Agriculture

  East Texas Ag News: Details on the Battleground to Breaking Ground program

  East Texas Ag News: Some plants toxic to pets and children

  East Texas Ag News: Not all hay is created equal

  East Texas Ag News: Hay demand continues to pick up

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on protecting plants during freezing weather

  East Texas Ag News: Frequently move hay feeding areas in winter

Continued Coverage

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on fall lawn management

  East Texas Ag New: Testing the quality of your hay

  East Texas Ag News: Latest cattle and hay prices

  East Texas Ag News: Mixed levels of success for sorghum producers in 2019

  East Texas Ag News: Spotting brown patch fungus in St. Augustine lawns

  East Texas Ag News: Orange striped oak worm plaguing some East Texans

  East Texas Ag News: What to do with autumn leaves on your lawn?

As leaves are about to fall off of trees, have you decided what you’re going to do with them?

  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: It’s time to stop automated irrigation on East Texas lawns

Now is the time when homeowners should put an end to automated irrigation.

  East Texas Ag News: Smokey Bear continues to bring awareness to wildfires at 75

The face of the longest-running public service announcement campaign turned 75 this years.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on managing wild hogs

  East Texas Ag News: Benefits of green manure in winter vegetable gardens

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

  East Texas Ag News: Advice on planting foraging seeds

  East Texas Ag News: How to get rid of the orange striped oakworm

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on fighting root-knot nematodes in vegetable gardens

East Texas Ag News: Tips on beef quality assurance

An important part of beef quality assurance is a good nutritional program.

  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: Preparation for summer pastures

Here’s what you need to know about summer pastures.

  East Texas Ag News: Flowers ready to be planted for fall color

Last week we told you that pansies are good plants to plant now but in addition to that, other bedding plants that can be planted now include pinks.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips for purchasing hay

When you’re purchasing hay, one of your first considerations should be based on individual animal requirements.

  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 beef prices continue to fluctuate

Over the last few years there have been multiple factors that have caused beef cattle prices to decline in the market.

  East Texas Ag News: October is bulb buying month!

October is bulb buying month.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on treating weeds in the farm pond

If you have weeds in your pond this time year, especially, it can be a bit of a challenge to tackle them.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on planting winter grazing forages

Many producers use a winter pasture to lessen the burden of hay.

  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 lawn of ants this fall

This fall is an ideal time to apply fire ant bait to your lawn.

East Texas water planning group focus on preparing for future needs of region

The region is blessed with water availability, but it doesn’t mean shortages can’t happen years down the road.

  East Texas Ag News: It’s time to plant your cool season annual forages

Late September through early October is the ideal time for planting cool-season annual forages such as annual ryegrass, small grains, and cool-season annual legumes.

  East Texas Ag News: New clump grass listed as one of Texas’ top performing plants

A versatile perennial clump grass called lindheimer muhly is now listed among the state’s top-performing plants.

  East Texas Ag News: High yield projected for Texas wheat crops

Texas wheat acres are being prepared and planted. And despite fewer acres, projections are for a high yield 2020.

  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 maximizing market cows/bulls value

At some point, cows and bulls will be culled from the breeding herd and sold off.

  East Texas Ag News: Save summer seeds for spring wildflower planting

If you enjoy growing wildflowers, collect seed for your garden from summer bloomers for sowing next spring.

  East Texas Ag News: Watch for pond turn over from recent hot days, little rain

Recent weather patterns of very hot days and little rain can set up the perfect conditions for a pond to turn over.

  East Texas Ag News: Cleaning up your vegetable gardens

You know the phrase cleanliness is a virtue? Well county extension agents in Angelina County say that cleanliness in the vegetable garden is no different.

  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 maintaining healthy lawns

You’ll definitely want to pay attention to your lawn care this month especially if you have saint Augustine grass.

  East Texas Ag News: Deterring deer from landscaping and vegetable gardens

Keeping deer away from your landscape and garden vegetation can be an uphill climb.

  East Texas Ag News: Hot, dry conditions could cause ponds to turn over

Recent weather patterns of very hot days and little rain can set up the perfect conditions for a pond to turn over.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on good hay production

Even though there is still time for one more hay cutting, most producers should have enough stored away as they get ready for the transition into the winter months.

  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: Lower number of West Nile cases in East Texas this year

Good news for the lone star state, Agrilife entomologists say Texas has experienced a lower number of West Nile cases this year.

East Texas Ag News: Tips on defeating armyworms

Texas hay and forage producers should be prepared to protect their pastures from fall armyworms.

  East Texas Ag News: Combating the southern pine beetle

We’re looking at what you can do to combat the southern pine beetle.

  East Texas Ag News: Best dove hunting practices this year

Hunters with access to areas where birds have food sources, water and roosts should have an advantage over areas without this dove season.

  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: Controlling algae in pond farms

Algae is a common and annually occurring weed in our ponds.

  East Texas Ag News: How to deter deer from your garden

We have the privilege of living in a lush part of the state that is full of wildlife. And that’s nice if you like wildlife.

  East Texas Ag News: Having a vegetable garden year round

According to county extension agents in Angelina county, there are more than two seasons for gardening.

  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: Choosing the best fall-planted wildlife mixtures

There are many options when it comes to fall-planted wildlife mixtures, but sometimes, random mixtures are not the best option for plants in East Texas.

  East Texas Ag News: How to enrich gardening soil

One of the secrets to successful flowers and vegetables is growing them in a soil, rich in organic matter.

  East Texas Ag News: Using stockpiled perennials for feeding cattle

We're looking at ways you can use standing or stockpiled perennials.

  East Texas Ag News: Battling hot, dry conditions this summer

Here in Texas, the weather turned from a record-breaking rainfall in the spring to one of the hottest and driest summers on record.

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

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers all weight class averages of feeder steers ended a full two-to-three dollars higher.

  East Texas Ag News: High temps expected to help with horse fly problems

Many livestock producers across the state have been reporting problems with lots of horse flies to Texas A&M Agrilife Extension entomologists.

  East Texas Ag News: The benefits of mulching during hot, dry months

When watering your lawns during this hot weather, you’ll want to do it early in the morning.

East Texas Ag News: What algae is good for your farm pond?

East Texas Ag News

  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: Benefits of using mulch in landscaping

Mulch can be tremendously beneficial to your trees, shrubs, and flower beds.

  East Texas Ag News: How to manage duckweed in farm ponds

We’re looking at what you need to know if there’s duckweed on your pond.

  East Texas Ag News: Using stockpiled bermuda grass for winter feed

If you’re looking for ways to use standing or stockpiled perennials like bermuda grass, county extension agents in Overton say you can consider them for a different winter feeding approach.

  East Texas Ag News: Time to start planning for the fall garden

Mid-August is the time to plant broccoli plants, Brussel sprouts, cabbage plants, carrots, cauliflower plants, swiss chard, collards, kale, English peas, Irish potatoes, and summer squash.

  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: Managing the bermuda grass maggot

The bermuda grass stem maggot is really plaguing Texas hay producers this season.

  East Texas Ag News: The importance of testing hay quality

Hay testing is important to determine if any supplementation is needed.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on summertime watering

During the summer, many homeowners ask how much they need to water their yard.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on successfully weaning calves

Good weaning programs are something cattle producers need to have in place.

  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 watering your landscaping in dry summer months

August is typically one of the driest months of the year in east Texas.

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

ere are are some tips for keeping your plants healthy and conserve water at the same time.

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

The 2019 herbicide cost per acre spreadsheet is now out.