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.
- Chill HoursAg Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent –Ag/NR Smith County Chill Hours for Fruit Trees Chill hours are important to many wanting to grow fruit trees around the state of Texas. The dormant buds of many plants require a period of cold weather to grow, flower, and develop properly, but requirements vary widely by species. For dormant buds of fr […]
- Texas Food Connection WeekAg Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent—Ag/NR Smith County Texas Food Connection Week Agriculture is life. Agriculture touches all our lives daily. From the food we eat, the clothes we wear, and the structures we use to provide shelter, agriculture is all around us. Texas farmers and ranchers work daily to produce a source of good, wholeso […]
- Container GardeningAg Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent –Ag/NR Smith County Vegetable Gardening in Containers Do you want to grow vegetables in your garden however you find that space is limited or insufficient to do so? Container gardening may be an option for you. Growing vegetables in containers in a window sill, patio, or a balcony may provide enough […]
- Time to Soil TestAg Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent –Ag/NR Smith County Have you taken a Soil Test? We all took tests in school but have you ever taken a soil test? Now is a great time to be soil testing your gardens, lawns, pastures, and hay fields in preparation of spring planting and fertilization. A soil test is the sure way to determine nutrients pr […]
- Texas Master NaturalistAg Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent—Ag/NR Smith County Texas Master Naturalist The Texas Master Naturalist™ program is a partnership between the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department that has resulted in a unique master volunteer organization. The mission of the Texas Master Natur […]
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