The Horticulture Committee of Austin County will be sponsoring a Small Farms and Vegetable Conference on Friday, February 23, 2018, at Cat Spring Ag Society Hall. Registration will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. with the program to follow. This year’s program will focus on vegetables, aquaponics, and insect control for South Central Texas, and strategies related to raising, marketing and the economics of production. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and last until about 3:00 p.m. Lunch will be served and there will also be several snack breaks built-in to help get the blood flowing again.
There will be a Guarantee of 3 CEU’s with a possible 5 CEU’s offered pending TDA approval. Cost for the event is $30.00 per person, which goes to cover speaker materials, meal cost and the handouts. To pre-register for the event, contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Office of Austin County at (979) 865-2072, or visit our web page, Austin.agrilife.org and click on “Event Registrations”.