Category Archives: Ag/NR

5 CEU Pesticide Recertification Conference Feb 13

5-CEU Pesticide Recertification Program offered in Wharton County – February 13, 2020  By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County  The Wharton County office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is proud to announce an opportunity for pesticide license holders to earn five continued education credits (CEUs) toward their TDA pesticide applicators license. The Wharton County Office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will hold their annual 5-CEU program on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the Wharton County Fairgrounds – Crescent Hall in Crescent, TX.  Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. … Read More →

USDA Local Working Group Meeting Jan 15

USDA Local Working Group Meeting open to all Ag Producers, Ag Leaders, and Individuals with Interest in Resource Conservation – Wednesday, January 15, 2020  By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County At 2:00 p.m. next Wednesday, January 15, 2020, in conjunction with the 2020 Western Rice Belt Conference, the USDA-Natural Resource Conservation Service will hold their annual Local Working Group (LWG).  I encourage all farmers, ranchers, federal, state and local agencies, agricultural leaders, organizations, businesses and other individuals to attend the Local Working Group meeting.  The LWG… Read More →

2019 Replicated Agronomic Cotton Evaluation (RACE) Trial results

To assist Texas cotton producers in remaining competitive in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Blacklands, South Texas/Wintergarden, and Upper Coastal regions ), the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Cotton Agronomy program has been conducting, large plot, on-farm, replicated variety trials for the past eleven years. This approach provides a good foundation of information that can be utilized to assist the variety selection process, where all companies have the opportunity to participate. These trials occur on producer’s farms and are managed by the producers.  The sole objective of these trials… Read More →

27th Annual Upper Gulf Coast Grain Handlers Conference – January 14, 2020

27th Annual Upper Gulf Coast Grain Handlers Conference – January 14, 2020 By Laramie Naumann County Extension Agent Colorado County The 27th annual Upper Gulf Coast Grain Handlers Conference will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the El Campo Civic Center.  Kicking off with registration at 7:30 am, the program will begin at 8:30 am and should conclude around 3:30 pm.  A catered lunch will be provided.  Five CEUs (pending approval from TDA) will be offered to all TDA pesticide applicators that sign in at the… Read More →

Annual Western Rice Belt Conference Jan 15

Annual Western Rice Belt Conference-El Campo, Texas – January 15, 2020 The annual Western Rice Belt Production Conference will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the El Campo Civic Center.  Registration for the conference will begin at 7:30 a.m., with the main program to begin at 8:10 a.m.  After a catered lunch, provided by area agribusiness sponsors, the program will conclude around 2:00 p.m. This joint effort of our Western Rice Belt planning committee, The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, U.S. Rice Producers Association, and Texas… Read More →