Category Archives: Workshops

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 →

High Tunnel Conference

High Tunnel Flyer The Texas High Tunnel Conference is a day-long program following the Texas Fruit Conference on Wednesday, October 2nd, covering the special topic of growing strawberries and other fruit/vegetable crops in low-cost, frost protection shelters.  The High Tunnel Conference will also be held at the Best Western in Bryan, Texas. 

Hay Show Entries Sought

Ag Biz News Column By:  Chad Gulley County Extension Agent—Ag/NR Smith County   Smith County Hay Show Entries Sought Time is quickly approaching for Smith County forage producers to enter samples into the 2013 hay show that is held in conjunction with the East Texas State Fair.  Producers and youth benefit from this event which has been the focus of the fair’s Howdy Neighbor Barbecue for the past 29 years. This year’s Hay Show results, auction and Howdy Neighbor Barbecue will be held Monday, September 23 at the… Read More →

29th Annual Smith County Hay Show Rules

2013 hay show rules (2) Please click on the Hay Show Rules link directly above to access the rules for the 2013 Smith County Hay Show.

Backyard Chicken Program–June 1

(Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo) Flyer – Backyard Chicken Program Please click on the above link to access the program flyer.