Category Archives: Bosque CEA-AG

14th Annual Central Texas Stocker Cattle Seminar

  The 14th Annual Central Texas Stocker Cattle Seminar will be held Wednesday, June 26th at the West Auction Barn located at 20645 N. I-35, West, Texas 76691. This multi-county programming effort will be hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Beef and Forage Committees in Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Falls, Hill, Limestone and McLennan Counties. Cost for the program is $20.00 per person, payable at registration.   Topics for the program will be: Agriculture Financing in a Changing World; Defining the Dollar Value of Cattle, Live Cattle Demonstration;… Read More →

Vines & Wines Program 5-7-2024

The 7th Annual Central Texas Vines & Wines Program will be held on May 7, 2024, at the 15:5 Vineyard, located at 3405 Southwinds Drive in Lorena, TX. Registration will start at 8:30AM with the program to follow at 9:00AM and should conclude around 2:30PM.   This program will feature TAMU Viticulture Specialists – Michael Cook, Dr. Patrick O’Brien, Fran Pontasch and Dr. Justin Scheiner; Attorney Kimberly Frost; Vineyard owners Robert and Donna Alston; TAMU Horticulture Department Head Dr. Amit Dhingra. Topics include Moisture Monitoring and Floor Management,… Read More →

Tree & Lawn Program 5-9-2024

Bosque County Extension Office will be hosting a Tree & Lawn Health 101 Program on Thursday, May 9, 2024. This program will be held at the Clifton Fairgrounds Home Economics’ Building located at 108 E 7th Street in Clifton. Registration will start at 8:45AM with the program to follow at 9:00AM and should conclude by noon.   This program will feature Renee Burks of B&H Oak Wilt, covering Practices to Improve Tree Health, Making Informed Decisions on Trees; Robert Hawthorne with Texas Forestry Service, covering Oak Wilt –… Read More →

Private Applicators Trainings

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bosque County will be hosting a Private Applicators Pesticide training on Friday, March 1, 2024, located at 104 S Fuller in Meridian. Registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. with the training starting at 8:30 a.m. and continue until noon.   The training is open to the public. The cost of the class is $75.00. A Laws and Regulation Manual and a Private Applicator Study guide is mandatory and included in the class cost. To register or if you need more information, please… Read More →

Blackland Income Growth Conference January 9 &10 in Waco

The Blackland Income Growth Program seeks to improve the overall agricultural and agri-business economy of the Blackland area.  This Annual BIG Conference is scheduled for January 9-10, 2024, at the BASE Extraco Events Center   On Tuesday, January 9, commodity groups will offer educational programs, including a session on Wildlife, Cotton, Beef Cattle, Grain, Horticulture, Land Management and Forage. The first day of the conference starts at 8:30 AM and runs until 4:45PM and registration includes lunch. Registration for the commodity sessions on January 9 is $25 and… Read More →

24th Annual Central Texas Beef Cattle Meeting 1-16-2024

The 24th annual Central Texas Beef Cattle Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at the Meridian Civic Center, located at 309 W River Street in Meridian, Texas. Registration will start at 5:00PM with a steak dinner and Program at 5:30PM.   This annual event is hosted jointly by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Services in Bosque, Hood, Somervell, and Johnson Counties. This year’s program will include the following presentations:   Market Update & Forecast, Bull Selection and Body Condition Scores During a Drought, Pasture and… Read More →

DISTRICT 8 FARM AND RANCH SEMINAR, December 14th

A multi-county Farm and Ranch Seminar for farmers and ranchers conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in District 8 is scheduled for December 14, 2023.  The District 8 Farm and Ranch Seminar will be offered at 14 locations across Central Texas. Bosque County will be hosting this program at the Meridian Civic Center located at 309 W River Street in Meridian, TX. Program registration cost is $60, which includes lunch, breaks and handout materials.  Registration will begin at 7AM with presentations starting at 7:30AM and running… Read More →

Lone Star Healthy Streams program set December 1st in Cranfills Gap

Focus on watershed health and minimizing bacteria contamination originating from grazing livestock, backyard poultry and wild pigs.   A Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop will be held on December 1st at Cranfills Gap Community Center 312 N. 3rd St, Cranfills Gap.  This is a multi-county event targeting the counties in the North Bosque River Watershed, including Bosque, Coryell, Hamilton, and Erath Counties. The conference is offered as a joint effort by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation… Read More →

Bosque County Feral Hog Abatement Program Class

The Bosque County Commissioner’s Court along with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office  will be hosting a Feral Hog Program on Friday, October 13, 2023, to start the new fiscal year for the Bosque County Feral Hog Abatement Program. This noon program lasts about 45 minutes and is a required step to obtain your participation card for participating in the Bounty program. This class is only required to attend one time, cost is $10. The Commissioner’s Court has approved an increase in the bounty rate to $10/tail. For… Read More →

45th Annual Bosque County Hay Show & Scholarship Auction

The 2023 Bosque County Hay Show will be held at the Meridian Civic Center, located at 309 W River Street, in Meridian on Monday, October 16, 2023. This year 98 hay bale samples were entered into this year’s contest.   Please make plans to come out and participate in the 45th Annual Bosque County Hay Show beginning with a meal at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets for the steak meal are available at the Bosque County Extension Office (104 S Fuller, Meridian) or maybe purchased onsite for $10/each.   This… Read More →