Agriculture

Cherokee County Farm Service Agency accepting emergency...
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director Chris Lynn announced Feb. 9, that Cherokee County is approved to accept...
2018 Master Gardener Training
Cherokee County Master Gardeners are member of the local community who take an active interest in fruit, vegetable and ornamental gardening. Master Gardeners are...
Spring Garden Conference
Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association will host their Spring Garden Conference on Saturday, Feb. 10, “The Birds and The Bees.” Speaker - Greg Grant will present,...
2018 Master Gardener Training
Cherokee County Master Gardeners are members of the local community who take an active interest in fruit, vegetable and ornamental gardening. Master Gardeners are...
Texas Master Naturalist Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary in 2018
During this season of giving and resolutions,people should resolve to give themselves or others they love the best gift of all—knowledge. The East Texas Chapter of Master...
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Total Educational Commitment Tops...
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo released its annual educational commitment for 2018, awarding more than $26.7 million to support young Texans and statewide educational...
Texas A&M Agrilife Agent speaks to J’ville Rotary
At the Nov. 29 meeting Rotarian Steven Dyess (left) hosted Aaron Low, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Agent for Cherokee County, to speak about the...


SFA Gardens’ Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series to feature...
Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, in the Brundrett Conservation...
Lana Welford, a senior urban forestry major at Stephen F. Austin State University’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, won the Women’s Collegiate Work Climb title at the 2017 Tree-Care Industry Association Expo held in Columbus, Ohio. Welford, pictured right, accepts a certificate from Mark Chisholm, a world-renowned urban forester and competitive tree climber. SFA Student Wins Title at Tree-Care Industry Exposition
Stephen F. Austin State University student Lana Welford recently won the Women’s Collegiate Work Climb title at the 2017 Tree-Care Industry...


The Tree Care Industry Association: Tree Pruning with a Purpose
Fall is a great time to be outside admiring the trees in our landscapes. We take stock of which trees are looking good and which seem to need a little help. If we discover...
SFA to host fourth-annual Purple Premium Cattle Sale
Stephen F. Austin State University will host its fourth-annual Purple Premium Cattle Sale beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Walter C. Todd Agricultural...
Flood Injury: A Life Preserver for Drowning Trees
Homeowners need to know if their trees are drowning? Many parts of the country have experienced a wetter-than-normal fall, which has left many trees sitting in soil...
Steve Langston, Kenny Derrington capture top honors at Cherokee...
At the annual Hay Show & Sale in Jacksonville on Tuesday, Oct. 24, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service agent Aaron Low told the assembled group...


Texas FFA Foundation Executive Director Accepted into Forbes Council
Aaron Alejandro, Texas FFA Foundation Executive Director, a passionate and innovative leader in agricultural science education, FFA and...


Bluebonnet's Gold Star
Bluebonnet 4-H Club member Sarah Wofford (center) was selected as the Cherokee County 4-H Gold Star recipient and was recognized at the District...