2011 Ellis County Crops Tour
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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