Easy, affordable cover extends growing season in home gardens

December 18, 2014 0
By: Kathleen Phillips Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Joe Masabni, 979-324-1244, jmasabni@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — A technique used by commercial growers to protect tender crops from harmful cold temperatures may be an affordable […]

Consequences of Texas drought continue to linger

December 11, 2014 0
By: Blair Fannin Texas Plant Protection Association attendees hear about future of water Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu BRYAN – Texas agriculture industry experts discussed the future of water and its impact on crop production […]

Clydesdale: Gentle Giants

December 8, 2014 0
By Jessica Crabtree, editor@ntfronline.com When the draft horse is referred to as “a gentle giant,” they are just that. Perhaps the most recognizable of that breed is the Clydesdale. More than 300 years ago the […]

Vernon College Agriculture Department

December 8, 2014 0
By Jessica Crabtree, editor@ntfronline.com First called Eagle Springs by the Tonkawa Indians as early as 1858, the town went through a series of names before settling on Vernon. In the 1880s when the town was […]

Why don’t some cows breed back?

December 8, 2014 0
By Rayford Pullen Why don’t some cows breed back? Why do calves die? This is your question for the month, and please gives it some thought. Culling open cows and/or heifers that don’t breed back […]

Red River Crops Conference set for Jan. 27-28 in Childress

December 4, 2014 0
By: Kay Ledbetter Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Stan Bevers, 940-552-9941, sbevers@ag.tamu.edu CHILDRESS – Texas and Oklahoma officials along the Red River will address the issues of importance to regional farmers and ranchers on […]
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