Winter Silage Program December 18, 2018

Winter Silage Program
10:00am – 2:00pm
December 18, 2018

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 CEUs – (1 – IPM, 1 – General)

Erath, Comanche and Hamilton Counties Cooperating

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 limited to 12 participants.

Registration fee is $90 for all 3 classes, the fee includes recipes, handouts and all ingredients for 6 freezer ready meals for a family of 4.  That’s only $3.75/person a meal!

You may register for individual sessions at $40 per session.

To register call the Erath County Extension Office at 254-965-1460, no later than Friday October 5th

Tri-County Cattle Gathering – October 23, 2018

Tri-County Cattle Gathering
October 23,2018 Noon – 3 pm
RSVP by Oct 19th 254-965-1460
Dublin Sale Barn
9862 Hwy 6, Dublin, TX

Erath, Comanche and Hamilton Counties Cooperating

Lunch will be provided

Chute side manners
What are sale buyers and feedlots looking for?

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 August 3rd  to Erath Extension office at

254-965-1460 or

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
Cost: $25.00 – Lunch will be provided
(Lawyer & Economist Info for $6.25 per hour!!)


Tiffany Lashmet – Texas AgriLife
Extension Agricultural Law Specialist in
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 receive a copy of the
Rancher’s Agricultural Leasing Handbook, which
contains checklists and sample lease language.




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

Mark your calendar!


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 the inaugural Texan Livestock Judging Clinic hosted by Tarleton State University. The day will include several sessions for judgers of all skill levels. Basic judging workshops are provided for inexperienced judgers and several practice classes will be geared toward more experienced judgers. All attendees will have the opportunity to judge practice classes at their own pace with their teams or adult leaders, followed by an official critique of each class.

Questions? Please contact David Roper,

Tentative Schedule

9-1o a.m. Registration 10 a.m. Species Workshops noon-1 p.m. Lunch

1 – 3 p.m. Practice Classes 3 – 4 p.m. Official Placings 4 p.m. Adjourn


2019 Junior Livestock Show Rule Book

AgriLife Logo

Click here to download the new 2019 JLSEC Rule Book

2019 JLSEC RULE BOOK_Revised 04.27.18

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.

The cost of the program will be $50.00 (includes barrel and supplies).

Please RSVP at the Erath County Extension Office.

254-965-1460 or