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February 2019

LCJLS Foods and Creative Arts Contest 2019

February 28 - March 2
Lee County Jr. Livestock Show, US-290, Giddings, TX 78942
Giddings, TX 78942 United States
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Rules Competition is open to all interested youth. Premium money awarded for Grand Champion, Reserve Champion, Blue Ribbons and Red Ribbons Youth classes are divided into the following age groups: Beginners; 0 to 2 years old Advanced Beginners; 3 - 4 years old Sub-Junior; 5 - 8 years old (but not yet in 3rd grade) Junior; 3rd grade - 5th grade Intermediate; 6th grade - 8th grade Senior; 9th grade - 12 grade   Entries accepted at LCJLS Exhibit Hall…

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March 2019

Natural Resource Webinars – 1 General CEU hour

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lee County Extension Office, 310 South Grimes
Giddings, 78942 United States
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Preparing for Brush Herbicide Treatments Dr. Bob Lyons, Extension Range Specialist 1 General CEU Equipment, timing, and application method can drastically vary the effectiveness of brush herbicide treatments. This webinar will cover the basics of how and what to look for before heading to the field to treat brush this season.

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April 2019

Natural Resource Webinars — 1 Drift CEU hour

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lee County Extension Office, 310 South Grimes
Giddings, 78942 United States
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Spray Equipment Setup: Reduce Drift and Save Money Dr. Josh McGinty, Assistant Professor & Extension Agronomist, Soil and Crops, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension   This webinar will cover the details of setting up a sprayer so that spray applications can be made as accurate and efficient as possible. Additionally, spray nozzle types will be discussed to better understand the differences among nozzles with regard to spray coverage and drift.

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May 2019

Natural Resource Webinars – 1 IPM CEU hour

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lee County Extension Office, 310 South Grimes
Giddings, 78942 United States
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Ranching Apps for Tablets and Smartphones Bryan Davis, Wilson County Extension Agent As the popularity of smartphones and tablets rise, so do the number of applications available to use with them – but which are really helpful for ranching purposes? This webinar will cover a variety of apps, where to find them, the basics of how they work, and how you might be able to apply them to your current ranching activities.

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June 2019

Natural Resource Webinars — 1 IPM CEU hour

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lee County Extension Office, 310 South Grimes
Giddings, 78942 United States
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James Jackson, Extension Program Specialist, Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas AgriLife Extension Service The management of invasive weeds and brush in improved pastures is critical to maintain production for either hay or cattle grazing. To receive the maximum benefit of weed and brush management, it is necessary to consider many factors such as timing of application, application methods, products used, and target weed and brush species.

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July 2019

Natural Resource Webinars – 1 Laws & Regs CEU hour

July 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lee County Extension Office, 310 South Grimes
Giddings, 78942 United States
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Texas Pesticide Laws and Regs Dr. Mark Matocha, Extension Specialist This webinar will cover state and federal laws that impact private, commercial, and noncommercial licensed applicators.

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August 2019

Natural Resource Webinars — 1 General CEU hour

August 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lee County Extension Office, 310 South Grimes
Giddings, 78942 United States
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Read to Control Some Brush? — Leaf Spraying Options Dr. Megan Clayton, Associate Professor & Extension Range Specialist, Ecosystem Science and Management Unit, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension For mesquite and many associated brush species, early summer is the best time to treat with herbicides. Learn how to determine the best timing, how to spray, and what to spray for effective foliar applications.

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September 2019

Natural Resource Webinars – 1 IPM CEU hour

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lee County Extension Office, 310 South Grimes
Giddings, 78942 United States
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Selection and Management of Introduced and Native Grasses  Dr. Jamie Foster, AgriLife Research Selection of the most adapted grass for your climate and soil is the first step to successfully establish a pasture. Proper management during planting, establishment, and beyond are crucial for pasture persistence and productivity. This webinar reviews options for introduced and native species and their management for pasture renovation and maintenance, including the use of herbicides.

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October 2019

Natural Resource Webinars — 1 General CEU hour

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lee County Extension Office, 310 South Grimes
Giddings, 78942 United States
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Mesquite and Mixed Brush Herbicide Treatments Dr. Bob Lyons, Associate Department Head, and Extension Range Specialist, Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas AgriLife Extension This webinar will deal with the various methods for managing mesquite including aerial and ground broadcast spraying, individual plant stem and leaf treatment techniques, mechanical options, and prescribed burning.

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November 2019

Natural Resource Webinars – 1 L&R CEU hour

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lee County Extension Office, 310 South Grimes
Giddings, 78942 United States
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Pesticide Laws and Regulations Greg Baker, Texas Department of Agriculture An overview of Texas laws and regulations pertaining to licensed pesticide applicators. CEU requirements, recordkeeping issues, EPA’s revised Worker Protection Standard rules, and the revised Certification and Training rules will be addressed. Lastly, some quick tips for staying in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations will be given.

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