Agriculture

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...


Jacksonville Chamber Agri-Business Committee Plans Annual Hay Show...
The Agri-Business Committee of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce has planned the Annual Hay Show & Sale for Tuesday, Oct. 24, to be held in the Cherokee County...
The BLM will offer animals for the minimum adoption fee of $125 (set by law). A horse show featuring trained wild horses and burros and their adopters will be held Saturday, Oct. 21, at 9 a.m. Gentling demonstrations will take place throughout Friday and Saturday. Shown in the photo above is Candace Snow riding Shilow in the 2016 Expo. 23rd Annual Wild Horse and Burro Expo Henderson
The Bureau of Land Management will hold the 23rd annual Wild Horse and Burro Expo at the Rusk County Expo Center in Henderson, featuring a wild...


September yard of the month
The Rusk Area Garden Club has chosen the yard of Scotty Arnwine and Patricia Ross-Arnwine as its September Yard of the Month. Pictured from the...


Junior Market Exhibitors Receive $2.2 million in Additional...
Thanks to generous donors, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo rewarded more than 1,900 Houston Livestock Show junior market exhibitors with additional premiums totaling...
SFA Gardens Host Fall Plant Sale
Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host its annual Fabulous Fall Festival Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Pineywoods Native...