The Washington County Extension Horticulture Committee will host the 2020 Washington County Pecan Show. The committee welcomes entries from landowners across the area who have an interest in learning more about their pecan trees and testing the quality of their crop.
Despite rains in parts of Texas and more in the immediate forecast, summer 2020 looks like it will be especially dry and hot for most of the state, according to a Texas A&M Forest Service expert.
The Blinn College Agricultural Sciences Department’s innovative virtual livestock judging camp held earlier this month attracted 92 participants from around the country.
Eleven youth representing Washington County 4-H participated in the 71st San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo on Feb. 23 in the Livestock Judging Contest. A record 1,485 youth in the 4-H and FFA programs in the state of Texas competed in this contest.
Twelve Consumer Decision Making Team members from Washington County 4-H participated in the 71st San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Consumer Decision Making Contest on Saturday, Feb. 15. Individuals from all over the state of Texas made up the list of 338 contestants who judged six classes and…
The Blinn College District invites the community to join it for the grand opening of a new Brenham campus agricultural sciences building at 2 p.m. on Thursday.
Blinn College District Agricultural Sciences student Jonathan Ryan Crowl has been selected as a recipient of the 2019 Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship sponsored by AMVAC®, an American Vanguard Company.
The next program of the Multi-County New Landowner Education series will be on wildlife management and native grass restoration, scheduled for next Friday at Liedertafel Hall in Sealy.
Members of the Washington County 4-H livestock judging teams began the fall judging season recently with competitions at the Colorado County Fair and Washington County Fair.
The Gideon Lincecum Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists is holding a Landowners Summit on Friday, Oct. 11 at the Washington County fairgrounds Event Center here.
The 48th annual South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic and Trade Show will be held Friday, Oct. 25 at the Washington County fairgrounds sales facility in Brenham.
Tuesday’s Bluebonnet Master Gardeners Lunch-N-Learn series will feature internationally known William “Bill” Welch as he discusses sustainable landscape principals.
Registration is still open for a seminar aimed at helping families begin to plan for the next generation with a focus on preservation of family land and assets, establishing trusts, writing wills and probate.
Pest management is a technical pursuit. It requires the control of insects and other arthropods, vertebrate pests and undesirable plants. It requires education, training and experience in order to accomplish this control in an effective, economically sound, and environmentally safe manner.
COLEMAN, Texas — Keely Mikolajchak from Chappell Hill recently participated in an extensive, hands-on educational Ranch Brigades camp on ranching and land stewardship at the Warren Ranch.
One of the highlights of the 4-H year is compiling records of all the events and activities 4-Hers are involved in to promote learning, leadership, community service, character building and youth development.
It was a “Texas Two Step” at the 2019 National Junior Santa Gertrudis Show (NJSGS) held in Bryan recently, when “Great Gert Youth and Good Gert Cattle” were celebrated at the highly anticipated annual event.
Seven youth from Washington County participated in the Norval and Anna Sells Mid-Coast Santa Gertrudis Association Junior Show held in Navasota recently.
COLLEGE STATION — The 2019 Ranch Horse Program, to be held Aug. 4 in College Station in conjunction with the Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course, will cover a range of topics for successful equine management.
The Mill Creek Watershed Partnership is hosting a Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop on Friday, June 21 at the Washington County fairgrounds sales facility, 1305 East Blue Bell Road.
FORT WORTH — Kara Matheney, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for Washington County, received the Outstanding Beef County Extension Agent award at the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Convention here recently.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Michael McCaul would give an economic boost to youth involved in agriculture.
Bokashi composting — converting household kitchen wastes into a rich organic soil — will be the next topic at the Bluebonnet Master Gardeners’ “Lunch-n-Learn” series.
For the third year in a row, the Washington County 4-H Livestock Judging Team won the Junior Division of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Contest.
The Blinn College District Agricultural Sciences Program is inviting Texas FFA and 4-H members to enter their projects in the 18th annual Blinn College District Ag Mechanics Project Show to be held Wednesday, April 24, at the W.J. “Bill” Rankin Agricultural Complex on the Blinn campus here
The Washington County 4-H livestock judging teams finished their fall judging season with a strong showing at the Aggiefest Livestock Judging Contest, hosted by Texas A&M University.