"Building on Our Heritage to Prepare For the Future"
The 2012 Annual Meeting was a success! Thank you to all of our Sponsors and all who attended!
The Texas Section (TSSRM) is a section of the Society for Range
The SRM is the professional scientific society and conservation
organization whose members are concerned with studying, conserving,
managing and sustaining the varied resources of the rangelands
which comprise nearly half the land in the world. Established
in 1948, SRM has over 4,000 members in 48 countries, including
many developing nations.
The SRM is a professional organization composed of individuals
with a common interest in the study, management, and rational
use of rangelands and related ecosystems.
The SRM is the most knowledgeable organization concerned with
studying, conserving, managing and sustaining the varied resources
of the rangelands which comprise nearly half the land in the
world. Membership includes those interested in ranching, wildlife
biology, hydrology, range conservation and soil conservation.
The SRM is the professional society dedicated to supporting
persons who work with rangelands and have a commitment to their
sustainable use. Rangelands comprise almost one-half of all the
lands in the world. They are extremely important to society for
the goods and services they produce and for the ecological services
they provide. SRM is dedicated to the conservation and sustainable
management of rangelands for the benefit of current societies
and for future generations.
2013 Texas Weed and Brush Control Symposium
- Abilene, Texas
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Taylor County Expo Center
9:00am - 4:30pm
A Brush Control Symposium will be held Thursday, April 25, 2013 in Abilene, Texas at the Taylor County Expo Center in the Big Country Expo Hall. For those pre-registered, cost of attending is $10, which includes a luncheon and a copy of the symposium proceedings. Those planning on attending can pay by cash or check at the door. Late registration cost will be $20 and includes the meal and symposium proceedings.
Symposium theme, “Brush Control: What’s New Since 2002?” will showcase what advancements have been made in the last decade. University representatives, Texas Agri-Life Extension Service and chemical companies will highlight new technology and innovations within the field.
Event hosts include: Dow AgroSciences, Dupont, Texas Section Society for Range Management (TSSRM), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI), Angelo State University and the Texas AgriLife Extension Service.
Topics include new rangeland herbicides developed by both Dow Agrosciences and Dupont. In addition, there will be presentations on drift control, new acid-based formulations, biological control of unwanted brush, new regulations for herbicide use, prescribed burning, and new web-based/smart phone technology for rangeland planning.
Those interested in attending the meeting can contact Joe Franklin at (325) 944-0147 or Cody Scott at (325) 486-6744 for registration packets. In addition, registration forms will be available at your local USDA Service Centers in the NRCS office. CEU’s for those with a Private Applicator’s License will be offered.
Sponsorships and exhibitor spaces are still available. Those interested in sponsoring the meeting or reserving space for a commercial exhibit should contact Grant Teplicek at (325) 655-3521, ext. 3 or Cody Scott at (325) 486-6744. Booth spaces can be reserved for the one-day symposium for $100. Additional sponsorships are also available for an additional charge, which includes a booth space and advertisement in the meeting proceedings.
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