Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Comanche, Erath and Hamilton County will host a Rangeland Field Day on Tuesday, Sept. 24 2 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at an Extension research demonstration site located near Priddy. The demonstration site includes different herbicides applied to rangeland for weed control, reseeded vegetation plots and individual plant treatment of prickly pear. Three hours of CEUs (continuing education units) will be offered to those in attendance with a Texas Department of Agriculture Private Applicator License.
To get to the site, take Hwy. 16 toward Priddy, just before you get to Priddy take FM 218, go 3.6 miles and then go straight onto Co Rd 638, 638 will turn into Comanche County road 254, after traveling 1.5 miles from 218 you will see the field day location on the left.
The program will conclude with a sponsored lunch at 12:30. In order to have an accurate meal count and ensure that we have enough handouts please contact one of the following County Extension Offices to RSVP. Call Comanche at 325-356-2539, Erath at 254-965-1460 or Hamilton at 254-386-3919. All program costs and meals are made possible through local sponsorships.
Whit Weems is an Erath County extension agent. His column appears weekly and online at yourstephenvilletx.com.