Monthly Archives: October 2016

Texas State Historical Marker honoring Dr. Edward Fred Knipling

The dedication and unveiling of a Texas State Historical Marker honoring Dr. Edward Fred Knipling, a former Calhoun County resident who saved many lives, both human and animal, through the science of entomology. When:   Saturday, November 19, 2016, 10:00 a.m. Location:  Calhoun County Extension Bldg. 186 Henry Barber Way (former C.R. 101), Port Lavaca. More information HERE.

It is Soil Testing Time!

The Soil Fertility Experts at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service recommend soil testing fields for soil available nitrogen annually to a depth of 24 inches.  I am looking for fields  to demonstrate this idea.  I want to conduct field trials in Calhoun, Refugio and Victoria counties on cotton, corn and grain sorghum.  I will do the soil sampling and have analysis done at the Texas A&M Soil Testing Lab.  Please contact me to discuss these field demonstrations (361-920-1138). In 2013, we sampled 53 fields in Calhoun County and found… Read More →

South Texas Farm and Ranch Show

The South Texas Farm and Ranch Show will be held October 19 & 20 at the Victoria Community Center. The 2016 Show will feature over 125 booths and 25 guest speakers.  This is an opportunity to learn about new concepts and technologies in farming and ranching activities.  12 hours of CEUs will be offered for pesticide applicator license holders. The schedule of educational activities is HERE. Persons interested in obtaining a pesticide applicators license can receive the training required prior to testing (which must be done at another… Read More →