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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 →

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 →

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

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 →

Cross Timbers Land Management Symposium May 11, 2018

This event will highlight land management practices, opportunities that are available, and present a trade show, having vendors that are relative to land management in the Cross Timbers Area. May 11, 2018 9:00am – 3:30pm Registration @ 8:30am City Hall 1907 E Washington Stephenville, TX $30 per person Lunch will be provided Contact your local County Extension Office for more information and to pre-register. Bringing the latest information in the science and practices of brush management on rangelands to the Cross Timbers Area    

Rain Barrel Harvesting Workshop – April 19, 2018

The Erath Texas AgriLife Extension Office and Erath County Master Gardener Interns will be hosting a Rain Barrel Water Harvesting Workshop Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM The workshop will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center- Corner of Highway 281 & Highway 8 in Stephenville. Our guest speaker will be Dottie Woodson, Texas AgriLife Water Specialist. The program will help participants learn about the benefits of rainwater harvesting. Building your own rainwater harvesting system to collect and utilize water…. Read More →

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 →