Tag Archives: weed management

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 →

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 →

Turfgrass Management Seminar – January 31, 2014

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Erath County and the Tarleton State University Turfgrass Management program have teamed up to offer a Turfgrass Management Seminar on Friday, January 31st at the Tarleton Teaching Pavilion and the Turfgrass Field Lab located at the College Farm. The program will start at 2:00 p.m. Several topics related to turfgrass management will be covered. However, the focus will be on water conservation in the home lawn/landscape, and on pre-emergent and post-emergent control of weeds in the turf and fertility management. As mentioned… Read More →

Fall Turfgrass Field Day – October 5, 2013

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Erath County and the Tarleton State University Turfgrass Management program have teamed up to offer a Fall Turfgrass Field Day on Saturday, October 5th at the Tarleton Turfgrass Field Lab located at the College Farm. Winter annual weeds can be a major issue in turfgrass.  They will germinate in late summer or early fall and they usually go unnoticed until early spring when they begin to mature and flower.  At that point, they are very difficult to control.  Weeds such as henbit,… Read More →

Soil Fertility Program – March 21, 2013

Soil Fertility, Nutrient Management, & Grasshopper Control 2 hours of DOPA Credit Offered and 3 hours of CEUs offered (2 general, 1 IPM) March 21, 2013 10 am – 2 pm Registration begins at 9:30 am Location: Comanche County Community Center Comanche, TX Hosted by: Comanche/Hamilton/Erath Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Registration Fee: program cost & meal are courtesy of local sponsors Speakers: Dr. Sam Feagley, the State Soil Specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in College Station —will be discussing soil fertility and fertility programs Dr. Vanessa Corriher, Texas… Read More →

Native Rangeland Weed & Brush Management Field Day

Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Erath County will host a Native Rangeland Weed and Brush Management Field Day on August 30, 2012 Registration: 8 am Program: 8:30 – 10:45 am Cost: $10 CEUs offered: 2 General  This program will focus on native rangeland weed management along with the control of prickly pear, mesquite and yucca. In addition to the discussions, participants will have the opportunity to view the results of weed plots on native rangeland that were sprayed in April. Also, we will conduct a demonstration of equipment… Read More →