Battleground to Breaking Ground

Contact:

Erin Kimbrough                                                          Makenzie McLaurin

979.847.6185                                                              979.862.1913


Erin.Kimbrough@ag.tamu.eduMakenzie.McLaurin@ag.tamu.edu

 

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

      • Marketing resources

      • Resources to support agriculture business operations

  • Location: Williamson County EMS - North Training Room 3189 SE Inner Loop Georgetown, TX 78626

  • Time: 8am-5pm

  • Cost: FREE (Lunch sponsored by Farm Credit Bank of Texas)

  • Register by November 28 at: https://txagrability.tamu.edu/event/bgbg-ws-georgetown/