The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Culberson County will conduct the Culberson County Ag Expo beginning at 9 a.m. on March 21.
“Weâ€™ll start the dayâ€™s activities at the Van Horn Convention Center located at 1801 West Broadway,â€ said Lainie Koch, AgriLife Extension agent in Culberson County. “Once we wrap up in town, weâ€™ll travel to the Jobe Ranch east of Van Horn for the remainder of the program.â€
Individual registration is $10 with an RSVP required by March 19 for an accurate lunch count. RSVP to the AgriLife Extension office in Culberson County by calling 432-283-8440.
The morning speakers and their topics will include Tiffany Dowell, AgriLife Extension agricultural law specialist at College Station, who will present Agriculture Law–What Landowners Need to Know; and Dr. Alyson McDonald, AgriLife Extension range specialist at Fort Stockton, who will speak on Soils and Hydrogeology near Kent.
Activities at the Jobe Ranch will include a tour hosted by Brooks Jobe, followed by a sponsored meal.
“After lunch, Dr. Bruce Carpenter, AgriLife Extension livestock specialist at Fort Stockton, will complete our program with a live low-stress cattle handling demonstration at the Jobe Ranch headquarters,â€ Koch said.
Two Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be offered.
For more information, contact Koch at 432-283-8440, [email protected] .