Entomology Update

Below is the latest edition of the Entomology Update.  Very useful and timely information on aphid damage and management options. 07- Jul14- aphids

Beekeeping Basics

BANDERA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting a Beekeeping Basics Workshop from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Mansfield Park Recreation Center, 2886 Highway 16 N in Bandera. “The number of calls coming into the office related to bees in general is staggering,” said Sam Womble, AgriLife Extension agent for Bandera […]

Winter Forage Workshop

BANDERA — The Agriculture and Natural Resource Committee of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting a Winter Forage Workshop from 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Mansfield Park Recreation Center, 2886 Highway 16 N in Bandera. “This is sure to be an informative program as it will be presented by Dr. Larry […]

Texas Fruit Conference

The 3rd Texas Fruit Conference is planned for October 6th and 7th, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn, College Station, Texas. This program provides general education and research updates for commercial and recreational fruit producers. The program includes a new grower session on Monday afternoon, October 6th and a more broad-based slate of topics on Tuesday, […]

Huisache and Juniper Webinar

Huisache and Juniper – How to Treat! Presenter: Dr. Megan Clayton, and Dr. Alyson McDonald Date: Thursday, August 7, 2014 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST Credit: 1 TDA Pesticide CEU – Integrated Pest Management Description: This webinar will start with a look at huisache, a native, invasive brush species found in the Gulf […]

Beef Cattle Shortcourse

The 2014 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course will be held Monday, August 4 – Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in College Station, Texas on the campus of Texas A&M University. BCSC is the largest beef educational event in the country. It is a three day seminar that represents the culmination of knowledge from industry leaders and […]

Emergency Preparedness App

Be ready for a disaster or emergency with the Texas EDEN app. This emergency preparedness and recovery app provides simple information on how Texas individuals, families and businesses can prepare for and recover from a disaster such as a wildfire, hurricane, severe weather and more. Guides and Fact Sheets Include: – After a Disaster: Information […]

Beekeeping Program Planned

Check out the flyer below promoting our beekeeping program September 18th.  Make plans now to attend. Beekeeping Basic Flyer 2014

Beef Checkoff Referendum Results

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) today announced Texas beef producers have voted to establish a state-level Beef Checkoff program, which was approved by a wide margin of 66.79 percent of voters. Overall, 33.21 percent of voters opposed the measure. TDA conducted this referendum upon petition by cattle industry organizations under the authorities […]

Pasture Management – Just the Facts

The following information is from Forage Fax and was published by Dr. Larry Redmon, Professor and State Extension Forage Specialist Photosynthesis is the process by which plants combine solar energy, atmospheric CO2, and water, within green leaf tissue (chlorophyll) to produce carbohydrates. Plants use these carbohydrates as a source of energy to carry on basic […]