4-H Recordbook Workshop

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The Somervell County “Crop Circle”- Local Agricultural Newsletter

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FCS 2015 Holiday Newsletter

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2015 Hemphill County Beef Conference & Ag Tour

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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Hemphill County will host the 2015 Beef Conference and Ag Tour, which organizers hope will become an annual event, on April 28-29.

“We wanted to create an event to assist cow/calf and beef producers with educational information that could add value to their calf crops,” said Andy Holloway, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Hemphill County.


Rancher Roundtable

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Multi-agency event to cover all aspects of fire as a range management tool

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu

Contact: Dr. Morgan Russell, 325-653-4576, Morgan.Russell@ag.tamu.edu

ABILENE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and several state and federal agencies will conduct the Rancher Roundtable: Facilitating the Use of Prescribed Fire through Grazing Management symposium May 13-15 in Abilene.

The meeting will be held in the Big Country Hall, 1982 Lytle Way, located on the Taylor County Expo Center grounds.

Dr. Morgan Russell, AgriLife Extension range specialist at San Angelo, said the event will highlight key speakers from her agency, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, Oklahoma State University, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Texas Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative and industry professionals. (more…)

Texas Rural Leadership Conference

SAVE THE DATE Texas Rural Leadership ConferencePass the Word: Texas Rural Leadership Conference, May 19-21, 2015

Scheduled at the Horseshoe Bay Resort, this major event targets local residents, elected officials, and Extension professionals from rural and underserved communities. Participants will experience a premier educational and planning program about inclusive leadership and fostering connections within and between communities to identify assets and improve quality of life.

The conference is a joint effort with the Texas Rural Leadership Program (TRLP), a non-profit 501c3 corporation and an AgriLife Extension partner. Early bird registration ($200) runs through March 29, while the conference rate for hotel reservations is available through April 19.

Last Chance CEU’s

                               The SomeLast Chance CEU's 4.21.15rvell County AgriLife Extension Office Will be offering the Last Chance Video Class on Tuesday, April 21st.  This class will offer 8 total CEU’s.  Stay for the entire day or only come for the courses you need.

Please call Zach Davis at 254-897-2809 with any questions or to RSVP.

Grassfed Beef Conference

Grassfed Beef ConferenceTexas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is pleased to announce the fifth conference focused on grassfed beef production.

Consumer interest in natural, grassfed and organic beef continues to rise. If you’d like to learn more about grassfed beef production and how it’s different, mark your calendar for May 28 – 29, 2015 to be in College Station for this year’s Grassfed Beef Conference.

We’re excited about the interest among participants and the outstanding lineup of speakers that will come together for this information-sharing opportunity. Here’s a chance to learn more about beef production… from pasture to plate.

For more information contact Dr. Rick Machen at rmachen@ag.tamu.edu or 830-278-9151.  To register go to https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/Beef or call 979-845-2604.

Car Seat Check Up Event

Would your child’s car seat pass inspection?

Securing your children properly in age and size appropriate child safety seats is the most effective thing you can do to protect them in the event of a crash.  Even though the majority of parents buckle up their children in child safety seats, booster seats, or seat belts, most do not use them correctly.


2015 Texas 4-H Equine Ambassador Program

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The Camp is June 28 – July 2, 2015


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The Texas 4-H Equine Ambassador program strives to provide high school aged 4-H members the opportunity to develop and practice advanced leadership skills related to mentoring other youth, and to become advocates for the equine industry in Texas. (more…)