Annual McLennan County Small Grain Tour

In McGregor

Friday, April 24th, McGregor Texas       <>       3 General CEU’S      <>       $10 registration fee at the door

Breakfast provided by Capital Farm Credit      <>       Lunch sponsored by Niemeier Feed and Grain, McGregor (and other Ag Businesses)


 SCHEDULE

7:30-8:00 am   Registration @ Canola Demonstration Plots off Plainview Road

8:00-8:45         Tour Canola and Small Grain Result Demonstrations – Dr. Clark Neely, Extension Small Grain and Oilseed Specialist

8:45-9               Move to Niemeier’s barn

9-9:40               Marketing of Grain – Mark Welch, Extension Grain Economist

9:45-10:25       Proper Small Grain Seeding Rate & New Herbicide/Fungicide for Small Grains – Dr. Clark Neely

10:25-10:35     Break-Update from McLennan County Farm Service Agency – Mike Maedgen

10:35-11:15      Integrated Pest Management (discuss latest on sugarcane aphids and hessian fly research in McLennan County) –

Dr. Allen Knutson,  Extension  Entomology Specialist

11:20-noon      Small Grain Fertility Management – Dr. Tony Provin, Extension Soil Chemist

Noon Meal


 

Drive 3.2 miles West from 317/84 intersection in McGregor (at light)

Turn Right (North) onto Farmview Parkway (FM938) and Drive 1.6 miles North on Farmview Parkway (FM938)

Turn Right (East) onto Plainview Road

Plots are a quarter of a mile on the right

Hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Offices in McLennan, Limestone, Hamilton, Falls, Coryell, Bosque and Bell Counties.

Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating

 

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