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Ag Briefs

Healthy bedtimes educational program Recently, several Extension Education members were in attendance for the educational program conducted by one of its members during the month of January titled … more

New Austin County Fair executive committee announced

BELLVILLE – On Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, the Austin County Fair Association elected a new executive committee. Robert Winkelmann was elected president of the association. Winkelmann previously … more

Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration program workshop set for Feb. 21

LEWISVILLE – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 21 in Lewisville for professionals interested in … more

Austin County Fair & Rodeo donates to American Cancer Society

Bellville – The Austin County Fair Association donated $2,650 to the American Cancer Society of Austin County on Jan. 23 to represent their participation in the Tough Enough to Wear Pink … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 Receipts – 822 compared to 890 last week Trend – Stead yon good active market Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $190-240 300-400 … more

Big changes coming to the Austin County Fair

Bellville – The Austin County Fair Association announced some big changes for the 91st Annual County Fair during a Jan. 30 event. Most prominently, the Fair will extend to a 10-day event. The … more

New farm bill discussions highlight Ag Forum meeting in Austin

AUSTIN – Farm economy experts at the recent Ag Forum in Austin told attendees to expect much debate on the shaping of a new farm bill that will most likely be written with little or no increases to … more

Ranchers leasing workshop set for Feb. 26

A ranchers leasing workshop covering grazing, hunting, and livestock leases is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 26, in Cat Spring by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The workshop addresses the … more

Small farms and vegetable conference scheduled for Feb. 23

The Horticulture Committee of Austin County will be sponsoring a Small Farms and Vegetable Conference on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Cat Spring Ag Society Hall. Registration will take place from 8:30 … more

AgriLife study sheds light on nodulation in legume crop

VERNON – Texas A&M AgriLife scientists are conducting several research projects to improve producers’ understanding of guar and the legume’s value to their operations in the Rolling Plains and … more

Local youth wins calf scramble at Fort Worth Stock Show

FORT WORTH - Kelsie Prazak, a member of Sealy FFA, caught a calf during Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s Calf Scramble, earning a $500 purchase certificate for a show heifer and the chance for up to … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 Receipts – 890 compared to 1,145 last week Trend – Steady Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $200-245 300-400 lbs. - … more

Trade negotiations critical to fuel future economic impact

AUSTIN – U.S. agricultural export trade reached $135 billion in 2016 as farm commodities were a big economic driver helping to feed a growing global population, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife … more

Livestock Report:

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 Receipts – 1,145 compared to 243 last week Trend – Higher on good active market Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $200-235 300-400 … more

QuailMasters sets final run registration

SAN ANGELO — QuailMasters 2018 has opened registration for its final run, it’s founder said. The series, co-sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Wildlife … more

Cedar Bayou water quality training rescheduled for Feb. 8

MONT BELVIEU – Due to inclement weather, the Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Cedar Bayou originally scheduled for Jan. 17 is postponed to Feb. 8, program … more

Agricultural leasing workshop set Feb. 26 in Cat Spring

CAT SPRING – The first of the 2018 Rancher Leasing Workshops series covering grazing, hunting and livestock leases will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Feb. 26 in Cat … more

Livestock Report:

For Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 Receipts – 243 compared to 996 last week Trend – Higher Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $190-225 300-400 lbs. - $180-215 400-500 lbs. - … more

Austin County youth attend 2018 national 4-H/FFA roundup

DENVER – More than 1,000 youth from more than 33 states including Alberta, Canada, attended the Western National Roundup Jan. 4-7, 2018, in Denver. The conference, now in its 98th year, is held … more

WOODS, WATERS and WILDLIFE:

My first deer was a doe. Doe hunting was finally being accepted in the Hill Country. Earlier, when first proposed by Texas Parks and Wildlife, it had been a battle. Nearly half a century later, … more
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