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Industrial Hemp Seminar Dec 10 in Wharton

Industrial Hemp Seminar December 10th in Wharton By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County Anyone who’s been keeping up with current events in agriculture will know that there’s a growing interest in growing industrial hemp.  This new interest began with the enacted 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized hemp with a tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration of no more than 0.3% on a dry-weight basis. Thus, the 2018 Farm Bill allows for expanding cultivation of hemp, but not marijuana. In the 86th Texas Legislative session this year, the Texas Legislature… Read More →

Industrial Hemp Seminar Dec 10 in Wharton

Industrial Hemp Seminar December 10th in Wharton By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County Anyone who’s been keeping up with current events in agriculture will know that there’s a growing interest in growing industrial hemp.  This new interest began with the enacted 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized hemp with a tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration of no more than 0.3% on a dry-weight basis. Thus, the 2018 Farm Bill allows for expanding cultivation of hemp, but not marijuana. In the 86th Texas Legislative session this year, the Texas Legislature… 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.

1st Annual AgriLife Upper Gulf Coast Wildlife Expo

Extension News Release 1st Annual Upper AgriLife Gulf Coast  Wildlife Expo – August 24th By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County, Texas Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Wharton and Matagorda County are excited to announce that we’ll be hosting a Wildlife Expo in Bay City, Texas on Saturday, August 24th.  The event will be held at the WCJC Bay City Campus at 4000 Ave. F, Bay City, Texas.  County Extension Agents and Texas Parks and Wildlife officials have put together an agenda of topics and presenters that… Read More →

2019 Wharton County Cotton & Soybean Turn Row Meeting

Wharton – AgriLife Extension to host Soybean and Cotton Turn Row Meeting – July 10th By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Wharton County Office will host a  Soybean and Cotton Turn Row Meeting on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.  The soybean turn row meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Howard and Dolly Wittig Farm in Lane City.  You may have seen the soybean variety plot from Hwy 60 in Lane City.  The soybean plot is located at the corner of Hwy… Read More →