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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

Landowner educational series offered

The Multi-County New Landowner Education program is a series of eight informational meetings, seminars, and field days designed to make new landowners in Austin, Colorado, Fayette and Washington … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Receipts – 1,061 compared to 592 last week Trend – Mostly steady Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $200-270 300-400 lbs. - … more

Dining Duets

Lydia Huebner (left) and Andie Eckerman competed in the Dining Duets competition March 11 at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The girls competed against 49 other teams: participants ages ranged … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Receipts – 592 compared to 297 last week Trend – Steady Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $200-245 300-400 lbs. - … more

AgriLife Extension to offer sheep scanning certification

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in cooperation with North Dakota State University and the National Sheep Improvement Program will conduct a Sheep Scanning Certification School … more

Water quality training April 12 will focus on Brady Creek watershed

BRADY – A free Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Brady Creek watershed will be 8 a.m.-noon April 12 at the Municipal Court Building, 207 S. Elm St. in Brady. The … more

USDA helps cotton producers maintain, expand domestic market

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced at the 66th Annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking action to assist cotton producers through a … more
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