Ag Symposium April 17 in San Antonio will provide cost-saving tips

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County will present the 2018 Ag Symposium “Putting $ Back in Your Pocket” from 8 a.m.-noon April 17 in San Antonio.

The symposium will be in the AgriLife Extension offices in the Conroy Square business center at 3355 Cherry Ridge Drive.

 “This program will be conducted via distance technology and is worth two hours of Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education credits – one in integrated pest management and one general,” said Sam Womble, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent, Bexar County.

Topics will include baitfish as a secondary crop for aquaculture producers, alternative ranching operations, protecting your investment in cotton and grain, internal and external parasites in livestock, tips for stretching your dollars in forage production, goats, and tillage options for cotton and grain sorghum.

“The program will include additional cost-saving tips for producers,” Womble said.

The cost is $15 per person with literature and refreshments included. Make checks payable to Bexar Ag & Natural Resources Committee. RSVP by April 16 to Denise Perez at 210-631-0400.