be presenting some very important information on Imminent Domain, Power Line Easements, and Landowner Liability.

We welcome and encourage all to attend. The registration fee is $10/person and this will cover lunch. You must RSVP by September 25, 2009 to 325-347-5005 or 347-5749 ext. 3. Three CEUs will also be available to attendees.

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