Category Archives: Ag News

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 →

District 8 Farm & Ranch Seminar – December 8, 2016

District 8 Farm and Ranch Seminar Mark your calendars for December 8th! The District 8 Farm & Ranch Seminar will be held at the Texas Agrilife Research and Extension Center on Thursday, December 8, 2016. Registration will start at 7:00 a.m. with the program starting at 7:30 a.m. The program will include 4 hours general. 2 hours IPM and 2 hours Laws and Regulations. More information will be coming as we get it in our office. Cost is $50. Contact Erath Extension Office to register. 254-965-1460 or erath-tx@tamu.edu…. Read More →

Feral Hog Program – June 30, 2016

Feral Hog Program slated for June 30th Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Erath County will be hosting a Feral Hog Program on Thursday, June 30, 2016. It will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center at 1229 N US Highway 281 in Stephenville. Registration and meal will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by the program at 6:00 p.m. Josh Helcel, Wildlife Fisheries Extension Unit will speak on Wild Hog Impact, Biology and Control. Zach Havens, Erath County Game Warden will cover Laws and… Read More →

Ingredients for a Successful Vegetable Garden – May 27, 2016

Join us for a program on summer vegetable gardens. May 27, 2016 at 2 – 4 PM at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center 1229 N US Hwy 281, Stephenville, TX Register at the door. Registration fee is $10.  

Cross Timbers Brush Management Symposium – May 12, 2016

NOTICE:  Location Change The location of this event has been changed. The new location is: Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center 1229 N US Hwy 281 Stephenville, TX 76401 Don’t miss this event! If you do, you will miss your chance to win 1 Gallon of Sendero or 1 Gallon of Pasture Guard. To register, please contact James Jackson at: 254-968-4144 or JamesR.Jackson@ag.tamu.edu Make checks payable to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Checks can be mailed to: Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center 1229 N US Hwy… Read More →

Spring DOPA Meeting – April 7, 2016

On April 7, 2016, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Erath, Comanche and Hamilton Counties will host a Spring DOPA meeting. The morning session will begin with a tour of Huckabay Ridge Anaerobic Digestion Facility. Sign-in begins at 9:30 AM and the tour will begin at 10:00 AM. The facility is located at 139 County Road 404, which is a few miles northwest of Stephenville. Click HERE for directions from Stephenville. Click HERE for directions from Dublin. After the tour, we will head to the Texas A&M AgriLife Research… Read More →

Horticulture Program – February 19, 2016

Would you like to improve the aesthetics of your yard by getting rid of unwanted weeds? How about learning more about aquaponics or taking a tour of an aquaponics facility? Aquaponics is basically the marriage of aquaculture (raising fish) and hydroponics (the soil-less growing of plants) that grows fish and plants together in one integrated system. The Erath AgriLife Extension Service will give you that opportunity on Friday, February 19, 2016 from 2:00-5:00 p.m.   Horticulture Program Friday, February 19, 2016 2 – 5 pm at Tarleton Meats… Read More →

Multi-County Farm & Ranch Seminar – Dec. 10, 2015

District 8 Farm & Ranch Seminar Thursday, December 10th, 2015 Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center 1229 N US Highway 281, Stephenville, TX 76401 8 CEU credits offered 5 General, 1 Laws & Regs, 2 IPMs Registration Fee: $50 Pre-register by December 7, 2015 by printing and completing THIS FORM and returning it with payment to the Erath Extension Office. Registration begins at 7 AM Program begins at 7:30 AM TOPICS & SPEAKERS: Laws & Regulations (1 Laws & Regs) Local County Extension Agent Forage Pest Management… Read More →

Fall Turfgrass Maintenance Seminar – August 28, 2015

Fall Turfgrass Maintenance Seminar August 28, 2015 2 – 4 pm at Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center on Highway 281, Stephenville $10 Registration fee FREE to students with a TSU ID 1 CEU (IPM) offered Register at: 254-965-1460 or erath-tx@tamu.edu Learn about: Mowing height and frequency annual weed control fertilizers tree care tree diseases Speakers: Dr. Hennen Cummings, Ph.D., Assistant Professor & Director of Turfgrass Management at Tarleton State Universit Renee Burks, Staff Forester III at Texas A&M Forest Service Lonnie Jenschke, County Extension Agent –… Read More →

The Big Five – Brush Seminar – August 25, 2015

The Big Five – Mesquite, Prickly Pear, Ashe Juniper, Yucca & Weeds Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Erath County will host an Ag Seminar on The Big Five on August 25, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the AgriLife Research & Extension Center at 1229 N US Hwy 281 in Stephenville. TOPICS & SPEAKERS: Lonnie Jenschke, Erath County Ag Extension Agent, will talk on Plant Identification. James Jackson, Texas A&M AgriLife Research – Range Specialist, will speak on Pasture Managent. Gerald Hobson with Bayer Chemical will speak on… Read More →