The Cross Timbers Land Management Symposium on Sept. 13 will offer landowners an array of informational opportunities related to land stewardship.

The program is free and will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Center

 Topics will include:

-       Chemical Ashe Juniper Control, James Jackson, Range Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

-       Biological Ashe Juniper Control, Cody Scott, Animal Science Professor, Angelo State University

-       Wildlife in Cross Timbers Area, Michael Hummert, Erath County Game Warden, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

-       Brush Management & Wildlife Economics, Jason Johnson, Economist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Lunch is provided.

Two Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units – One integrated Pest Management, One General – will be offered at the event.

Pre-registration is encouraged for meal count.

For more information or to register, contact the following AgriLife Extension offices -- Erath County, 254-965-1460, Hood County at 817-579-3280, Somervell County at 254-897-2809; Hamilton County at 254-386-3919; Comanche County Extension Office at 325-356-2539; Eastland County at 254-629-1093; Palo Pinto County at 940-659-1228.

TRI-COUNTY CATTLE GATHERING Texas Agrilife Extension Erath, Comanche, and Hamilton counties will offer a free beef cattle program on Oct. 8 at the Dublin sale barn. Registration will begin at 11:30 with the meal at noon.

Lunch will be sponsored by area businesses.

RSVP by Oct. 1 at 254-965-1460.

Lonnie Jenschke is an Erath County extension agent.