Experts: Think outside the box when selecting replacement cattle

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu BRENHAM – With cattle prices at record highs, ranchers looking to build back beef cattle herds need to take careful consideration of the composition of replacement heifers to yield top-quality calves, according to experts. About 200 cattle producers attended the recent 43rd South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic in Brenham, hearing […]

Olive production, management seminar slated for Dec. 15 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present an Olive Production and Management Seminar at the dairy barn located on the San Antonio Livestock Exposition grounds from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 15. The dairy barn is closest to the West Gate/Gate A entrance at 3201 E. Houston St. Registration […]

Expert: Amid historic-high cattle prices, producers can capture extra dollars

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Levi Russell, 361-265-9203, lrussell@tamu.edu BRENHAM – Though cattle prices have reached historic highs, there could be potential to make extra dollars and possibly add more young cows to a herd at current prices, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Levi Russell, AgriLife Extension economist […]

‘Gifts from the Kitchen’ program can provide answers to holiday gift giving

By: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Connie Sheppard, 210-467-6575, c-sheppard@tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a “Gifts from the Kitchen” program from 9-11 a.m. Dec. 3 at the AgriLife Extension office for Bexar County. The office is located in the Conroy Square business complex at 3355 Cherry Ridge […]

AgriLife Extension Range and Pasture Update Workshop set for Nov. 18 in Sonora

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Pascual Hernandez, 325-387-3101, p-hernandez@tamu.edu   SONORA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the multi-county Range and Pasture Workshop on Nov. 18 at the Sutton County Civic Center, 1700 N. Crockett Ave. in Sonora. The workshop, a joint program among the AgriLife Extension offices in […]

Five inducted into Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ed Rister, 979-845-4911, e-rister@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Five business professionals were recently inducted into the Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry in the department of agricultural economics at Texas A&M University during a dinner and reception in Bryan. The inductees are Cody Catalena (‘97), Lynn Elliott (‘73), Larry Kokel […]

Holiday Canning Workshop Nov. 12 in Bandera will ‘preserve’ season’s spirit

BANDERA — Bandera County residents interested in learning the basics of food preservation, including pickling, are invited to attend the “Holiday Canning Workshop” being presented Nov. 12 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The workshop will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Mansfield Park Showbarn, 2886 U.S. Highway 16 […]