Friday, January 17, 2014

Continuing Education Classes for Private Applicator License Holders

Our Ag agent is still working to get all of the credits worked out with TDA, but Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will be holding two days with a total of 15 hours of credit.  Yes, they will be long days, but they will be filled with exciting speakers!

Both classes will be held with limited registration at the:

Travis County AgriLife Extension Office
1600 B. Smith Rd.
Austin, TX 78721

February 5th - 8 hours - $70 - Beef & Brush Focus
(pre-registered & pre-paid by check or money)
Lunch & Snacks Included!!!
Registration at 8:15 AM, program starts at 8:45 AM
Program scheduled to end around 6:30 PM
1 Laws & Regs, 1 IPM, 1 Drift, 5 General
Topics will include:
Feral Hog & Predator Control
External Parasites in Beef Cattle
Brush Control 
Special guests: Dr. Bob Lyons, Dr. Rick Machen & Dr. Sonja Swiger, Jacob Hetzel & Stefan Hunt

February 13 - 7 hours - $65
(pre-registered & pre-paid by check or money order)
Dinner & Snacks Included!!!
Registration at 11:30 AM, program starts at Noon
Program scheduled to end around 8:30 PM - Class is great for those that can't get away in the mornings!
1 Laws & Regs, 2 IPM, 4 General
Topics will include:
Pests in our Pecan Orchards
Plant Selection
Best practices for Integrated Pest Management
Special Guests: Dr. Bill Ree, Wizzie Brown, Daphne Richards, & Beau Whisenant

If you register for both classes, the total will only be $120!  Just think how good it will be to get those hours done!

A detailed class schedule will be posted soon, but I wanted to get this out to you all ASAP!  Since it is limited registration, I encourage you to email Sue: or call 512-854-9610 to reserve your seat NOW!  Both classes are currently pending TDA approval on hours.

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