Ag, home economics seminar on Thursday
Published: Saturday, January 26th, 2008
Some of the state’s top veterinarians and agricultural experts will be presenters at the upcoming 40th Annual Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar on Thursday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Programs will begin at 9 a.m. with a variety of topics, inlcuding: John Wenzel, Extension Veterinarian, will speak on animal health topics including TB, brucellosis, bovine trichonmoniasis and other diseases affecting New Mexico producers. Robert Flynn, extension agronomist, will discuss basic soil classifications for Quay County plus how to take and read a soil analysis. Ron Jones, NMDA Wildlife Management, will share information about feral hog habitat and biology in North Eastern New Mexico. Manny Encinias and a panel of experts will discuss methods for “Marketing calves under today’s conditions.” Tthe National Animal I.D. will be addressed by Daryl Farmer D.V.M. Tiffany Aragon, pesticide inspector with NMDA, will cover “Pesticide laws and regs – “ How to obtain and maintain a pesticide license.” “Don’t Get Burned,” presented by the Atttorney Generals Office will explain how to avoid a scam. Dr. Bruce Jacobs, Extension Health Specialist will be leading a discussion on allergies and tips to improve or prevent various allergies. State Veterinarian David Fly will be the lunch presenter. The workshop is free and lunch will be provided by area businesses. For more information, call 461-0562. The program is hosted by the Quay County Extension Service.
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