Category Archives: Workshops

Small Acreage Opportunities

    Ag Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent –Ag/NR Smith County   Small Acreage Opportunities You may ask, what determines a small acreage operation?  Any landowner that does not feel their property is not large enough to compete with larger landowners in the same areas of interest.  You may also ask, how can I make a difference?  If managed properly, your small acreage Agriculture ventures can be very successful as well as very competitive. Small acreage operations may range from 5 to 100 acres; many… Read More →

Rebuilding the Beef Herd

Ag Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent –Ag/NR Smith County   Rebuilding the Beef Herd Drought presents unique and difficult management decisions when it comes to raising livestock.  The drought has caused many in the livestock industry to relocate or even liquidate cattle herds around Texas.  As producers begin to look to expand their cattle herds in the next several years, have a plan in place to do so correctly. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Livestock Specialists have indicated the smaller cow inventory combined with high input… Read More →

Two–5 CEU Courses, December 2013

2013 December PAT Two 5 CEU Courses set for December at the Overton Center.  Click on the above link to access the flyer.

5 CEU Course–Beef and Forage

ETX Beef & Forage Clinic_11-12-13 Please click on the above link to access the flyer for this 5 CEU course.

Texas Fruit Conference

Tex Fruit Conf 2013 The 2nd Annual Texas Fruit Conference is an educational program designed to meet the needs of novice and experienced orchardists in Texas.  Last Year’s 2012 conference went “back to the basics”, with significant devotion to new orchard projects.  This year a balanced blend of topics will be offered for growers who are just starting a fruit orchard or who have been growing and selling fruits for many years.  While this conference is intended to assist commercial fruit producers, the materials presented will also be… Read More →