A second East Texas hay production seminar will be held after the first sold out due to high demand, according to the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. An encore hay production seminar will be held from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. May 11 at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton.
High demand from the April 27 seminar came as Texas farmers and ranchers begin to recover from the 2011 drought. Both the previous and upcoming seminars address forage types and quality, weed control and bale size and storage.
“We’ll also have information on how bale size and density affect transportation and feeding costs and give a rough idea of what they should be paying for shipping,” said Dr. Vanessa Corriher, Texas AgriLife forage specialist and one of the program presenters.
Participants will earn two continuing education units from the Texas Department of Agriculture: one in General and one in Integrated Pest Management. Registration is $60 and is limited to the first 50 registrants.
To register, visit https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu and search “hay.” For more information, contact Michelle Sensing at (903) 834-6191 or email@example.com.