Registration will begin at 3 p.m. and cost will be $15. It will include a barbecue meal and 1.5 continuing education units for holders of Texas Department of Agriculture private pesticide applicator’s licenses, according to a news release from the Henderson County Beef Cattle Committee.
To register, contact the AgriLife Extension office for Henderson County at 903-675-6130.
A map to the fair complex can be found at www.hender soncountyfairpark.com/.
The program will begin at 3:30 p.m. and wrap up by about 8 p.m., he said.
Other speakers and topics will include: “Cow-Calf Producers: An Integral Part of The Beef Production Chain,” by Surcy Peoples, customer service director at Cactus Feeders, Amarillo; “The Growing Importance of Water and Water Issues in East Texas,” by Blake Alldredge, AgriLife Extension wildlife and fisheries associate, College Station; “Cattle Working and Herd Health — What to Do and When,” by Dr. Jason Banta, AgriLife Extension beef cattle specialist, Overton; and “Options and Opportunities for Landowners,” by Julie Moore, the U.S. Department of Agriculture — Natural Resource Conservation Service, Athens.
In addition to the inside presentations, there will be livestock working demonstrations, cattle exhibits and a product-exhibit area, Hirsch said.
Local sponsors of the clinic include Holiday Inn Express, the Heritage Land Bank, First State Bank, AgriLand Farm Credit and AgriLife Extension.