Collin College To Host Second Annual Northeast Texas Small Acreage and New Landowner Conference

May 03, 2024

Cougar News

Collin College To Host Second Annual Northeast Texas Small Acreage and New Landowner Conference

Collin College will host the Northeast Texas Small Acreage and New Landowner Conference from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday, May 31 at the college’s Farmersville Campus located at 501 S. Collin Parkway in Farmersville.

The college has partnered with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for this industry trade show and conference. New landowners as well as small acreage landowners who want to discover the latest agriculture techniques can find what they are looking for at this event. Presentation tracks are available for beginning landowners as well as in-depth topics on land management, livestock, and specialty crop management. Experts will address a variety of topics including Landowner 101, specialty food crops and livestock health, land usage ideas, USDA funding, soil management, agriculture and wildlife valuation, local resources, regenerative grazing practices and cottage food law. Pesticide applicator license holders who register and attend the Continuing Education Unit (CEU) sessions can earn up to five CEU hours.

The registration deadline is May 17, and the cost is $40 per person which includes lunch and all course materials. To register, visit For more information about the event, email Collin College Director of Agriculture Anne Thornton at For additional registration information, contact the Denton County Extension Office at 940.349.2882 or Collin County Extension Office at 972.548.4232.

Collin College serves more than 58,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 200 degrees and certificates, including a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), a Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) in Cybersecurity, a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Construction Management, and a new Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Clinical Operations Management. The only public college based in Collin County, Collin College is a partner to business, government, and industry, providing customized training and workforce development. For more information, visit