Agriculture

  East Texas Ag News: New clump grass listed as one of Texas’ top performing plants

  East Texas Ag News: High yield projected for Texas wheat crops

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

  Agriculture competitions lead-off opening days of 2019 Piney Woods Fair

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on maximizing market cows/bulls value

  East Texas Ag News: Save summer seeds for spring wildflower planting

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  East Texas Ag News: Watch for pond turn over from recent hot days, little rain

  East Texas Ag News: Cleaning up your vegetable gardens

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

  Texas A&M, SFA researchers work to improve quality of East Texas watersheds

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on maintaining healthy lawns

  East Texas Ag News: Deterring deer from landscaping and vegetable gardens

  East Texas Ag News: Hot, dry conditions could cause ponds to turn over

Recent weather patterns of very hot days and little rain can set up the perfect conditions for a pond to turn over.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on good hay production

Even though there is still time for one more hay cutting, most producers should have enough stored away as they get ready for the transition into the winter months.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers

  East Texas Ag News: Lower number of West Nile cases in East Texas this year

Good news for the lone star state, Agrilife entomologists say Texas has experienced a lower number of West Nile cases this year.

East Texas Ag News: Tips on defeating armyworms

  East Texas Ag News: Combating the southern pine beetle

  East Texas Ag News: Best dove hunting practices this year

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

  East Texas Ag News: Controlling algae in pond farms

  Nacogdoches students learn importance of agriculture industry during Ag Day

  East Texas Ag News: How to deter deer from your garden

We have the privilege of living in a lush part of the state that is full of wildlife. And that’s nice if you like wildlife.

  East Texas Ag News: Having a vegetable garden year round

According to county extension agents in Angelina county, there are more than two seasons for gardening.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Choosing the best fall-planted wildlife mixtures

There are many options when it comes to fall-planted wildlife mixtures, but sometimes, random mixtures are not the best option for plants in East Texas.

  East Texas Ag News: How to enrich gardening soil

One of the secrets to successful flowers and vegetables is growing them in a soil, rich in organic matter.

  East Texas Ag News: Using stockpiled perennials for feeding cattle

We're looking at ways you can use standing or stockpiled perennials.

  East Texas Ag News: Battling hot, dry conditions this summer

Here in Texas, the weather turned from a record-breaking rainfall in the spring to one of the hottest and driest summers on record.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers all weight class averages of feeder steers ended a full two-to-three dollars higher.

  East Texas Ag News: High temps expected to help with horse fly problems

Many livestock producers across the state have been reporting problems with lots of horse flies to Texas A&M Agrilife Extension entomologists.

  East Texas Ag News: The benefits of mulching during hot, dry months

When watering your lawns during this hot weather, you’ll want to do it early in the morning.

East Texas Ag News: What algae is good for your farm pond?

East Texas Ag News

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Benefits of using mulch in landscaping

Mulch can be tremendously beneficial to your trees, shrubs, and flower beds.

  East Texas Ag News: How to manage duckweed in farm ponds

We’re looking at what you need to know if there’s duckweed on your pond.

East Texas Ag News: Using stockpiled bermuda grass for winter feed

If you’re looking for ways to use standing or stockpiled perennials like bermuda grass, county extension agents in Overton say you can consider them for a different winter feeding approach.

  East Texas Ag News: Time to start planning for the fall garden

Mid-August is the time to plant broccoli plants, Brussel sprouts, cabbage plants, carrots, cauliflower plants, swiss chard, collards, kale, English peas, Irish potatoes, and summer squash.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Managing the bermuda grass maggot

The bermuda grass stem maggot is really plaguing Texas hay producers this season.

  East Texas Ag News: The importance of testing hay quality

Hay testing is important to determine if any supplementation is needed.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on summertime watering

During the summer, many homeowners ask how much they need to water their yard.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on successfully weaning calves

Good weaning programs are something cattle producers need to have in place.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on watering your landscaping in dry summer months

August is typically one of the driest months of the year in east Texas.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on keeping plants healthy while conserving water

ere are are some tips for keeping your plants healthy and conserve water at the same time.

  East Texas Ag News: 2019 herbicide cost per acre spreadsheet released

The 2019 herbicide cost per acre spreadsheet is now out.

West Texas farmers gathering to discuss hemp processing

"Farmers with real hemp experience meet with locals at Cook's Garage this week to have a real conversation on the potential of hemp to rejuvenate farm revenue."

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on polling horns on beef cattle

When it comes to your beef cattle managing their horns is important for their welfare, and value.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Positive news for Texas corn and sorghum growers

Good news for Texas corn and sorghum growers.

Texas peanut producers give tour about peanut crops in West Texas

When you think of West Texas agriculture, you might think of cotton or even vineyards for wine. But did you know that Texas is the second-largest peanut growing state in the nation? Texas Peanut Producers took a group of bloggers, magazine editors and national TV personalities on a tour.

  East Texas Ag News: How to spot bermuda grass stem maggot damage

The bermuda grass stem maggot has been reported annually since 2012.

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  East Texas Ag News: Putting color in your late summer flower beds

If you're still looking for summer color to plant you're not out of luck.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay prices steady to higher

Here are the latest numbers for hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: How weather affected cotton crops this year

Texas cotton farmers whose fields survived the early season’s inhospitable weather conditions are hoping for a market rally, but an Agrilife extension economist says price speculation at this point is risky.

  East Texas Ag News: Pond turnovers

County agents in Angelina County say that ponds turning over is often misunderstood.

  East Texas Ag News: One week away from Texas A&M beef cattle short course

One week from today is the Texas A&M beef cattle short course in College Station.

East Texas Ag News: Time to prepare for the fall garden

It may seem early, but you need to get plants started in time for harvests before first freeze.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

We have the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Texas citrus production down this year

Harvest just wrapped up for citrus growers here in Texas.

  East Texas Ag News: Should you aerate your pond?

Taking a look at reasons why you may want to consider aerating your pond.

  East Texas Ag News: Checking your landscape irrigation system

We’ve seen a lot of rain during the last few months, So Angelina County extension agents are saying it’s time to check your landscape’s irrigation system.

  East Texas Ag News: Planting pumpkins in your late summer garden

Are you looking for something different to try now that some spring vegetables are past harvest time?

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: What to replant in the late summer garden?

As we progress further and further into the summer, some rows of your vegetables are most likely at or past their peak harvesting.

  East Texas Ag News: Keeping your tomato plants healthy

Right now is a popular season for growing tomatoes and one of the most common tomato disorders is blossom end rot.

  East Texas Ag News: What does phytoplankton do for your pond?

Phyto-plankton is generally related to the number of nutrients that are in a pond and they add to the oxygenation and general health of ponds.

  East Texas Ag News: Fighting disease in plants

The Texas A&M Agrilife office in Angelina county has been receiving a lot of questions about how far gardeners should go to fight disease with their plants.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on sanitizing fruit trees

If you have some free time on your hands this summer, you may want to consider sanitizing your trees by cleaning up all infected fruit or diseased limbs.

East Texas Ag News: Time to plant mums for fall color

We know we’re in the heat of summer, but if you want your mums this fall, now is the time to plant them.

  East Texas Ag News: What is Spanish moss?

According to East Texans, Spanish moss is a plant that’s either loved or hated.

  East Texas Ag News: Keeping oxygen levels up in your farm pond

Those with ponds know that they’re a dynamic system with several physical and chemical variables.

  East Texas Ag news: Tips for Mulching

Are weeds wearing you down in your garden?

  East Texas Ag News: Pine straw great mulch for flower beds and gardens

Many people use the summer months to move into new homes, and many times the homes they’re moving into have pine straw that was used as mulch around flower beds and garden areas.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  SFA Gardens blooming beautifully weeks after Lanana Creek flooding

Experts believe moderate flooding has been beneficial to the area.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on livestock branding

We're looking at what you should think about before you brand your livestock.