A Vegetable Field Day will be held 1 miles south of Hwy 79 on FM 1940, just south of New Baden. The program will be held on Saturday, June 17th with registration to begin at 8:30am. The program will begin at 9:00am & conclude around 12:00pm.
The topics covered will focus on subjects of interest to small commercial producers and home gardeners. Topics will include preparing the soil for gardening season, weed control, irrigation systems for small producers, feeding nutrients through your irrigation system, keeping herbicide and insecticide use to a minimum yet have a successful garden, view tomato variety plots. Three CEU’s will also be available for those that have a pesticide license (2 general & 1 IPM).
Please call and let us know if you plan to attend so we will have sufficient handouts and refreshments on hand. Please bring a lawn chair for your comfort; some of the program will be held under the shade trees. Call the Robertson County Extension office at (979)828-4270 to sign up for the Vegetable Field Day.