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 […]

Think outside the box when selecting replacement cattle

November 21, 2014 0
By: Blair Fannin Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu BRENHAM – With cattle prices at record highs, ranchers looking to build back beef cattle herds need to take careful consideration of the composition of replacement heifers […]

Picking vegetables to grow starts with knowing where to plant

November 17, 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 — No matter how you look at it, the online Texas Vegetable Variety Selector will help growers choose the […]
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