Since private water well owners are responsible for the quality of their drinking water, the Texas Well Owner Network program on Thursday, August 18 in Crowley will provide in-depth knowledge to maintain a safe water resource for your family, plus it will be a convenient place to have your water screened for nitrates, total dissolved solids and bacteria. The program is free and open to the public.
"This new Farm Transition program emphasizes the role women play in helping transfer farms from one generation to the next," said Fred Hall, Tarrant County Agriculture and Natural Resources AgriLife Extension Agent. "Managing for Today and Tomorrow will empower women to take ownership of the future of their farms."
The purpose of this meeting is to receive input from a broad range of local agencies, organizations, businesses, and individuals that have an interest in natural resource conditions and needs in Fannin County.
The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at the Crowley Recreation Center, 405 S. Oak St., said Drew Gholson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and network coordinator in College Station.
The topics in the program will include: Considerations for Weaning Calves, Profitability of Backgrounding Calves, Vaccination Programs for weaned calves, and Fall Vaccination Programs and De-worming for Cows.
Market-fresh spinach was among several vegetable crops that performed well for Texas producers this year. Texas A&M AgriLife economists said a combination of good soil moisture and light pest pressure provided good overall crop conditions among large producers. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)
Training for Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) private pesticide applicator licenses will be held in the Fort Worth Room at the Tarrant County Extension Office on Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Training begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. and
will be completed by 12 noon. Pre-registration is required by calling the Tarrant County Extension Office at
817.884.1946 or on-line.