Introductory grape grower workshop Sept. 24 in Weatherford

WEATHERFORD – The North Texas Prospective Grape Grower Workshop on Sept. 24 in Weatherford will provide a range of information for individuals considering wine grape production. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event is $150 per person; $250 per couple, which includes all educational materials and lunch. Attendees can pay by cash or check at […]

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 […]

Aquaponics, aquaculture event Aug. 22 in Garland

GARLAND – A comprehensive aquaponics and aquaculture systems program will be held Aug. 22 in Garland. The program will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. and end with a question-and-answer session at 4 p.m. inside the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service satellite office at 715 Rowlett Road. Cost is $80 per person. Lunch is not […]

McSwain named District 5 4-H youth development specialist

CENTER – Dr. Jheri-Lynn McSwain has been named the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 4-H youth development specialist for District 5 effective July 1. District 5 includes Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Houston, Jasper, Marion, Nacogdoches, Newton, Panola, Polk, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Trinity, Tyler, Upshur and Wood counties. Over her […]

Winter feeding program for beef cattle producers in Overton Aug. 16

OVERTON – A program on the reduction of winter feeding by stockpiling warm-season forage and/or planting cool-season pastures is scheduled for Aug. 16 in Overton. The event is from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 N. Farm-to-Market Road 3053. The cost is $60 per person if […]

East Texas Horticultural Field Day June 27 in Overton

OVERTON – The East Texas Horticultural Field Day on June 27 will feature more than 500 ornamental plant and vegetable trial varieties for public viewing, along with presentations by experts at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton. Dr. Brent Pemberton, Texas A&M AgriLife Research ornamental horticulturist, Overton, said he started the […]

Aquaponics program June 14 in Overton

OVERTON – Hobbyists and prospective aquaponics enthusiasts can learn from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts about aquaponics and aquaculture during a June 14 program in Overton.  The program will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3053. Cost is $60 per […]

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 […]

Rancher leasing workshop to cover grazing, hunting and livestock agreements

NACOGDOCHES – A ranchers leasing workshop featuring Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service law and economics specialists is set for April 9 in Nacogdoches. Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, AgriLife Extension agricultural law specialist, Amarillo, and Dr. Greg Kaase, AgriLife Extension economist, College Station, will present the program. The event is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the […]

East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference set March 1 in Lufkin

LUFKIN – The annual East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference will be held March 1 in Lufkin. The event begins with registration at 8 a.m. with the program running from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pitser Garrison Convention Center, 601 N. 2nd St.  Cost is $30 per person and $50 per couple if registered […]