Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Wharton, and Waller Counties will host the 28th Annual Fort Bend County Vegetable Conference on Thursday, February 7, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., in Building “C” of the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, 4310 Hwy. 36 South in Rosenberg, Texas.
Attendees may receive up to five continuing education units (CEUs) for attending the full-day educational event. The conference presentations will include: “Soil Management to Combat Soil Borne Pathogens” by Steve Divers, “Multiple Approaches to IPM” by Dr. Michael Hare, “Pest and Disease Resistant Vegetable Varieties” by Dr. Joe Masabni, “Pesticide Laws and Regulations” by Dr. Don Renchie, “Product Marketing” by Francisco Abello, and “Safe Preparations for Spray Applications” by Joe Mask. Keynote Speaker will be Mike Dobrovolsky.
Please contact Brandy Rader at the Fort Bend County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Office at 281-342-3034 to request a registration form. Registration on or before Monday, January 28, 2013 is $20 per person and includes lunch. The charge for registration received at the door is $25 per person and cannot be guaranteed a lunch.