Mosquito control workshop set for April 7 in Tyler

TYLER – A vector management workshop for city and municipal personnel will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7 at the R.B. Hubbard Center, 304 E. Ferguson St. in Tyler. There is no charge to register, and lunch is provided. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service workshop is designed to train city and […]

TCU ranch management students visit Texas A&M AgriLife center in Overton

OVERTON – Future ranchers and ranch managers enrolled in the Texas Christian University Ranch Management program recently visited the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton to talk with experts and learn about the resources available to them around the state. Jason Faubion, the program’s assistant director, Fort Worth, said the program is […]

Wildlife management planning event in Greenville April 7

GREENVILLE – A program for landowners hoping to utilize wildlife management tax exemptions on property will be April 7 at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center, 5501 Business Highway 69 S., Greenville. The program cost is $25 per individual and $40 for couples from the same household. Attendees must preregister and submit payment by March 30. […]

Rainwater harvesting program set March 30 in Copperas Cove

COPPERAS COVE –  A Rainwater Harvesting for Homeowners program will be held from 6-8 p.m. March 30 in Copperas Cove. The class will be at the Copperas Cove Public Library, located at 501 S. Main St. The program is a collaborative effort among Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, the Lampasas […]

Southern States Forage Conference set March 31 in Texarkana

TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS – The Southern States Forage Conference is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 31 at the Four States Fairgrounds Fine Arts Building, 3700 E. 50th St., Texarkana, Arkansas. The event is a collaboration between the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Louisiana State University Ag Center; Oklahoma State University; and […]

Upper Sabine Cattleman’s Conference March 24 in Canton

CANTON – The Upper Sabine Cattleman’s Conference will be held March 24 at the Van Zandt County Fairgrounds, 24742 Texas Highway 64 in Canton. Registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. The conference is sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Wood, Rains, Kaufman and Van Zandt counties. Cost […]

East Texas Alfalfa Conference March 24 in Overton

OVERTON – The East Texas Alfalfa Conference will be held March 24 in Overton. The event begins with registration from 7:30-8:15 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 N. Farm-to-Market Road 3053 and ends at 3:45 p.m. Cost is $20 if preregistered by March 21 or $30 the day of the […]

Aquaponics seminar Feb. 23 at Overton

OVERTON – An aquaponics seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 23 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market 3053 in Overton. The seminar is free and open to the public. Dr. Joe Masabni, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small-acreage horticulturist, Overton, said the seminar will begin with […]

Pesticide applicator course Feb. 27 in Marshall offers eight CEUs

MARSHALL – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer a “last-chance” course Feb. 27 in Marshall for pesticide applicator continuing education units. The course will be from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension office for Harrison County, 102 W. Houston St. Eight Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be […]

Tree care conference set for Feb. 24 in Grand Prairie

GRAND PRAIRIE – Commercial and municipal arborists who want to learn more about the evolution of tree care should attend the 2017 North Central Texas Urban Forestry Conference scheduled for Feb. 24 in Grand Prairie. The conference, which will highlight aspects of urban forestry and tree care, is a coordinated collaborative effort among the Texas […]