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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

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Receipts – 861 compared to 1,052 last week Trend – Lower Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $175-225 300-400 lbs. - … more

Food Handlers Course slated for Jan. 31 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County will present a Food Handlers Permit Course at 6 p.m. Jan. 31. The course will be held at the AgriLife Extension Bexar … more

Youth wins Horse Club scholarship

Every year the Waller County 4-H Horse Club looks to award one of its members a college scholarship. The scholarship committee evaluates each applicant based on academic achievement, leadership, … more

Pesticide resistant, crop threatening whiteflies found in Texas

OVERTON – A pesticide-resistant population of common plant-damaging whiteflies has been found in Texas, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Whiteflies are sucking, … more

FFA hosts award banquet

The Sealy FFA club hosted its end-of-the-year awards banquet at the Sealy High School to recognize the students’ and faculty’s efforts throughout the year. Family, faculty and friends were in … 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

Woods, Waters and Wildlife: A Cool Catch

It’s been said that whatever you do on New Years’ Day, you’ll do all year long. I’ve tried to apply that with a number of my favorite activities, and so far, none of them has carried over … more

Spend the day at the Austin County Fairgrounds

On Saturday, Sept. 23, the Austin County Fairgrounds will be the place to be. The 5K Stampede kicks off Austin County Fair season with a 5K run that starts at the Turnverein, winds down Wendt … 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 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

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

Texas pecan crop projected to exceed 50 million pounds

UVALDE – Texas pecan growers expect to increase production this year, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, said the … more

‘Saddle Up’ trail ride surpasses fundraising goal

Lives are being changed, thanks to the therapeutic horsemanship program offered by Houston-based SIRE. A recent event in Cat Spring, the 25th annual “Saddle Up for SIRE” trail ride raised a … more

Basic recipe alterations can make for more healthful holiday meals

COLLEGE STATION – Holiday meals can be healthier and taste just as good by using some basic recipe substitutions or alterations, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “The sugar, … more

Gulf Coast Grape Grower Field Day Feb. 2 at Cat Spring

CAT SPRING – The 26th annual Gulf Coast Grape Grower Field Day will be 9-4 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Cat Spring Agricultural Society Hall, 13035 Hall Road in Cat Spring. Registration is $35 at the door … 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

Austin County Fair Country Store offers something for all

The Country Store of the 90th annual Austin County Fair will offer a variety of gifts for friends, family and seasonal decorators. Shoppers will find a showcase of local talent located within the … more

Texas A&M AgriLife hosts ‘Plan to control your aging years’ educational program

Recently, the Austin County Extension Education Association sponsored an educational program conducted by one of its members during the month of November entitled “Plan to Control Your Aging Years … more

Back to school health fair

Austin County families took advantage of getting an A-plus jump on health at this year’s “Back to School Health Fair” which was sponsored by Texas Children’s Health Plan of Texas Children’s … more
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