OVERTON – Plentiful rains have been good and bad for hay producers this year, but 2017 looks to be a good production year overall, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, AgriLife Extension forage specialist, Overton, said hay producers in East Texas, the region where the majority of the state’s hay […] The post Texas Crop and Weather Report — Aug. 22, 2017 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
DAYTON – The Texas AgrAbility program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present an agricultural workshop primarily for military veterans Sept. 16 in Dayton. The free “Battleground to Breaking Ground” workshop will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Dayton Community Center, 801 S. Cleveland St. “This workshop will provide resources and education for military […] The post Military-oriented agriculture program slated for Sept. 16 in Dayton appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – Tornadoes happen quickly and there’s little time to prepare, but there are steps people can take to be safer before, during and after one hits, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. “More than 1,000 tornadoes strike the U.S. annually and no state is immune,” said Joyce Cavanagh, AgriLife Extension family […] The post Expert: Plan ahead… there’s little time to react to a tornado appeared first on AgriLife Today.
FREDERICKSBURG – Poultry, birding, wildlife – all offer potential revenue if the land is taken care of first. And an upcoming two-day conference will help women in the Edwards Plateau region determine the best management practices to make that happen. “Women – Takin’ On the Stewardship Challenge,” hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, […] The post Land stewardship conference offered for women Oct. 2-3 in Fredericksburg appeared first on AgriLife Today.
MARSHALL – An informational meeting about white-tailed deer and wild pigs is set for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 29 in Marshall. The event, sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Harrison and Panola counties, will be at the Marshall Civic Center, 2501 East End Blvd. S. and is free and open to the […] The post Specialists to talk about deer, wild pigs Aug. 29 in Marshall appeared first on AgriLife Today.