Fisher County Cotton Workshop set April 9 in Roby

ROBY —  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Fisher County Cotton Workshop will be held April 9 at Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 107 N. College St., Roby. The preregistration deadline is April 5, and the cost is $10. RSVP by email or phone to Nick.Dickson@ag.tamu.edu  or 325-776-3259. Registration is at 8 a.m., and the workshop […]

Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference set April 25-26 in Kerrville

KERRVILLE – The sixth annual Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference has been scheduled for April 25-26 in Kerrville. The conference is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Kerr and Gillespie counties. This year’s event will be held at the Y.O. Ranch Hotel and Conference Center,  2033 Sidney Baker St. “Along with the […]

AgriLife Extension’s Brown County Ag Day set April 9 in Brownwood

BROWNWOOD — The annual Brown County Ag Day program, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is scheduled for April 9 at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 4206 US Highway 377 South, Brownwood. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., and the program starts at 6 p.m. with a meal courtesy of the Brown County Farm Bureau. […]

Fortified ‘high tunnel’ growing structures withstand ‘bomb cyclone’ winds

AMARILLO – Lessons learned in construction of protected agriculture systems, or high tunnels, kept Texas A&M AgriLife Research tunnels near Amarillo securely in place during the recent “bomb cyclone” that reached recorded wind gusts of 80-90 mph. Dr. Charlie Rush, AgriLife Research plant pathologist in Amarillo, has spent the past four years building high tunnels […]

Cattleman’s Spring Clinic set April 11 in Lampasas

LAMPASAS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices of Lampasas, Burnet and Llano counties are hosting a Cattleman’s Spring Clinic on April 11 at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau Building, 1793 N. Highway 281, Lampasas.   April 5 is the deadline to preregister by calling the AgriLife Extension office in Lampasas County  at 512-556-8271. […]

AgriLife Extension’s Llano Estacado Crops Conference set April 2 in Muleshoe

MULESHOE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bailey County is hosting the Llano Estacado Crops Conference on April 2 at the Bailey County Electric Cooperative, 610 E. American Blvd., Muleshoe. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the program will run from 9 a.m.-noon. The fee is $15, which may be paid at the […]

AgriLife Extension to sponsor cotton marketing workshop April 3 in Lubbock

LUBBOCK — Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will sponsor a free cotton marketing workshop in Lubbock before the Texas Cotton Ginners Association, or TCGA, annual meeting and trade show. The workshop will be from 1-4 p.m. on April 3 in rooms 107-108 of the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane. Tony Williams, TCGA […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report — March 19, 2019

COLLEGE STATION – Prices for most cull cows recently hit their lowest point since 2009, even as Texas’ beef cattle numbers continue to increase slowly, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. David Anderson, AgriLife Extension economist, College Station, said Texas producers are adding cattle to their operations, and most classes of […]

Brady Arthur joins AgriLife Extension as agent for Lubbock County

LUBBOCK — Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has hired Brady Arthur as the agricultural and natural resources agent for Lubbock County. Michael Clawson, District 2 AgriLife Extension administrator, will be his supervisor. “Brady’s agricultural background and previous experiences in the industry are a perfect fit with the new direction of this position,” said Clawson. “The […]