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Menard Pesticide CEU Workshop October 3. 2012
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 • Posted September 19, 2012

Menard County SWCD and Agri-Life Extension Service CEU Pesticide Workshop will be on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, in the Gene & Nance Whitehead Building(4-H Barn) on Hwy 190 West in Menard, Texas.

The program is comprised of: Dr. Butch Taylor will speak on controlled burns during drought recovery; Eric Thorson a Dow Chemical Representative presenting present & upcoming chemicals for brush and pear management; Cory Pence a TDA Pesticide Inspector explain laws and regulations concerning pesticide use; Gerald Hobson a Dupont Range and Pasture Specialist will speak on current and new chemical products and their positions in Texas range and pasture areas; Hector Guerrero, San Angelo meteorologist, presenting information on appropriate weather conditions for spraying pesticides; and Dr. Bob Lyons a Professor and Extension Specialist speaking on drought range and pasture recovery.

Five CEUs will be given. Three general, one laws and regs., and 1 IPM.

Registration begins at 8:00 AM. and the program begins at 8:25 AM.

The registration fee of $25.00 per person or $35.00 per couple includes a catered lunch by Side Oats Café and Bakery of Menard. Please RSVP by Monday, 10/1/12 by calling the NRCS office 325-396-4708 or the Agri-Life Extension office 325-396-4787.

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