Agriculture

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on successfully weaning calves

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

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

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

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

West Texas farmers gathering to discuss hemp processing

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

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay numbers

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

Texas peanut producers give tour about peanut crops in West Texas

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

PHOTOS: Ag life in East Texas

  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

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

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

  East Texas Ag News: Texas citrus production down this year

  East Texas Ag News: Should you aerate your pond?

  East Texas Ag News: Checking your landscape 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.

  East Texas Ag News: Brightening up your landscape with summer annuals

If you’re looking for ways to brighten up areas of your garden or landscape then June is a great month for setting out colorful summer annuals.

  East Texas Ag News: East Texas fruit trees not affected by late freezes, spring storms

Most orchards and warm season fruit varieties in Texas have not been affected by late freezes, spring storms or heavy rains this season.

  Veterinarian lauds Texas Tech vet school’s future impact on East Texas: ‘It’s going to fill a large hole in our industry’

Dr. Bradley Clary says the decision will benefit owners of large animals and livestock in rural areas.

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

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Don’t leave your garden space empty

By this point you have probably harvested most of your cool season vegetables in your garden.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on feeding catfish

If you’re a new pond owner, or just confused on how to best feed your catfish, we have some tips.

  East Texas Ag News: Mulching landscaping and gardens correctly

When it comes to your landscape or garden, the best way to conserve moisture is by mulching.

Daily Market Round Up

Get the Daily Market Round Up from Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller.

  Texas AgriLife Extension seminar in Lufkin to help hobby cattle farmers be more productive

The seminar will focus on the common mistakes cattle farmers make, and how producers can be more productive in their area.

  East Texas Ag News: Hay rings help cut down on wasted hay

We’re looking at why you may want to consider using a hay-ring when feeding cattle.

  Salvage operation underway at Davy Crockett National Forest; local mills to benefit from tornado damage

Thousands of acres of timber were damaged, and there was no shortage of willing customers.

  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: Why it’s good to know the size of your farm pond

We’re looking at why it’s important to know the exact size of your pond.

  East Texas Ag News: Caring for fruit trees

This morning, we're looking at what you should do to care for your fruit trees.

  East Texas Ag News: Advantages of planting peas in your late spring garden

As you finish up spring garden crops, you may want to consider replanting the area with some kind of southern peas.

  Texas AgriForestry summit offers ranchers summary of services, networking opportunities

TASFR emphasized who they are and how they can help East Texas farmers and ranchers.

  East Texas Ag News: How to increase catfish productivity in your pond

One of the best fish to add to your pond for catfish productivity is a smaller fish called the Fathead minnow.

  Texas AgriForestry group takes tour of Nacogdoches, Cherokee counties ahead of annual summit

The group wants to emphasize who they are, what they represent, and how they can help East Texas farmers and ranchers.

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

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Two hybrid altheas names Texas superstar shrubs

Two hybrid Altheas have been named the latest Texas superstars for characteristics that make them a top option for landscape lovers.

Plant pathologists look below the surface to detect crop diseases

Plant pathologists at the Texas A&M Agrilife Research Center are now inspecting crop diseases for their clients in a more in-depth way.

  East Texas Ag News: Guidelines for loading a cattle trailer

When you’re transporting your cattle you never want to overload your trailer.

  Timber industry experts explain why China tariffs wouldn’t seriously impact East Texas markets

Texas' population growth means the state keeps the resources it needs, rather than exporting first.

East Texas Ag News: Rose Rosette disease continues to hit the rose industry hard

Rose rosette is a disease that’s hitting the rose industry and has already cost producers an estimated 40 to 50 million dollars along with thousands of jobs.

  East Texas Ag News: Reducing the mosquito population around your house

Entomologists with the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension service say temperatures are now warm enough to begin seeing early season mosquitoes.

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

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on ridding your home of millipedes and centipedes

Many of you may be noticing more millipedes and centipedes in your landscapes and homes.

  East Texas Ag News: Best varieties of okra to plant in East Texas

With the heat of summer at hand, it is just becoming time to plant okra.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips For Storing Hay

Round hay bales came into popularity for a number of reasons back in the 1970′s.

  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: Difference between armyworm species

An Entomoligist with the Texas A&M Agrilife, reports that true armyworms are active in area wheat fields and other grass crops.

East Texas Ag News: Emergency preparedness plan for livestock

In the event of a major emergency or disaster, personal safety should always come first. However, farmers and ranchers in Texas should also have an emergency preparedness and response plan that protects the safety of livestock and other animals on their farm or ranch.

  Director of SFA Gardens after weekend flooding: ‘It’s part of the challenges’ in region

Officials say at least 5 inches of rain caused the Lanana Creek to flood its banks.

  East Texas Ag News: Positive outlook for this year’s corn crops in Texas

The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension sservice say the majority of planted corn acres here in Texas have emerged amid good soil moisture profiles at the start of the growing season.

  Agriculture experts talk livestock, hay issues at annual Pineywoods Cattle Congress

Livestock, hay, and the recent amount of heavy rainfall were some of mains topics of discussion.

  Cutting costs for a plentiful catfish harvest

If you are considering feeding out catfish for a later large harvest Texas A&M Agrilife agents say it it doesn’t have to be expensive.

  East Texas Ag News: Prices for cattle and hay

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Growing winter squash in your spring garden

It can be misleading, but winter squash is actually mean to be grown in the warmer seasons.

  East Texas Ag News: Feeding tips to keep your bulls healthy

We’re looking at what you should do once you’ve purchased bulls for your operation.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on fertilizing roses

Roses have high fertilizer requirements.

  East Texas Ag News: Drought followed by heavy rain causing weed problems for hay producers

Hay producers across the state are seeing weeds in their pastures now.

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

We have the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.