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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

Adequate chill hours setting fruit crops nicely

UVALDE – Adequate chill hours and good spring conditions have peach and other fruit producers excited about 2018, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Larry Stein, … more

Livestock Report

Industry, Texas For Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Receipts – 629 compared to 704 last week Trend – Steady Choice Steer Calves 150-300 lbs. – $190-250 300-400 lbs. - … more

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
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