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Cool Season Forages – To Plant or Not to Plant?

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

The following is from Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Forage Extension Specialist, Soil & Crop Sciences, Overton, TX Areas of Texas have received very little rainfall since the end of June. As we begin the month of October many of us are questioning whether to plant cool season annual forages (such as ryegrass, small grains or legumes). Many […]

Hill Country Youth Commercial Heifer Show and Sale

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Make plans to attend the Hill Country Youth Commercial Heifer Show and Sale October 8th in Fredericksburg.  See below for details! SaleFlyer (3)

Weather Forecast

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

In the latest edition of Southern Livestock Standard, Brian Bledsoe shares his thoughts and predictions on what our forecast looks like heading into winter.  As you know, we are in an EL Nino pattern which typically brings warmer temperatures and wetter weather.  I think we can all agree on the warmer temperatures, but what happened to […]

Olive Production and Management Seminar

Monday, September 28th, 2015

See the attached flyer on an Olive Production and Management Seminar to be held at the San Antonio Livestock Exposition Dairy Barn from 10-4 p.m. Monday, November 30th.  Registration is $30 and includes lunch. 11-30-15 Olive Production & Mgmt  

Chronic Wasting Disease Program

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Mark your calendar for this informative and educational event. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in cooperation with the Ranchers and Landowners Association and Texas Parks and Wildlife will co-sponsor a Chronic Wasting Disease program Tuesday, October 13th at the Bandera United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall located at 1103 Cedar Street in Bandera. Registration is at […]

Fall Field Day

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Plan now for the Fall Field Day Thursday, October 22nd from 9-11:30 a.m. at Herbst Ranch.  See the attached news release for program specifics. Fall Field Day

Chronic Wasting Disease Program Planned

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Ranchers and Landowners Association of Texas and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be sponsoring a Chronic Wasting Disease Program on Tuesday, October 13th at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Bandera.  The program will begin at 5:30 p.m.  Be watching the newspaper for more information.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting a Private Pesticide Applicator Training on Tuesday, October 6th.  Registration will begin at 8 with the training to follow at 8:30 a.m.  We will conclude around lunch.  The training will be held at the Extension Office and is for individuals interested in purchasing and applying restricted use pesticides on their own property.  […]

Body Condition Scoring

Monday, September 21st, 2015

The attached document was shared by Steve Stone.  It was put together by a couple of County Agents with the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Body Condition Scoring

Veterinary Entomology Newsletter

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Below is the latest edition of the Veterinary Entomology Newsletter.  There are several pertinent and timely articles of interest. August_2015_Newsletter