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Producers and growers in Tarrant County will have the opportunity to earn five continuing education units at the Tarrant County Ground Management Conference on Wednesday, November 18 in the Dorothea Leonhardt Lecture Hall at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden says the new Tarrant County Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent Fred M. Hall. Registration can be made on -line at https:// agriliferegister.tamu.edu or by calling 979.845.2604. The registration fee is $30.

The all-day event begins at 8:15 a.m. with registration and the program starts at 8:30 a.m. The first presenter will be Texas A&M Extension Turfgrass Specialist Matt Elmore who will address herbicide basics for maximum efficiency. At 9:30 a.m. SePro Representative Clint Formby will cover pond management and there will be a short break at 10:30 a.m.

At 10:45 a.m. Texas A&M AgriLife Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent Fred M. Hall will present on drift management. Lunch will be on your own from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

At 1 p.m. Laura Mill, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Horticulture Agent will discuss intergrated pest management for Rose Rosette Disease and then review what’s new in pesticide regulations for applicators.

Miller notes attending  the conference will earn two general, one IPM, one laws and regulation plus one drift management continuing education units for Texas Department of Agriculture pesticide applicator licenses holders. She say’s “the conference CEUs are timely and useful for agricultural producers and horticultural growers alike.”

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is located at 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd in Fort Worth. Special accommodation requests should be received by November 11. For more information contact your local Extension office, in Tarrant County that number is 817.884.1945.

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