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Texas A&M is ‘go-to’ authority on controlling international fire ant invasion

COLLEGE STATION – South Korea has asked Texas A&M University for help in stopping an alien pest new to their country, but all too familiar to most Texans, officials said. “The red imported … 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

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Receipts – 541 compared to 899 last week Trend – Steady to a little higher Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $180-210 300-400 lbs. … more

Low grain prices bad for farmers but good for livestock producers

COLLEGE STATION – Plentiful grain supplies likely mean low crop prices for farmers but lower costs for livestock producers looking for feed options through winter, said a Texas A&M AgriLife … 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

The Backyard Gardener- Composting

Let’s talk about taking out the trash! Some of you that know me may be saying “Oh no, where is he going with this one” but this week I want to talk to you about trash. We all have it, some of … more

Converting benefits of manure to methane

STEPHENVILLE – New research by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists shows biochar has potential to make anaerobic digestion of animal manure a more efficient method to rid farms of waste while … more

Livestock Report: Four County Auction Center Inc.

Livestock Report Four County Auction Center Inc. Industry, Texas For Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 Receipts – 1,261 compared to 1,135 last week Trend – Steady on good active market Choice … 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

Austin County Livestock Assoc. meeting set

“Does my truck and trailer meet all federal regulations?” will be the program for the 68th annual meeting of the Austin County Livestock Association. Randy Stavinoha, patrolman with the Texas … 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

Austin County officials honored at statewide meeting

The annual meeting of Texas Soil and Water Conservation District Directors is a meeting that provides Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) directors, SWCD employees and other conservation … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 Receipts – 972 compared to 503 last week Trend – Higher on good active market Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $200-235 300-400 … more

County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas receives AgriLife Extension award

COLLEGE STATION – The County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas was honored recently as the recipient of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Partnership Award. The award … more

Local extension agent honored

Michelle Allen, County Extension Agent - Family & Community Health, of Austin County in Bellville, was honored recently at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences 2017 … more

Austin County pecan show planned

It’s time once again for all commercial pecan growers and home pecan tree enthusiasts with a few pecan trees to gear up for the 37th Annual Austin County pecan show and bake show.  Everyone … 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

Houston Livestock Show awards $1.4 million in scholarships

Seventy students from the Texas 4-H program will attend college thanks in part to $1.4 million in scholarships from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™, presented during the Texas 4-H Roundup in … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 Receipts – 1,812 compared to 1,322 last week Trend – Steady to higher Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $200-240 300-400 lbs - … 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
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