Author Archives: susan.driskill

Feral Hog Program 11-30-18

Feral Hog Program November 30, 2018 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, 1229 N US Hwy 281, Stephenville Cost: $10.00 ( Includes lunch at noon) RSVP by November 28th  254-965-1460 or Agenda Management Methods for Wild Hogs – by John Tomecek, Assistant Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist, Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Sciences, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

District 8 Farm and Ranch Seminar 12-13-18

District 8 Farm and Ranch Seminar Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:00am – 4:00pm Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center, 1229 N US Hwy 281, Stephenville, TX Cost: $50.00       RSVP by December 10, 2018 at 254-965-1460 or email: AGENDA                                  7:00 am       Registration  7:30 am      Laws and Regulations 1 hr. L&R   Local Extension Agent – Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service 8:30 am      “Turfgrass Disease and Management”  1hr. IPM     Dr. Becky Grubbs –  Assistant Professor,… Read More →

Maintain No Gain

Maintain No Gain provides motivational tools, healthy recipes, and fitness tips to help you control your weight over the holiday season, a 6-week period when the average American gains extra pounds. Anyone can participate! It’s FREE. WHEN: The program begins on November 12, 2018 and lasts for 6 weeks. WHERE: The program takes place online, with interactive activities related to nutrition, physical activity, stress and emotional eating, and social support. HOW TO REGISTER: Visit and create an account, if needed. Then, just select “Maintain No Gain –… Read More →

Winter Silage Program December 18, 2018

Winter Silage Program 10:00am – 2:00pm December 18, 2018 DUBLIN ROTARY BLDG 136 E. BLACKJACK DUBLIN, TX 76446 10:00am – Dr. Jourdan Bell, Extension Agronomist, Amarillo Forage Sorghum Options and Benefits 11:00am – Dr. Ed Bynum, Extension Entomologist, Amarillo Managing Sugar Cane Aphid 12:00pm – Lunch – will be provided 12:30pm – Dr. Jennifer Spencer & Dr. Juan Piñeiro Dairy Specialists Updates 1:00pm – Dr. Jourdan Bell, Extension Agronomist, Amarillo Management and Ensiling grasses for Quality Silage 2 DOPA 2 CEUs – (1 – IPM, 1 – General) Erath,… Read More →

Cooking with Friends October 11, 18, 25, 2018

Too Busy to Cook? Cooking with Friends takes the guess work out of your daily dinner dilemma.  This program is designed to help and provide you with ready to cook freezer main dishes that you prepare in advance so that all you have to do is heat it up!  All students will participate in the hands on cooking workshop to create easy multiple packaged meals. Dates are: October 11, 18, 25, 2018 from 5:30pm – 7pm Location: Tarleton State University, Wisdom Gym, Room 176 Register today! Class is… Read More →

Tri-County Cattle Gathering – October 23, 2018

Tri-County Cattle Gathering October 23,2018 Noon – 3 pm RSVP by Oct 19th 254-965-1460 Location: Dublin Sale Barn 9862 Hwy 6, Dublin, TX Erath, Comanche and Hamilton Counties Cooperating Lunch will be provided Topics: Chute side manners What are sale buyers and feedlots looking for? Speakers: Ron Gill – Associate Department Head for Extension Animal Science, College Station Jason Cleere – Associate Professor & Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, College Station

4-H T-Shirt Fundraiser!

$10.00 Shirt Youth, Adult and Extended sizes available Order DUE August 31st! Proceeds will be used towards Erath 4-H club, member and team needs.

Animal Handling Training – August 7, 2018

ATTN: Dairy owners, managers and employees The Texas AgriLife Extension Offices in Erath, Comanche and Hamilton Counties will host a Dairy Animal Handling Training Tuesday, August 7th 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Tarleton Dairy Center, 2929 N US Hwy 281, Stephenville   Presentations will be in English and Spanish. Speakers will be Dr. Hagevoort from NMSU and Armando Garcia from NMSU. Topics will include safe and appropriate dairy animal handling techniques and stockmanship skills. Lunch will be provided by Zoetis and refreshments by Dairy Max. Please RSVP by… Read More →

Agriculture Law/Leasing Workshop August 28, 2018

Agriculture Law/ Leasing Workshop Texas AgriLife Extension Research Center 1229 N US Hwy 281, Stephenville, Tx August 28, 2018 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Limited to first 90 participants RSVP by August 24th 254-965-1460 Cost: $25.00 – Lunch will be provided (Lawyer & Economist Info for $6.25 per hour!!)   Instructors: Tiffany Lashmet – Texas AgriLife Extension Agricultural Law Specialist in Amarillo Jason Johnson – Texas AgriLife Extension Economist in Stephenville Landowner Leases and checklist Landowner Liability General Ag Laws Landowner Leasing Rates and Resources All participants will… Read More →

Inaugural Texan Livestock Judging Clinic hosted by Tarleton State University – July 25, 2018

Mark your calendar! FOR THE INAUGURAL TEXAN LIVESTOCK JUDGING CLINIC HOSTED BY TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018  |  Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Deadline to register is Friday, July 13 Cost: $50/person (includes youth & adults) Register online at    Payment is due with registration. This clinic is open to rising 3rd graders through high school seniors. All youth must be accompanied by a chaperone Location: Tarleton State University Ag Center (Teaching Pavillion), 2065 College Farm Road, Stephenville, TX Make plans to attend… Read More →