Pesticide applicator course Dec. 5 in Overton

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a pesticide applicator training course Dec. 5 in Overton. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3350. The course will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Preregistration cost is $35 per person by Nov. 30 or […]

Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture conference set Dec. 5 in Dallas

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Joe Masabni, 903-834-6191, jmasabni@ag.tamu.edu; Mengmeng Gu, 979-845-8567, mgu@tamu.edu; Genhua Niu gniu@tamu.edu            The first Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture Conference Dec. 5 in Dallas will provide information on a wide range of topics as well as access to Texas A&M AgriLife and industry experts, coordinators said. […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 19 in Lincoln

A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lincoln Community Hall, 1066 Main St. in Lincoln. Well Educated training is free and open to the public. Joel Pigg, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and TWON coordinator, College Station, said the program is […]

Fall County Cattle Management program is Oct. 3 in Gainesville

Contact: Marty Morgan, 940-668-5412, marty.morgan@ag.tamu.edu  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Cooke County will host its annual Fall Beef Cattle Management program Oct. 3 in Gainesville. The event will be at the Cooke County Fairgrounds, 1901 Justice Center Blvd., from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Cost is $25. A New […]

Hemp to highlight Nov. 5 conference in Wichita Falls

VERNON – A Rolling Plains Industrial Hemp Conference will be held Nov. 5 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at the Sikes Lake Center at Midwestern State University at Wichita Falls. To get to the site, follow U.S. Hwy. 287 to Kell W. Boulevard. Take Taft Boulevard exit off U.S. Hwy. 277 S. and […]

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 […]