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South Central Texas Range and Pasture Management Series
October 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mark your calendars for an incredible series designed specifically for landowners in the South Central Texas region with questions about pasture and rangeland management. The 2018 South Central Texas Range and Pasture Management Series kicks off on Thursday, October 4, 2018 in Brazos County and landowner from all across the area are invited to attend this unique series focusing on pasture and rangeland evaluation, rehabilitation, renovation, and restoration.
The series is slated to meet the 1st and 3rd Thursday of October and November at different locations throughout Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, and Washington Counties. Each session has been specifically designed to answer common questions related to evaluating soil health, pasture/rangeland conditions, management options, grasses and grass systems for the area, weed and brush identification and management, and setting up a forage management calendar for landowners. Fall is the perfect time to begin thinking about and making preparations to improve pasture and rangeland quality to meet the designated need landowners have for the property.
For anyone who owns a piece of Texas this is a program for you! We will not leave any leaf-blade unturned and will have educational presentation from experts as well as hands on learning during each program in the series.
October 4 – Evaluating Pasture Status and Understanding Options – Brazos County
October 18 – Grasses for South Central Texas (Hybrids and Natives) – Grimes County
November 1 – Weed and Brush Identification and Management – Burleson County
November 15 – Forage Management Calendar – Washington County
Each session will begin with registration and dinner at 5:30pm. The program will begin promptly at 6:00pm and will conclude around 8:00pm. Participants are asked to register for the events at least three days prior to the program in order for appropriate dinner arrangements to be made.
Registration is $20 per person for each session, $60 per person for the entire series, or $100 for a couple to attend the entire series. The registration fee will include dinner, refreshments, proceedings, and more. Series details and registration forms can be found at your local County Extension Office in Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, or Washington Counties. For those who would like to register and submit payment online please visit https://washington.agrilife.org/sctpms/
For additional information please contact your local County Extension Office:
Brazos (979) 823-0129, Burleson (979) 567-2308, Grimes (936) 873-3907, Washington (979) 277-6212