Creative Sausage Making workshop scheduled Jan. 16-17 in College Station

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Davey Griffin, 979-845-3935, dgriff@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A Creative Sausage Making Workshop is scheduled Jan. 16-17 at the Rosenthal Meat Science and Technology Center at Texas A&M University in College Station. The workshop will teach the basics of making sausage and is open to both beginning and novice […]

‘From Battleground to Breaking Ground’ agricultural workshop slated for Jan. 24 in Georgetown

Free program designed for current, former military service members and others GEORGETOWN — 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 for active duty and veteran military service members Jan. 24. The free workshop, called “From Battleground to Breaking […]

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 […]