AgriLife Extension announces two county agent hires in Far West Texas

FORT STOCKTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has announced two agriculture and natural resources personnel additions to its 23-county Far West Texas district. Kloey Cargill is transferring from Throckmorton County to the Brewster/Jeff Davis counties post effective Nov. 20, said Rebel Royall, AgriLife Extension district administrator at Fort Stockton. Also, Cody Trimble will […]

Value of bull to commercial herd exceeds ‘relative’ value

CORPUS CHRISTI – The value of bulls in commercial herds goes beyond the “relative” value typically ascribed to them in market pricing, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “In publications referencing cattle values for commercial producers as well as reports from beef breed associations, the value of a bull is often given as […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set Nov. 8 in Brenham

BRENHAM – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8 in Brenham for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Mill Creek watershed. The morning session will be at the Washington County Fairgrounds Sales Facility, 1305 E. […]

Food safety training for producers Nov. 13 in Jasper

JASPER – A produce safety course is set for Nov. 13 in the Jasper County Annex Building, 271 E. Lamar St. in Jasper. The course will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $40 for individuals. Entry covers lunch, refreshments, educational materials and one certificate of completion. Register online […]

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