Erin Kimbrough Makenzie McLaurin
Battleground to Breaking Ground Agriculture Workshop and Farm Tour
Texas AgrAbility and the Battleground to Breaking Ground Project in partnership with the Williamson County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension are hosting a farm tour and ag business workshop for veterans, individuals with disabilities, beginning farmer/ranchers, and anyone interested in starting an ag business on November 30 and December 1, 2018 in the Georgetown area.
NOVEMBER 30, 2018- FARM TOUR & NETWORKING EVENT
About: Join us for a farm tour of Stiles Farm in Thrall, Texas. The Stiles Farm Foundation is a 2,716 acre farm located in Thrall, Texas in eastern Williamson County. The farm is managed by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service as a living demonstration of research-based, profitable, and environmentally sustainable agricultural practices for the Texas Blackland Prairie. Tyler Coufal, Williamson County Extension Agent, will be putting together some hands-on learning activities and a farm tour of the Stiles Farm.
You can vote for topics from the following when registering:
Parasite Management and Soils
Cattle Handling and Working
Animal Health & Nutrition
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
· Location: Stiles Farm Foundation 5700 FM 1063 Thrall, TX 76578
Cost: FREE (sponsored by Farm Credit Bank of Texas)
· Register by November 28: https://txagrability.tamu.edu/event/farm-tour-stiles-farm/
DECEMBER 1, 2018 – BATTLEGROUND TO BREAKING GROUND AG WORKSHOP
About: Ag Business Workshop for veterans, individuals with disabilities, beginning farmer/ranchers, and anyone interested in starting an agriculture business.
Workshop sessions will include:
Agriculture business start-up
Business plan development
Possibilities for farming/ranching with a disability
Financial funding sources for farming/ranching
Resources to support agriculture business operations
Location: Williamson County EMS - North Training Room 3189 SE Inner Loop Georgetown, TX 78626
Cost: FREE (Lunch sponsored by Farm Credit Bank of Texas)
Register by November 28 at: https://txagrability.tamu.edu/event/bgbg-ws-georgetown/