The soil testing campaign will run from Aug. 15 to Sept. 12 with forms and soil bags available at the Extension office and from Beef & Forage Committee members. Return samples to the Extension office to be processed. Sample costs will be $8.00 for a routine sample with a limit of 3 samples per customer.
On Oct. 18 at the Kenedy City Hall a Nutrient Management Symposium sponsored by Johnson Bender & Co and Karnes County Producers Co-operative will be held starting a 2 p.m. Dr. Dan Fromme, Extension Agronomist, will make a presentation on nutrient management in Karnes County. Dr Larry Redmon, Extension Forage Specialist, will make a presentation on nutrient management of forage crops. Dr. Megan Dominguez-Clayton, Extension Range Specialist, will make a presentation on nutrient management of rangelands. Benny Martinez of Dow AgroSciences will give a product update, and Philip Beanvides, Texas Department of Agriculture will give a Laws and Regulation update. Willis Johnson of Johnson Bender & Co will provide a brief presentation on financial management and charitable contributions.
The program will conclude at 7 p.m. with a catered meal. Cost for the program will be $15 with 5 Private Pesticide Applicator CEU’s being available. Please call the Karnes County Extension office to RSVP at (830)780-3906.