Blackland Crops Clinic set Oct. 29 at Taylor city library

TAYLOR—A Blackland Crops Clinic will be held Friday, Oct. 29 at the Taylor Public Library meeting room. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the program at 9:30, continuing until 2 p.m.

Registration ($5) includes a catered meal. Pre-registration is recommended by calling 512-943- 3300 by Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Three CEU’s (general) are offered for this event, according to Alisa Richey of the Williamson County Extension Service.

Dr. Gaylon Morgan, cotton specialist, will speak on cotton variety trial results, stalk destruction, new varieties and technology.

Dr. Jim Cathey, wildlife specialist, will discuss management practices for controlling feral hogs.

Dr. Tom Isakeit, plant pathology specialist, will speak on aflatoxin in corn, a current problem, and on controlling cotton root rot.

Dr. Paul Baumann will speak on weed control, herbicide resistance management and herbicide tolerant sorghum varieties.

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