CRP risk management decision aid available through AgriLife Extension

AMARILLO – As Conservation Reserve Program, or CRP, contracts expire, landowners must decide if they should re-enroll acreage, convert it back to farmland or leave it in permanent cover for wildlife and/or grazing, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist said. An AgriLife Extension publication, After the Conservation Reserve Program: Economical Decisions with Farming and […]

Feral Hog Program slated for Nov. 8 in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Williamson County will present a Feral Hog Program from 8 a.m. to noon on Nov. 8 in Georgetown. The program will be at the Williamson County EMS Training Room at 3189 S.E. Inner Loop. Topics covered at the program will include biology and control of feral […]

Rancher risk management tool offered, sign-up deadline Nov. 15

AMARILLO – Pasture, Rangeland and Forage, or PRF, insurance can be a way to protect Texas landowners’ perennial forage for livestock and manage the risks of a constantly changing weather environment, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. DeDe Jones, AgriLife Extension risk management specialist in Amarillo, said the U.S. Department of Agriculture Risk […]

Incredible Edible Insect Event set for Oct. 20 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and San Antonio Botanical Garden will present the Incredible Edible Insect Event at 10:30 a.m. and again at noon on Oct. 20. The four-course insect tasting will be held at the San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place in San Antonio. “This will be a journey […]

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