Author Archives: JoDitt Williams

Water Well Owners Educational Event – April 24, 2018

Water Well Owners Educational Event April 24, 2018 Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center 1229 N US Hwy 281 (corner of Hwy 281 & Lingleville Hwy) Stephenville, TX Pre-register for the workshop at  or call 979-845-1461 The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 1-5 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1229 N. US Highway 281. It is being offered to area private water well owners through collaboration with the Middle Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. “The Texas… Read More →

Spring DOPA Training – April 10, 2018

On April 10, 2018, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Erath, Comanche and Hamilton Counties will host a Spring DOPA meeting. It will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center on N. Hwy 281 in Stephenville.   5 DOPA Credits offered! 2 DOPA credits – Morning Session 3 DOPA credits – Afternoon Session Agenda – Morning Session 9:30AM Registration 10:00 Weed Control, Herbicides & Potential Herbicide Residuals in Manure by James Jackson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Range Specialist 11:00 Liability Issues from Herbicide… Read More →

Dinner Tonight Cooking School – April 10, 2018

Save the Date for: 7th Annual Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School AgriLife Extension, Erath, Comanche, Eastland, Hamilton, Hood, Parker & Stephens Counties presents: WHEN: April 10 at 5:45 – 8 PM at WHERE: Cowboy Church of Erath County 4945 US 67 Stephenville, TX 76401 COST: $25 Gift Bags for each attendee containing Dinner Tonight cookbook, goodies from The Home Place, Texas Beef Council and more Great doorprizes from The Home Place! Last year was a hit, so we will have, again this year: 15+ Food Vendors lots of taste… Read More →

Leadership Advisory Board Overview

Erath County LAB Chair, Gary Sult gives a great overview of the purpose and mission of Leadership Advisory Boards in connection with local County Extension Agents.

4-H Food Challenge 2017

See District 8 4-H website for District contest info and complete Rules & Guidelines, scorecards, worksheets, and more helpful resources. Erath County Food Show/Food Challenge Information  Registration Deadline:  Thursday, November 9, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. – call or email – 254-965-1460 or   Food Challenge Food Show ·         Name of team and team member names/age group ·         Name of individual participant and age group · $25 entry fee Make sure you have enrolled for this 4-H year.   ·         Category chosen: (Protein, Fruit & Vegetables, Grains, or… Read More →

Central Texas QuickBooks Pro Shortcourse – October 5, 2017

 COURSE OVERVIEW QuickBooks Pro computer short-courses are taught in a single-day format, beginning at 9:00 A.M. and ending at 4:00 P.M. The class registration fee is $50 which covers computer lease payments and teaching materials.  Couples are encouraged to attend and will be charged only one registration fee if they share a computer.  Class size for each course is limited to 15 so that individualized attention can be provided to all participants. PROGRAM SUMMARY QuickBooks Pro is a double entry business accounting program often utilized by agricultural lenders… Read More →

Youth Fair 2018

It’s time to begin working on your projects for Youth Fair 2018. Please read the rules carefully, as there are quite a few changes this year. View the new Rules and Guidelines HERE. Download the 2018 Youth Fair Entry Form HERE.   Youth Fair 2018 SCHEDULE Friday, December 1, 2017 – ENTRIES and FEES DUE by 5:00 p.m.   Friday, December 1, 2017 – DEADLINE to submit digital photos (for all Photography entries) Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – Online JUDGING of photography entries   Friday, December 15, 2017… Read More →

Erath Pasture to Packer Program 2017 – 2018

We are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Pasture to Packer Program. Applications (including loan applications) need to be completed and in the Extension office by August 26, 2017. Download P2P Application.   Download Loan Application. The program, offered through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Erath County and Erath 4-H, is designed to teach youth: the economic and production facets of an agricultural project valuable leadership skills. loan application process marketing strategies After acceptance to the program, the participants begin working with Lone Star Ag Credit, to… Read More →

JLSEC 2018 Rulebook

Click HERE to download a PDF of the 2018 Junior Livestock Show of Erath County Rulebook.  

Annie’s Project 2017

Annie’s Project Empowering Women in Agriculture Annie’s Project is a nationally awarded workshop series for women. It’s focus is farm/ranch management and dynamic decision-making in the complex world of agriculture. Thursday Evenings beginning in September 6:00 pm. – 9:00 p.m. September 7, 14, and 21 October 5, 12, and 19 Location: Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center 1229 N US Hwy 281, Stephenville Registration: $50/person covers materials for all six sessions. Download registration form for more info. Topics to be discussed include critical decision-making and information areas… Read More →