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Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Receipts – 1,052 compared to 964 last week Trend – Mostly steady with some classes a little lower Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – … more

Woods, Waters and Wildlife

You might say my wife, Vicky, and I are easily entertained. Most May evenings at about dusk, we can be found sitting quietly on the back deck, staring across the narrow back yard at a tallow tree … more

Austin County rifle team advances

The 2017- 2018 Austin County 4-H Rifle Team includes coaches Brian Gardner, Keili Gardner, Tyler Gardner, John Michalik, Connie Youngblood, Rob Lockett and Cassie Malinowski. Those who advanced to … more

Austin County Fair Association awards scholarships

The Austin County Fair Association is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the Austin County Fair Scholarships. The Austin County Fair Association held their inaugural Scholarship Recipient … more

New 4-H youth development assistant named for Bexar County

SAN ANTONIO – Caroline McLaren is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 4-H assistant agent for 4-H youth development, Bexar County. McLaren, who began her duties April 2, will support … more

Blinn College agricultural mechanics project show draws 173 entries

The 18th annual Blinn College District Agricultural Mechanics Project Show drew 173 entries from 80 schools around the state Wednesday at the W.J. “Bill” Rankin Agricultural Complex. Richard … more

Water quality training May 15 in Cameron will focus on Big Elm Creek

CAMERON – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to Big Elm Creek will be held from 8 a.m.-noon May 15 at the Yards of Cameron, 301 Adams Ave. in Cameron. The workshop is … more

Farm Service Agency changes Livestock Indemnity Program

Starting April 24, agricultural producers who have lost livestock to disease, resulting from a weather disaster, have an additional way to become eligible for a key U.S. Department of Agriculture … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Receipts – 964 compared to 795 last week Trend – Steady Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $190-240 300-400 lbs. - … more

Texas A&M, PerkinElmer create leading public agriculture, life sciences genome platform

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife Research and their internationally recognized Genomics and Bioinformatics Service are poised to change the face of agriculture-focused genomics. “We are … more

Don’t let fire ants ruin your summer, take steps this spring

DALLAS – Dealing with fire ants is no picnic, but getting rid of them can be as easy as Step 1, Step 2, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Allen Knutson, AgriLife … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Receipts – 795 compared to 739 last week Trend – Steady to little higher on good, active market Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – … more

Austin County 4-H partiicipates in District 11 Spring Spectacular

On April 6-7, 2018, Austin County 4-H had 24 youth participating in the District 11 Spring Spectacular in Victoria. The youth competed against 17 counties in the Coastal Bend Region. Those … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Receipts – 739 compared to 625 last week Trend – Steady to little higher on good, active market Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – … more

Both data, visual aspects of cattle count when making purchases

FORT WORTH – When buying female replacement cattle or breeding bulls, it’s important to use data and visual observations to make the best selections, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension … more

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
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