The Bexar County Extension Beef Cattle Committee will be sponsoring a program Tuesday, September 20th from 6-8 p.m. entitled Considerations for Landowners. The program will be held at the Bexar County Extension office and will cover Agricultural Valuation, Farm/Ranch Economics as well as a program update from the Farm Service Agency and Natural Resource Conservation… Read More →
Archives for June 2016
The AgriLife Extension programs in Bexar and Wilson counties will be offering a Hay Testing Campaign August 1-31st at a reduced cost of $5/sample. This is a great opportunity to have your hay analyzed prior to this fall and winter. Understanding the nutritional value of dry forage can save you a lot of dollars on… Read More →
Grassbur is a grass weed that is very troublesome in pastures and hay meadows throughout Texas. Most grassburs are easily recognized in the mature stage of growth when the “bur” seed heads become apparent. The bur itself is actually a “capsule” that usually contains from 1 to 3 seeds. We tend to think of the… Read More →
We would like to invite you to the 2016 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course August 1st – August 3rd. The 2016 event brochure can be found at the following link, http://beefcattleshortcourse.com/content/uploads/2016/06/Binder4.pdf. More information about the Beef Cattle Short Course can be found on our website http://beefcattleshortcourse.com.
It seems like we rely more and more on the internet and mobile devices to find answers to questions. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension has put together several good resources to aid homeowners and producers in finding information quick and easily. Below are a few links I visit regularly… 1. AgriLife Bookstore (http://agrilifebookstore.org) – an online… Read More →
Guadalupe County will be hosting a Field Crops program Wednesday, June 29th at the Extension Office. For more information, see the flyer below. 2016 Field Crops Program flyer
The following link will take you to this months edition of Browsing: http://animalscience.tamu.edu/beef-cattle-browsing-may-2016/ Click on the link or copy and paste the link in your web address bar. In this edition you will find the following: -Livestock and Climate Change -Genetic Effects on Calving Difficulty -Effect of bST at Breeding on Reproduction and Calf Performance… Read More →