Category Archives: Ag News

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 http://twon.tamu.edu/training/  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 →

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 →

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 →