Four States Agricultural Expo set for Feb. 9 in Texarkana

TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS – The Four States Agricultural Exposition is scheduled from 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Four States Fairgrounds, 3700 E. 50th St. in Texarkana, Arkansas. The exposition is a joint effort between the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service.  It is typically […]

East Texas timber producers, landowners meeting Jan. 19 in Marshall

MARSHALL – Timber producers can learn about various programs available to and tax tips for rural landowners with timber interests during an event Jan. 19 in Marshall. The event will be at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Harrison County, 102 W. Houston St. from 6-8 p.m. The event is free and open […]

East Texas Turfgrass Conference set for Feb. 2

OVERTON – The 2017 East Texas Turfgrass Conference is set for Feb. 2 in Overton. The annual event begins with registration at 8 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 N. Farm-to-Market Road 3053. It is scheduled to conclude around 4 p.m. The event will focus on turfgrasses and will be […]

Water conservation workshops set to begin Jan. 11 in Grapevine

GRAPEVINE – Texas A&M AgriLife will hold its 2017 workshops for Water Efficient Recognized Green Professionals starting Jan. 11 in Grapevine. The five-day course will be from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 11, Jan. 25, Feb. 8, Feb. 22 and March 8, and will cover a variety of topics related to water conservation and low-impact, […]

Fertilizing to maximize profits seminar set for Dec. 2 in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH – Producers can learn how to trim fertilizer expenses and maximize returns during a Dec. 2 educational seminar in Fort Worth. “Building margins in agriculture isn’t just about trimming expenses – it’s about spending money where it will yield the largest returns,” said AgriLife Extension agent Fred Hall, Tarrant County. “And this group […]

Four States Cattle Conference set for Dec. 13 in Texarkana

TEXARKANA — The fourth annual Four States Cattle Conference will provide relevant information about how cattle producers can improve operational profitability amid a challenging market, said a Texas A&M specialist. The conference will be held Dec. 13 at the Texas A&M University of Texarkana University Center Building, 7101 University Ave. in Texarkana. Dr. Jason Banta, […]

East Texas Garden Lecture Series set for Nov. 12 in Tyler

TYLER — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Smith County will continue its East Texas Garden Lecture Series at 9 a.m. Nov. 12 at the Tyler Rose Garden, 420 Rose Park Drive in Tyler. Dr. Jared Barnes, assistant professor in the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F. Austin State University […]

Earth Kind Living Conference set for Dec. 2 in Palestine

PALESTINE – East Texans will have the chance to learn about new environmental-friendly techniques around the home and ranch during a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Earth-Kind Living conference Dec. 2 in Palestine. The event begins with registration at 8 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. inside Ben E. Keith Beverages, 2019 W. Oak St. […]

Greenhouse and nursery compliance workshop set Nov. 18 in Overton

OVERTON – A greenhouse and nursery regulatory compliance workshop is scheduled for Nov. 18 in Overton. The workshop will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3053 N. in Overton. The event begins with registration at 8 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Cost of the program is […]

Earth-Kind Living Conference set for Nov. 18 in Sulphur Springs

SULPHUR SPRINGS – East Texans will have the chance to learn about new environmentally friendly techniques around the home and ranch during the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Earth-Kind Living conference Nov. 18 in Sulphur Springs. The conference will be held at the First Baptist Church, 116 Oak Ave. and begins with registration at 8 […]