Winter Farmers Meeting Feb. 14 in Snyder County

1/4/2014 7:00 AM

MIDDLEBURG, Pa. — The Snyder County Conservation District will hold a winter farmers meeting 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 3939 Park Road near Selinsgrove.

Topics will include the current status of agricultural and environmental issues, agricultural estate planning, pesticide handling safety, integrated pest management, herbicide resistant weed control, maximizing pastures and managing animal concentrated areas, maximizing crop nitrogen sources and stabilizers, and USDA program updates.

Pesticide and nutrient management credits will be available from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

Lunch is $5, payable at the door. For reservations, contact the district at 570-837-3000 or sccd<\@> by Jan. 31.

Financial and other support for the meeting is being provided by AgChoice Farm Credit in Lewisburg, Mifflinburg Bank & Trust in Shamokin Dam, Valley Ag & Turf in Watsontown and Reedsville, Rice Equipment Co. of Beavertown, and Rudnitsky, Hackman & Potter in Selinsgrove.

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