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 […]

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, […]