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.

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.  

Zika Virus Update

July 7, 2016 AgriLife Extension offers tips for avoiding Zika Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, Contact: Dr. Sonja Swiger, 254-968-4144, Dr. Mike Merchant, 972-952-9204, STEPHENVILLE – The mosquito-transmitted Zika virus is a potential threat to the health of unborn babies in Texas and other states, and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has stepped up efforts to educate the public on ways to protect themselves from this new menace, said agency entomologists. “While people enjoy outdoor activities and travel this summer, it’s important to remember that our first… Read More →