Farm Bureau Livestock Seminar – June 27
When – Thursday, June 27th 2019
Programs & meal start at 5:30pm
(Free of Charge – Meal is sponsored by the Farm Bureau)
Where—Gillespie County Farm Bureau Building
237 Equestrian Dr, Fredericksburg
1 CEU Gen 1 CEU IPM
Farm Bureau—(830) 997-4396
Or AgriLife Office—(830) 997-3452
¨ Wayne Geistweidt from Gillespie Livestock will give market updates on sheep and goats and will be showing videos of some different classes.
¨ Warren Day with NRSC and Brad Roeder with AgriLife will give a presentation on common problems in range pastures, field crops, and yards. Different strategies and expectations will be given on each problem; from stickers to fungus to army worms.
(Program conducted in cooperation with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension – Gillespie County)
WMA Sign Up – July 13
The Gillespie County AgriLife Extension Service will host this year’s joint, sign-up meeting for the Cave Creek, Cherry Spring, Doss and Harper Wildlife Management Area Association’s on beginning at 4 p.m. at the Gillespie County Farm Bureau Center (237 Equestrian Drive).
This event is for members to pay dues and for new members to sign up for Gillespie WMAA’s upcoming hunting season.
Each association will have the opportunity to meet with their members following the main program. Dinner will be by donation for members of the WMA’s and is available to non-members with a charge.
Planning is still in the works, so please keep an eye for more information. Mailings with license applications, flyer for the summer meeting and other information will be sent out in late May early June.
General Agriculture Topics
- Conversion Tables for Common Weights and Measures used in Agriculture
- Seven Things Every Producer Should Know
- Prowl H2O Chemical Label
- Video on Trapping Feral Hogs
- Managing NR – Stocking Rates, Carrying Capacities & Animal Units
The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Bookstore
This is an online bookstore with a wide range of information available to the public from the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension program. Some publications are viewable as a pdf, and others are available for purchase. Once you pull up the website click on “Browse the Shelves” and search for the topic that you are interested in researching. Please feel free to contact a local extension agent for additional information.