23rd Northeast Texas Horticulture Field Day a hit with horticulture enthusiasts

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Brent Pemberton, 903-834-6191, b-pemberton@tamu.edu OVERTON – Master Gardeners Linda Brown and Brenda Kinney sat in the shade behind the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center’s main building, waiting for barbecue lunch to be served Thursday. The duo drove from Harrison County to join more than 250 attendees at […]

Poultry program in Fort Worth June 28 focuses on reducing heat stress for flocks

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Fred Hall, 817-884-1946, fmhall@ag.tamu.edu FORT WORTH – Summer heat can zap the production quality and quantity of poultry flocks, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Flock owners can learn many best management practices for keeping hens cooler at a program scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m. June 28 […]

Inaugural Northeast Texas Wine Grape Growers Field Day and Tour set for July 14 in Harleton

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Randy Reeves, 903-236-8429, randy.reeves@ag.tamu.edu Michael Cook, 940-349-2896, michael.cook@ag.tamu.edu HARLETON – The first Northeast Texas Wine Grape Growers Field Day and Tour will be July 14 at Enoch’s Stomp Vineyard and Winery,871 County Road 4312 in Harleton. The event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. followed by discussions by Texas A&M […]

Field Crops Program June 29 in Seguin expected to yield producer interest

By: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Travis Franke, 830-303-3889, travis.franke@ag.tamu.edu SEGUIN – A Field Crops Program will be presented June 29 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Guadalupe County. The program will be from 9 a.m. to noon at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. […]

Agriculture Apps seminar set for July 22 in Fort Worth

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Fred Hall, 817-884-1946; fmhall@ag.tamu.edu FORT WORTH — More and more producers use smartphones as an important farm management tool, and a July 22 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program will cover some of the newest and best agricultural phone applications available. “Having access to farm records and management tools […]

East Texas Field Day in Overton June 23 to feature hundreds of ornamental varieties

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Brent Pemberton, 903-834-6191, b-pemberton@tamu.edu OVERTON – This year’s East Texas Horticultural Field Day will feature more than 500 varieties of ornamental plants and vegetables for public viewing, along with discussions by experts at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton. The event, slated for June 23, […]

Beef Quality Assurance training set for June 21 in Center

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Lane Dunn, 936-598-7744, jldunn@ag.tamu.edu CENTER — A Beef Quality Assurance Training will be held June 21 in Center. The training is a collaborative effort between the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association and Texas Beef Council. The program will be held at the John […]

Pesticide applicator class set for June 8 in Tarrant County

Contact: Fred Hall, 817-884-1946, fmhall@ag.tamu.edu FORT WORTH — Training for Texas Department of Agriculture private pesticide applicator licenses will be held June 8 in the Fort Worth Room at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Tarrant County. Training begins promptly at 5:30 p.m. and will be completed by 9:30 p.m. “The four-hour training […]

Agricultural workshop for military slated for June 4 in Elmendorf

By: Paul Schattenberg, 210-467-6575, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Erin Pilosi-Kimbrough, 979-847-6185, empilosi@ag.tamu.edu ELMENDORF — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in cooperation with the Texas AgrAbility Project and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will present an agriculture workshop designed for active duty and veteran military service members on June 4 in Elmendorf. The program will be held from 8 […]

Poultry program set for May 31 in Tarrant County

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Fred Hall, 817-884-1946, fmhall@ag.tamu.edu FORT WORTH – A backyard poultry program will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. May 31 in the Fort Worth Room of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Tarrant County, 200 Taylor St., Suite 500 in Fort Worth. The event is free and open […]