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BCMGA Help Desk on Thursdays

February 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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BCMGA – Help Desk on Thursdays
The Bell County Master Gardener Office is staffed for the public Thursdays 9:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., except for holidays. The office is located in the Texas A&M Bell County AgriLife Building at 1605 North Main Street, Belton, TX 76513.
(The Help Desk is open on Mondays-Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

For online help with horticulture questions or concerns please email a photograph, contact information and questions to our email address at bell.mg@agnet.tamu.edu. Requests for assistance will be addressed by email or by phone (254) 933-5304.

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Kathy Love: Well over 50% of calls to the BCMGA Help Desk are tree and lawn concerns, but the runner-up to those two issues is insects, most generally insect identification.
In June and July, the desk has logged 9 contacts from citizens concerned they have seen the recently publicized Asian Giant (Murder) Hornet (AGH) Vespa mandarinia. In all but one instance we were able to assure the concerned citizens they were seeing either the Eastern Cicada Killer Sphecius speciosus (7 calls), the Western Cicada Killer Sphecius grandis (1) or in 1 case a bald faced hornet Dolichovespula maculata… Read More

Details

Date:
February 29
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Organizer

Kathy Love

Venue

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 1605 North Main Street, Belton TX 76513
1605 North Main Street
Belton, TX 76513 United States
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Phone
254-933-5303