Livestock Supply Points for wildfire donations set closing dates

AMARILLO – The truckloads of hay have slowed, and producers affected by wildfires are beginning to get some perspective on the damage done and the path forward, so Livestock Supply Points in three counties will begin winding down, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service officials. Danny Nusser, AgriLife Extension regional program leader in Amarillo, […]

AgriLife Extension sets annual Brown County Ag Day March 28

BROWNWOOD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Brown County set their annual Ag Day program for March 28 at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 4206 U.S. Highway 377 S. in Brownwood. Scott Anderson, AgriLife Extension agent in Brown County, said the program will open with a 5:30 p.m. meal sponsored by the Brown […]

Reagan, Upton counties set separate morning ag days, unite for afternoon field day

BIG LAKE/RANKIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct separate Ag Days in two neighboring Far West Texas counties on March 28 before coming together for an afternoon field day and family friendly evening meal. The Reagan County Ag Day is slated to open with registration at 8 a.m. at the AgriLife Extension […]

Backyard poultry seminar set March 28 in Alice

ALICE — Because raising poultry around homes has become more popular in recent years, a seminar will be offered March 28 at the Women’s Building at the Jim Wells County Fairgrounds in Alice, according to Rogelio Mercado, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Jim Wells County agent. “Both rural and urban residents enjoy raising poultry for […]

Runoff reduced, water retention increased by multi-paddock grazing

VERNON – Adaptive multi-paddock grazing has been found to be an effective conservation practice on grazing lands for enhancing water conservation and protecting water quality, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study at Vernon. The research results were summarized in the article “Evaluating the ranch and watershed scale impacts of using traditional and adaptive […]