Plant Nutrients and Soil Testing

03/22/19

Click below to read the latest AgriLife Extension blog on plant nutrients and soil testing.

Gearing Up for a Successful Hay Harvest

03/18/19

This past year was certainly a tough one for stockmen baling hay. We were either too dry, too wet, or were getting the entire field eaten up by reoccurring waves of army worms.

It’s Time to Plant Fruit and Nut Trees

03/04/19

Now is the time for planting fruit and nut trees.

3 Top Pieces of Advice for Owning and Running a Farm

02/20/19

Here are a few key tips for owning and running a farm from three industry leaders.

Do You Need to Apply Agricultural Limestone to your Pond?

02/18/19

Our ponds here in North East Texas are a lot like our pastures. We need to apply agricultural limestone in order to raise the pH and alkalinity.

Using Drip Irrigation to Conserve Water this Spring

02/13/19

Before we know it, spring will be here and many of you may be planning your spring gardens. The winter months are a great time to plan a way to supplement the rainfall our gardens depend on, especially if we have another dry spring and summer.

Gearing up for Potatoes

02/12/19

What I often consider a homely vegetable actually has its roots in South America. The potato was discovered at the same time the Spanish Conquistadors discovered gold. It later built a nation and then caused a tremendous disruption to that same country with the arrival of bacteria from a single fungus disease.

Winter Care for Backyard Chickens

01/07/19

Raising backyard chickens and keeping laying hens productive through the winter months means keeping them well fed, well watered, healthy, and comfortable. Below is a checklist developed from experts’ advice to assist with keeping your backyard chicken flock comfortable during the cold weather season.

Identifying Johnson Grass and Worrying about Prussic Acid

01/03/19

Over the past two months Texas has seen some frosts, freezes and other inclement weather. And although Texans may never be fully prepared for cold weather, it arrived right on time. According to historical data, the middle of November is Texas’ average start date for freezing, undesirable weather.

What Should I Know About Operating An Organic Nursery?

12/17/18

If you want to start an organic garden on your farm or ranch property or go organic with your nursery operations, here are some helpful thoughts and tips to consider.

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