Farm and Ranch
  • The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Ranch Management University will be offered April 3-7, said Dr. Larry Redmon, Texas A&M University soil and crop sciences associate department head and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program leader, College Station.
  • Peach trees are the most popular fruit tree grown in Texas. Talk to your local AgriLife Extension horticulturist about the best varieties of fruit trees to plant in your area. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Adam Russell)
  • Wild hogs are causing problems for producers in the Rolling Plains. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter)
  • A winter-wheat field in the Panhandle. Low prices and poor weather have led to a decrease in planted wheat acres statewide, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Kay Ledbetter)
  • The annual Texas Farm-Ranch-Wildlife Expo co-hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Taylor County and the Abilene Chamber of Commerce is set for 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Feb. 21 and 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene.
  • The best rodeo competitors – both two-legged and four-legged – from around the world will be featured this week at The American Semi-Finals and RFD TV's The American presented by Polaris RANGER.
  • The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Fannin County would like to invite you and your family to the 2nd Annual Fannin County Farm and Ranch Roundup to take place at the Fannin County Multi-Purpose Complex, 700 FM 87 in Bonham from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017.
  • More than 700 rodeo contestants head for Cowtown Coliseum this week for The American Semifinals. The rodeo will pay nearly $1 million to winners, making it the richest rodeo open to the world. Twelve-year-old Dally Parker of Pilot Point will try to become the second youngest contestant to advance to AT&T Stadium.
  • Rain that was in the forecast ended up in the fields to replenish a parched North Texas.
  • Dr. Joe Outlaw, co-director of the Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University in College Station, discusses crop outlook at the recent Southwest Ag Issues Summit in Fort Worth. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin)
  • Winter six-row barley growing near Thrall in April in a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service variety trial. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo)
  • Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service forage specialist, Overton, in a dormant Bermuda grass pasture overtaken by volunteer ryegrass. Producers have options to rid pastures of ryegrass and help Bermuda grass emerge as temperatures warm. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Adam Russell)