This year’s Llano County Beef & Range Field Day is set for Tuesday, May 31, 2011. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Llano County Community Center on Ranch Road 152, about 1.7 miles west of Llano. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. Coffee and donuts will be served at this time.
Each session will be approximately 45 minute rotations. Topics and speakers for the sessions will be:
% Affects of Control Burns and Grazing Units - by Dr. Bob Lyons, Range Specialist, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Uvalde, Texas
% Hayfield Management - by David Schulze, Owner Schulze Farm Services, Llano, Texas
% Herbicide Application and Use - by Dr. Allan McGinty, Retired Range Specialist, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, San Angelo, Texas
% Predator Control - by Tom Glasscock, Wildlife & Predator Management, Llano, Texas
% Insecticide & Internal Parasite Control - by Dr. Rick Machen, Livestock Specialist, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Uvalde, Texas
% Estate Planning - by Dr. Jason Johnson, Economist, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Stephenville, Texas
A bar-be-cue lunch will be provided free of charge. Lunch this year will be sponsored by Arrowhead Bank, Llano National Bank, and First State Bank of Central Texas.
Texas Department of Agriculture will be offering 5 continuing education units for people who have a private, commercial, or non-commercial pesticide applicators license (3 general, 1 IPM, 1 laws/regulations).
Make plans to attend this year’s field day. Please RSVP to the Extension office at 325-247-5159 by May 27 so that we will have an accurate count for lunch. This field day is a joint effort between the Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Llano County, Natural Resource Conservation Service, and Llano County Soil & Water Conservation District.
Educational programs of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin. If you need any special accommodations, please contact Jamie Osbourn at 325-247-5159 as soon as possible so we can consider your request