Agriculture

National Agriculture Day Celebrates American Food and Fiber Production
Tuesday, March 20 was National Agriculture Day – a day designated each year by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA) to celebrate the...


Head out to the Wild Horse and Burro event in Buffalo, Texas
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold a wild horse and burro sale event in Buffalo, Texas, on March 23-24. The event, at the Leon County Expo Center, will feature...
Excitement Filled NRG Stadium During the 2018 Houston Livestock...
Cheers erupted from the crowd in NRG Stadium when the Grand and Reserve Grand Champion Junior Market Steers were selected for the 2018 Houston...


Texas Gardener’s March Checklist
Ok, Texas gardeners, we’re back in business this month. March signifies the end of freezing temperatures and the beginning of our spring planting frenzy, so there’s much to...
Off with their Heads
Removing spent blossoms from your shrubs and garden flowers can be tedious work, but often pays big dividends. The removal of spent flowers is...


Get your garden started on the right track by taking care of some gardening maintenance before you get ready to plant. How to Guarantee your Garden Starts off on the Right Foot
As winter slowly winds down, many gardeners cannot wait to soak up the springtime sun and get their hands dirty in the garden. Such excitement is...


A gray pea gravel path edged with bricks leads to a quiet garden spot. Blue hydrangeas and Lily of the Nile brighten the area. Go Green with a Lawn-Free Yard
Take back your weekends this year by designing a lawn-free yard with little maintenance and no grass to constantly mow, fertilize and...


USDA Helps Cotton Producers Maintain, Expand Domestic Market
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced on March 3, at the 66th Annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking action...
Tomato Grafting Workshop
More people are being attracted to Tomato Grafting. This approach can assist with soil borne disease and improve crop yield. Grafting allows gardeners to use scion plants...
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...
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