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Rainwater Catchment Program

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

See the flyer below for information on a Rainwater Catchment Program planned for Saturday morning, November 15th the Silver Sage Community Center in Bandera. Rainwater Catchment Program Agenda        

What do Quality Grades Mean to Consumers?

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

The following was obtained from the October Beef Cattle Browsing Newsletter.   A survey was conducted of over 1000 consumers to assess perceptions of Select, Choice and Prime. Respondents were asked to: 1) rank the three grades on leanness, 2) rank the three on juiciness, and 3) match pictures of ribeyes showing the grades with grade names […]

Carpenter Ants

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Below is the latest Entomology Update on carpenter ants. 10- Oct14- carpenter ants

IntrepidT 2F Insecticide for Fall Armyworm Control

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Below is a fact sheet from Dow AgroSciences on using Intrepid 2F insecticide for fall armyworm control in bermudagrass pastures. Intrepid_Pastures_Fact Sheet_new

Calculators Predict Forage and Hay Reserves

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The following article was published in the October 2014 issue of Ag News and Views. Have you ever wanted to predict the future? Now you can and, best of all, the tool to do so is free on the Noble Foundation website. Before you get too excited, the future I’m talking about only applies to […]

Veterinary Entomology Newsletter

Monday, October 6th, 2014

The attached newsletter has several good articles like the latest on the kissing bug outbreak and vesicular stomatitis.  Be sure and scroll to the bottom to check out some of the journal reviews. September_2014_Newsletter

Beef Cattle Browsing

Monday, October 6th, 2014

The following link will take you to this month’s edition of Browsing:  http://animalscience.tamu.edu/beef-cattle-browsing-september-2014/. Click on the link or copy and paste the link into your web address bar. In this edition you will find the following: Consumer Perceptions of Food Technology Effect of Trace Mineral Injections or Pre-Weaned and Post-Weaned Calves Marbling – Just a […]

TSCRA Ranch Gathering

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will be hosting a Ranch Gathering in Uvalde on Tuesday, October 28th.  The event will be at the Uvalde County Fairplex (2001 US 90 W).  The event is free and includes a beef dinner.  The program will feature an update on TSCRA activities and key issues facing the […]

Private Applicator Training

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

A Private Applicator Training program will be offered on Tuesday, October 7th at the Bandera County Extension Office, 2886 Hwy 16 N located at Mansfield Park.  Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. with the training to follow at 8:30 a.m.  Lunch will not be provided.  This training is for people who do not have a license or those who had […]

Record Calf Prices, Spend it Wisely!

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

The following article was written by Carrie Johnson and published in Southern Livestock Standard. Calf prices are setting records this year and now that you have sold; you are looking at a substantial increase in spending money. A major decision that needs to be made is whether or not profits should be used for personal […]