AgriLife Extension’s Kara Matheney receives Cattle Raisers honor

FORT WORTH — Kara Matheney, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for Washington County, received the Outstanding Beef County Extension Agent award at the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Convention recently in Fort Worth. Matheney was nominated for her leadership with the annual South Texas Cow-Calf Clinic, one of the oldest and longest-standing Extension […]

11th annual Quail Field Day set May 24 in Roby

ROBY – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation, or RPQRF, are sponsoring the 11th annual Quail Field Day on May 24 in Roby. The event will take place at the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch, 1262 U.S. Highway 180 West, Roby. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the […]

Texas Community Futures Forum scheduled in Lubbock April 22

LUBBOCK – The Texas Community Futures Forum will be April 22 in Lubbock County. The forum is designed to assist local Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agents and the Lubbock County Extension Leadership Advisory Board in identifying the most critical issues affecting the county. Community members are invited to participate in the event, which will […]

Forest management workshop in Hallsville May 10

HALLSVILLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M Forest Service will provide a forestry workshop for landowners May 10 in Hallsville. The workshop is free and will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Gold Hall Community Center, 101 E. Elm St. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by May 3 at […]

2018 agricultural custom rate survey now available online

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has published online the 2018 Texas Agricultural Custom Rates survey of regional and state rates charged for custom agricultural operations. “Each year, AgriLife Extension receives many requests for prevailing rates for certain kinds of work and custom farm or machine operations,” said Dr. Steven Klose, AgriLife […]

Private water well screening set May 13 in Victoria

VICTORIA — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a water well screening for area residents May 13 in Victoria. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Victoria County, 528 Waco Circle. A meeting explaining screening results will be at 1:30 p.m. May 14 at the […]

TWRI hosting on-site sewage facility course May 15 in Lufkin

LUFKIN–The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting an advanced treatment course for on-site sewage facility professionals May 15 in Lufkin. The course will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Texas Forestry Association, 1903 Atkinson Drive. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on-site sewage facilities team will teach the eight-hour course. The cost […]