Friday, May 21, 2010

Nursery and Greenhouse Professional Field Day

The AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton is hosting its first field day dedicated to nursery and greenhouse crop producers on June 24.  The meeting flier is posted at on my website  

Dr. Pemberton will have his Horticulture Field Day in the morning. More information should be available at next week.

If you plan on attending the Nursery and Greenhouse Professional Field Day please RSVP to 903-834-6191 by June 22

Hope to See you on June 24th!

Nursery and Greenhouse Professional Field Day Schedule:
Pre-Field Day Seminars (2 TNLA CEUs)
1:00-1:30 2010 CA Spring Trials - Brent Pemberton
1:30-2:00 2010 CA Spring Trials - Jimmy Turner
2:00-2:20 Summary of Texas Field Trial Evaluations - Brent Pemberton
2:20-2:50 Use of Traps to Manage Feral Hogs - Billy Higginbotham

Nursery and Greenhouse Professional Field Day (2 TDA CEUs, 4 TNLA CEUs)
2:50-3:00 Registration (Auditorium)
3:00-4:00 Overview of Applied Horticulture, Entomology, and Pathology Research
4:00-4:15 Travel to North Farm (3 miles north of the Center)
4:15-4:45 East Texas Bedding Plant Trials
4:45-5:00 Travel back to Overton Center
5:00-6:00 Tour of Entomology, Pathology, and Horticulture Research Projects
6:00-7:00 Dinner (Kevin Ong will provide an entertaining and educational program)

The center is one mile north of Overton on FM 3053

Directions can be found at:

Field Day is made possible by the financial support of the following sponsors:
Dow AGroSciences
Pace 49
Kinney Bonded Warehouse
Senninger Irrigation
Natural Industries
Vital Earth Resources

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