Luling field day is May 15
The 87th annual Luling Foundation Field Day will be held Thursday, May 15, beginning at 7:30 a.m. in the Luling Foundation Demonstration Barn located at 523 South Mulberry St. in Luling.
The field day is free and open to those involved in agriculture and agribusiness, said event coordinators. The agriculture education activity includes tours, speakers, demonstrations, and exhibits. A free catered barbecue lunch will be provided.
Event educational opportunities are presented by the foundation, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, the Texas Department of Agriculture, and others.
Three hours of Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units -- one general, one laws and regulations, and one integrated pest management -- will be available for event attendees.
At 8:30 a.m., participants will board a hay trailer for farm tours, which include the following topics: sprayer calibration, garden management, and pasture management.
Afternoon presentations begin at 1 p.m. and include pesticide container recycling, pesticide applicator update, governmental policy affecting agriculture, and agriculture apps.
Post-field day equipment demonstrations begin at 3 p.m. for attendees wanting further practical insights and information.
For more information, contact The Luling Foundation Office Manager Bonnie K. Dredla at 830-875-2438 or visit www.lulingfoundation.org.