Category : Lifestyle

Beginning Farming and Ranching

April 30th, 2017 by

I began my Extension career in Arkansas on 17 October 1988. Soon after, I was in a meeting and asked an “old” farmer how many years of experience he had in agriculture. I will never forget his reply, “Just one.” As he turned away, he finished his comment, “About forty times!” I would say that […]

Why Showing Livestock Matters

February 7th, 2017 by

  The barns have been cleaned out, stalls torn down, and trailers are headed for the houses. Market animals have sold, and the breeding stock is ready to hit the pastures. Tack boxes are getting restocked, trailers will be cleaned out, and the ribbons & trophies will be displayed. As we close out the first […]


Planning Your Garden

January 8th, 2015 by

2015 is here and with these temperatures you probably aren’t thinking about gardening at all, but this is the perfect time to.  You need to get some plants started indoors and the garden needs tilled for February plantings so make sure to take advantage of our warm Texas weather when it is here. There are […]