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Taste of Fiesta program April 28 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Bexar County will present “A Taste of Fiesta” from 10 a.m. to noon April 28 in San Antonio. The program will be in suite 208 … more

USDA to assist producers for qualifying livestock, honeybee and farm-raised fish program losses

USDA will issue $34 million to help agricultural producers recover from 2017 natural disasters through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP), which … more

Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge hosts youth summer employment program

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge (APCNWR) is accepting applications for summer employment in the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program. This … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Receipts – 625 compared to 629 last week Trend – Steady with a good, active market Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – … more

Texas Master Gardener Conference celebrates 40 years

COLLEGE STATION – Each of the more than 700 Texas Master Gardener Association enthusiasts attending this week’s conference at Texas A&M University in College Station have another thing in common … more

Adequate chill hours setting fruit crops nicely

UVALDE – Adequate chill hours and good spring conditions have peach and other fruit producers excited about 2018, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Larry Stein, … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Receipts – 629 compared to 704 last week Trend – Steady Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $190-250 300-400 lbs. - … more

It takes a community …

The ‘Growing and Nourishing Healthy Communities Garden Program’ at Sealy High School is off and running. The gardening project is being implemented with the Culinary Department at the school. … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Receipts – 704 compared to 776 last week Trend – Steady to little lower Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $200-245 300-400 lbs. - … more

EEA lends a helping hand

Extension Education Association (EEA) of Austin County, a direct part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is showing support for the upcoming National Extension Association of Family and … more

Texas A&M AgriLife researchers push drones to ‘read the weeds’

COLLEGE STATION – Even barely poking through the ground, weeds are distinctive. Determining the right tools for early identification and control are the goals of an ongoing Texas A&M AgriLife … more

Woods, waters and wildlife: Deer hunters take a back seat

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission had a chance recently to rectify a decades-long discrepancy between the closing dates of the North Texas Deer Zone and the South Texas Deer Zone. The TPWD … more

Ag symposium will provide cost-saving tips

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County will present the 2018 Ag Symposium “Putting $ Back in Your Pocket” from 8 a.m.-noon April 17 in San Antonio. The … more

Car seat event held in Austin County

Austin County hosted on March 22 a car seat checkup event at the Austin County Fairgrounds. This program was a partnership between Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Austin County, the Passenger Safety … more

AgriLife Extension offers publications for wildfire preparation, safety

AMARILLO – Preparing for wildfire response ahead of time is one of the most important steps a Texas landowner, whether they are major ranching operations or small property owners, can take. With … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Receipts – 776 compared to 1,061 last week Trend – Lower Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $200-255 300-400 lbs. - … more

Woods, Waters and Wildlife

Indeed it is turkey time. Hunters have been practicing turkey calls for weeks! The South Zone for Rio Grande turkey hunting opened March 17 and closes April 29. The North Zone opens March 31, … more

Urban Quail Appreciation Day set March 29 in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH – Urban Quail Appreciation Day, March 29, aims to inform North Texans about the value of one of the state’s most popular game birds and what people can do to help reverse declining … more

China’s largest fertilizer manufacturer visits Texas A&M agriculture researchers

COLLEGE STATION – China’s largest fertilizer company’s senior management and top distributors recently met with Texas A&M researchers in their first stop of a week-long tour to learn about U.S. … more
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