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2011 Ellis County Crops Tour

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This year’s Crop Tour will be on Friday, July 1, 2011.  We will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Avalon Gin and conclude with a Noon meal and program at the Waxahachie Creek Park Pavilion.  Up to five (5) CEU’s will be offered and a tentative schedule will include the following stops:  There is a $15 fee payable at registration.

7:30 a.m.          Coffee & Donuts       Avalon Gin

8:00 a.m.          Stop #1                  Corn Variety Trial – Ricky Johnston Farm

8:30 a.m.          Stop #2                 Nitrogen Fertility Trial Corn – Dr. Dennis Coker

9:00 a.m.          Stop #3                 Aflaguard Timing Trial- Dr. Thomas Isakeit

10:00 a.m.        Stop #4                 IPT Mesquite/Brush Control-Will Hatler

10:30 a.m.        Stop #5                 Grain Sorghum Hybrid Performance Trail Wes Sullivan Farm

11:00 a.m.        Stop #6                  Transgenic Cotton Variety Trial – Steven Beakley Farm

11:30 a.m.        Stop #7                  TAMU State Sunflower Variety Trial – Beakley Farm

                                                  TAMU State Corn Variety Trail- Beakley Farm

12:00 p.m.        Lunch                    Waxahachie Creek Park – Helena Chemical

1:00 p.m.                                     Speakers/Panel Discussion

2:00 p.m.          Wrap Up                Evaluations, CEU’s – Mark Arnold

*We will seek to accommodate all persons with disabilities for this meeting.  We request that you contact the Extension Office prior to the meeting. 

For further information, contact Mark Arnold, County Extension Agent-Agriculture/Natural Resources, 701 South I-35 E, Suite3, Waxahachie, or call 972/825-5175 or email: wmarnold@ag.tamu.edu

Extension programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability or national origin.  TheTexasA & MUniversitySystem,U.S. Department of Agriculture, and theCountyCommissioners Courts ofTexas Cooperating.

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