Plant Nutrients and Soil Testing


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

Gearing Up for a Successful Hay Harvest


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.

3 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Farm


Here are a few tips you can use to spring clean and organize your farm.

It’s Time to Plant Fruit and Nut Trees


Now is the time for planting fruit and nut trees.

Heritage Land Bank Names Recipients of $3,000 in Grants


Tyler, Texas (February 22, 2019) – To support the next generation of Texas producers and landowners, Heritage Land Bank held a contest in which local FFA Chapters could apply to win funds for their chapter in for of a grant. Heritage set out to give away a total of $3,000 in grants to three deserving FFA chapters.


Local Land Bank Buys Grand Champion Lamb for $51,000


Fort Worth, Texas (February 20, 2019) – Heritage Land Bank purchased the Grand Champion Lamb for $51,000 from Shallowater 4-H student, Hudson Franklin at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo (FWSSR) February 9, 2019.


3 Top Pieces of Advice for Owning and Running a Farm


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?


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


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


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.