Texas A&M AgriLife Forest Pest Seminar

February 2, 2021 (Flyer: Seminar Schedule and Registration Information) - Agents from Angelina, Cherokee, Houston, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby & Tyler Counties will host a Forest Pest Seminar on February 12, 2021. This will be a live webinar event. Registration and payment are online at https://tamuagrilifeextension.wufoo.com/forms/forest-pest-seminar/.

The event is geared toward timber owners and industry professionals but anyone needing CEU hours will benefit and is welcome to attend. 5 CEU’s for TDA Pesticide Licensing, 5 SAF Cat – 15 Texas Accredited Forester and 5 Pro-Logger will be available for those with a TDA pesticide applicator’s license.

Scheduled speakers and topics to be covered include:

  • Harrison Fahy, Forestry Sales Representative, Nutrien Solutions, Rob Hughes, Executive Secretary, Texas Forestry Association - Forest Pesticide Products Update, Laws and Regulations (L&R)
  • Matthew McBroom, Associate Dean and TLL Temple Professor, Stephen F. Austin State University - Forestry BMPs, Pesticides, and Water Quality (IPM)
  • Kyle Cunningham, Associate Professor of Forestry, University of Arkansas –Division of Agriculture - Managing Hardwood Component in a Mixed Stand (General)
  • Allen Smith, Regional Forest Health Coordinator, Texas A&M Forest Service - Forest Insects and Disease: Identification and Control (IPM)
  • Shannon M Stewart, Reforestation Advisor for Texas & South Louisiana, ArborGen - Pesticide Considerations in Advanced Genetics Silviculture (IPM)

Registered participants will receive an email with a link and instructions on how to join the conference a few days prior to the event. For more information contact the Angelina County Extension office at
(936) 634-6414 or (936) 632-8239.

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