East Texas Forage Conference Sept. 6 in Gilmer

GILMER – The annual East Texas Forage Conference will give livestock and hay producers a wide range of information to help them maximize their pastures’ potential.  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Upshur Rural Electric Co-Op, 1200 W. Tyler St. in Gilmer. Cost is […]

Central Texas cow, calf clinic set Sept. 18 in Lampasas 

LAMPASAS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a cow and calf clinic Sept. 18 in Lampasas. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. with registration and refreshments; presentations will run from 9 a.m.-noon.  The event is presented by the AgriLife Extension offices of Burnet and Lampasas counties, and will be held at the […]

Far West Texas forage workshops with CEUs slated Aug. 22-23

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering a series of five forage workshops in far West Texas Aug. 22-23.  The cost is $20 per meeting, and three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be available – one in laws and regulations, one in integrated pest management and one general. Dr. […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Aug. 13, 2019

COLLEGE STATION – Texas pecan growers could expect another subpar year despite good moisture early in the 2019 season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension fruit specialist, Uvalde, said yield estimates were low, 30 million to 36 million pounds, for Texas this season. Texas pecan trees typically […]

Small grains meeting set Aug. 28 in Muleshoe

MULESHOE — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding a small grains meeting Aug. 28 at Bailey County Electric Cooperative, 610 E. American Blvd., Muleshoe. The event will begin at noon with registration; cost is $10. A pizza lunch will be served. There will be two general Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education […]