Category Archives: Ag/NR

Texas Corn Producers to Host Farm Bill Education Meeting Oct 18

Texas Corn Producers to Host Farm Bill Education Meeting in El Campo – October 18th By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County   Texas Corn Producers has asked Extension Agents to help promote a Farm Bill Educational Meeting coming to El Campo, October 18th.  It will be on Friday, October 18th from 9:00am to 11:00am at the El Campo Civic Center, 2350 N Mechanic St, El Campo. The meeting will be in the Duson Room. Texas Corn Producers is hosting Farm Bill workshops that will guide you… Read More →

Cotton, Grain Risk Management Workshop Oct 17

Cotton, grain risk management workshop October 17th at Wharton Fairgrounds Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County A cotton and grain risk management marketing workshop is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Wharton County Fairgrounds in Crescent, Texas.  The Wharton County Fairgrounds is located at 6036 FM 961 Rd. Registration begins at 8 a.m.  Our first presentation will begin at 8:30 a.m. The workshop is sponsored by the Wharton County AgriLife Extension Office and the Wharton County Row Crops Committee. “This is an excellent opportunity to be… Read More →

Wharton County Extension Quarterly Report Jun-Aug 2019

The Wharton County Extension Office staff are excited to share with you their programming accomplishments in the last quarter from June – August 2019.

Ag/Timber Numbers Must Be Renewed Every Four Years

Ag/Timber Numbers Must Be Renewed Every Four Years Current Registrations Expire December 31, 2019 By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County   Farmers, ranchers and timber producers can claim exemptions from some Texas taxes when purchasing certain items used exclusively to produce agricultural and timber products for sale.  But first, they have to obtain an Agricultural and Timber registration number.  Agricultural and Timber Registration Numbers (Ag/Timber Numbers) are issued by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.  This registration number must be renewed every four years, regardless of… Read More →

Ground Applications of 2,4-D Allowable by Permit in Wharton County beginning Sep 9th

Ground Applications of 2,4-D Allowable by Permit in Wharton County beginning September 9th By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County The Texas Department of Agriculture has granted the suspension of a rule regarding the application dates of 2,4-D in Wharton County – Section 7.53(oo)(1) and (2) of the special provisions for Wharton County of the Texas Pesticide Laws and Regulations.  The suspension allows for the ground application of 2,4-D and 2,4-D containing herbicides by permit on the west side of the Colorado River in Wharton County beginning… Read More →