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Continued drought could lead to culling herds

OVERTON – Beef producers should be making plans regarding their herds in case drought conditions continue, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Jason Banta, AgriLife Extension … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Receipts – 1,109 compared to 983 two weeks ago Trend – Steady to couple dollars better on good active market Choice Steer Calves 150-300 … more

Floral design competition blooms

The Austin County Fair is proud to announce that the floral design competition is growing again. This year we will be extending the Fair Cup competition to Juniors. Competitions will be held on … more

Livestock Report

Four County Auction Center Inc. Industry, Texas For Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Receipts – 983 compared to 541 last week Trend – Steady to a little higher Choice Steer Calves 150-300 … more

Texas A&M AgriLife experts remind Texans to teach children water safety

COLLEGE STATION – With temperatures hitting triple digits and more children headed to backyard and community swimming pools, lakes and beaches, now is a good time to teach kids about water safety, … more

Water well owner training set for July 26 in Bellville

BELLVILLE — A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for July 26 in Bellville. The Well Educated training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 1-5 p.m. at … more

Houston Livestock Show awards $1.4 million in scholarships

Seventy students from the Texas 4-H program will attend college thanks in part to $1.4 million in scholarships from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™, presented during the Texas 4-H Roundup in … more

Texas A&M is ‘go-to’ authority on controlling international fire ant invasion

COLLEGE STATION – South Korea has asked Texas A&M University for help in stopping an alien pest new to their country, but all too familiar to most Texans, officials said. “The red imported … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Receipts – 541 compared to 899 last week Trend – Steady to a little higher Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $180-210 300-400 lbs. … more

AgriLife Extension sets two youth learning experiences for July, August

DEL RIO – Plans are in place for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Val Verde County Extension Youth Summer Natural Resources Learning Series in Del Rio for incoming first through fifth … more

Eagle Lake Rice Field Day scheduled for June 26

EAGLE LAKE – The 44th annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day is scheduled for 4 p.m. June 26 at the David R. Wintermann Rice Research Station on Farm-to-Market Road 102 just north of Eagle Lake. The … more

AgriLife Extension to present summer, fall wellness workshop series

AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County will present two series of wellness workshops at public libraries in Austin — one in the summer and one in the fall — focused … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Receipts – 899 compared to 957 last week Trend – Steady Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $170-200 300-400 lbs. - … more

Twenty three graduate from Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership program

COLLEGE STATION – Twenty-three agricultural industry leaders completed a two-year commitment as part of the Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership Cohort XV graduation … more

Upcoming public meeting June 26 on water quality

BLEIBLERVILLE – The public is invited to attend the Mill Creek Watershed Partnership meeting to discuss the restoration and protection of the Mill Creek Watershed on Tuesday, June 26 from 5:30 p.m. … more

Yard of the Month

The Garden Club of Sealy has selected the home of Javier Arriaga, at 6189 Brockstein Road in Sealy, as the June 2018 Yard of the Month. more

Post-emergent herbicide timing key in corn production

AMARILLO – Weed control in corn is important to profitability, but producers need to be aware of herbicide application timing, said Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist … more

Austin County Livestock Association honors local students

Three outstanding Austin County students each received $1,000 scholarships from the Austin County Livestock Association at the annual association meeting on June 7 at the Cat Spring Agricultural … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, June 5, 2018 Receipts – 957 compared to 577 last week Trend – Steady Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $165-200 300-400 lbs. - … more

Horticulture field day to feature hundreds of ornamental varieties

OVERTON – The 2018 East Texas Horticultural Field Day will feature more than 500 ornamental plant and vegetable trial varieties for public viewing, along with presentations by experts at the Texas … more
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