Upcoming Programs

Don’t forget about our Beekeeping Basics Program scheduled for Thursday, September 18th from 6-8 p.m. at the Mansfield Park Rec Center.  The program will be worth 2 hours of CEU credit and will feature an excellent speaker panel.  Cost is $15 and the deadline to register is September 12th.  This one is filling up fast so […]

Entomology Update

Below is the latest edition of Entomology Update which discusses asps. 08- Aug14- asps

Variety Test Results

Looking at planting a winter annual in the coming months?  Be sure to check out varietytesting.tamu.edu/wheat In addition to finding data on wheat, oat and small grain tests there is also information on disease, insect and weed control.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Advance Agriculture

The article below was written by Corey Moffet and was published through the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), more commonly referred to as drones in a majority of media outlets, have played an important role in U.S. military operations. These sophisticated flying machines have proven their utility in this arena, albeit at […]

Record Cattle Market “one for the ages”

Record cattle prices are the result of a “perfect storm” of factors, according to CattleFax analyst Kevin Good. He told ranchers and feeders attending last week’s Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Denver that tight supplies and robust demand, both domestic and international, have boosted calf, feeder and fed cattle prices to all-time highs. “It’s one […]

Facing the Quail Decline Workshop

KERRVILLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will co-conduct two “Facing the Quail Decline” workshops in Kerr and Mason counties in September. The programs will have similar formats, but speakers and topics will vary to fit the respective area. Both begin with registration from 7:30-8 a.m. followed […]

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, […]