Range workshop set for Oct. 5 in Menard, TX

by Steve Byres, Texas A&M AgriLife

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Menard County Soil and Water Conservation District will team up to present a range workshop from 8:15 a.m.-3:20 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Murchison-Whitehead Complex in Menard located on U.S. Highway 190.  

“We have a lot of information packed into this meeting on topics ranging from horned toad management to managing toxic plants,” said Lisa Brown, AgriLife Extension agent in Menard County. “We’ll also have some top speakers, serve lunch and offer continuing education units, so this will be a well-rounded program from several angles.” Continue reading

Range, brush program set for July 7 in Brownwood, TX

by Steve Byrnes, Texas A&M AgriLife

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a range and brush management program beginning at 4 p.m. July 7 at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 4206 U.S. Highway 377 South in Brownwood.

Scott Anderson, AgriLife Extension agent in Brown County, said the needed rains this spring have brought a plethora of weeds to Texas pastures. Continue reading