McLennan County Small Landowner Educational Series starts Aug. 21 in Waco

Robin Williams, Texas A&M University

August 15, 2023

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in McLennan County is kicking off its McLennan County Extension Small Landowner Educational Series on Aug. 21 in Waco.

The series will be held from Aug. 21-Sept. 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension office in McLennan County, 4224 Cobbs Drive.

Registration cost is $49 for the entire event. To register, visit

https://tx.ag/SmallLandownerRegistration  and scroll to Small Landowner Series.

There also will be a virtual option with the connection information being sent as soon as registration is completed.

The Small Landowner Series is geared toward new landowners or those exploring new ways to use their businesses. Each session will cover topics ranging from an introduction to AgriLife Extension and land ownership to planning businesses on small acreage.

Workshop dates and topics

The workshop dates and topics are as follows:

Session 1 — Aug. 21:

  • What is AgriLife Extension, Local Agencies and Landowner 101: Setting goals and expectations for your piece of Texas.

Session 2 —Aug. 28:

  • Wildlife and habitat management for small acreages.
  • Small ruminant management for small acreages.

Session 3 — Sept. 5:

  • Pond management 101.
  • Basics for backyard poultry.

Session 4 — Sept. 18:

  • Agriculture property tax valuations.
  • Disaster preparation for new landowners.

Session 5 — Sept. 25:

  • Business Planning 101 for small acreages.
  • Viticulture/grape growing basics for small landowners.

For more information, contact the AgriLife Extension office in McLennan County at 254-757-5180.

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