Farm and Ranch
  • If you are interested in participating, please call (903-583-7453) or come by the Fannin County Extension Office (2505 N. Center St., Bonham, TX 75418) to pick up an application for the training. Completed applications must be returned to the Extension office on or before Thursday, January 12.
  • Are you ready for the ride of a lifetime? The excitement and action of any of our rodeo performances await your arrival. Choose from 30 PRCA and 6 specialty rodeo performances, including the Best of the West Ranch Rodeo, Best of Mexico Celebración, Cowboys of Color Rodeo, Bulls’ Night Out and World’s Original Indoor Rodeo®. Each performance offers spectators a unique opportunity to watch the toughest cowboys and cowgirls from all over the nation compete for the respective event titles.
  • This program will feature Wildlife and Fisheries Specialist, Dr. Billy Higginbotham who has been at the front end of Feral Hog Research for years. Topics at this program will address the biology of feral hogs, how they affect wildlife, and control methods.
  • The Fannin County Extension Service will be hosting a Soil Testing Seminar that will take place on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at the Derrell Hall Education Center, 2505 N. Center St. in Bonham. This program will take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and is free to attend.
  • Helping dairy, beef and other producers protect working grasslands in 43 states
  • Results of sale Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 1,864 head
  • The County Executive Director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Fannin County, Scott Tiemann, announced today that ranchers and livestock producers may be eligible for assistance from the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) for grazing losses incurred in 2016.
  • Two Hopkins County suspects were arrested Jan. 2 and charged with burglary after stealing at least 13 saddles from victims in Leon, Hopkins, Titus, Taylor and Lubbock counties.
  • Three fruit tree seminars will be presented in January by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. (Texas Agricultural Experiment Station photo by Rod Santa Ana III)
  • The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) announced today that the 140th annual Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo, the biggest ranching industry event in Texas and Oklahoma, is scheduled for March 31 – April 2, 2017 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.
  • The 2017 Beef Cattle Short Course will be held on two consecutive Thursdays — Jan. 12 and 19 — in Room 101 of the Performing Arts building at Palo Alto College in San Antonio. (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Steve Byrns)
  • Winter six-row barley growing near Thrall in April in a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service variety trial. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo)