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Sheep & Goat Conference

The Bosque, Bell, Coryell, Falls, McLennan, Johnson, Hill, Hamilton, and Limestone County AgriLife Extension Offices will be hosting a Sheep & Goat Conference on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at The Exchange Events Center, located at 300 S Jefferson Ave in McGregor, Texas.  The registration fee is $30 and includes breakfast and a noon meal.  For more information or to pre-register contact the Bosque County Extension Office at 254-435-2331 by Friday, May 24, 2024.   The registration will start at 8:00am with the program to start at 8:30am. Presentation… Read More →

Two Upcoming Programs for Bosque County Agriculture Producers

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office has partnered with nearby counties to host two upcoming programs for agricultural producers and horticulturalist. On Thursday, April 11, 2024, a Pecan Field Day will be held at Russell’s Pecan Orchard, located at 12633 Gholson Road outside of Waco, TX. Presentations on Pecan Grafting: Tools, Methods, and a Demonstration; Pecan Variety Selection and Irrigation & Factors that Can Limit Pecan Production. Registration starts at 8:30 am and will conclude at noon. This program is $10/person payable, but please RSVP for planning purposes…. Read More →

Texas Community Futures Forum

The Texas Community Futures Forum is being held in Bosque County to assist local Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Agents and the Leadership Advisory Board identify the most critical issues affecting local citizens.  Our local Extension program has a rich history of providing educational programs that address the most critical issues in the county, related to Agriculture and Natural Resources, Families and Health, Youth Development and Community Development.  To make sure that the programs being planned are on target, we invite your participation in the TCFF process. We… 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 →

Nominate a Volunteer

Each year, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bosque County and the Commissioner’s Court host a Volunteer Recognition Banquet to recognize outstanding volunteers who serve the residents of Bosque County.  These volunteers give their time and energy to serve in civic and community organizations and to improve our communities.  The Volunteer Recognition Banquet is a special time to honor these extraordinary volunteers. We invite organizations or individuals in Bosque County to nominate outstanding volunteers in the following categories: Agriculture & Natural Resources Civic Organizations & Community Service… Read More →

Nominate a Volunteer

Each year, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bosque County and the Commissioner’s Court host a Volunteer Recognition Banquet to recognize outstanding volunteers who serve the residents of Bosque County.  These volunteers give their time and energy to serve in civic and community organizations and to improve our communities.  The Volunteer Recognition Banquet is a special time to honor these extraordinary volunteers. We invite organizations or individuals in Bosque County to nominate outstanding volunteers in the following categories: Agriculture & Natural Resources Civic Organizations & Community Service… Read More →

Private Applicators Pesticide Training

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bosque County will be hosting a Private Applicators Pesticide training on Friday, February 4, 2022, 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. Manuals and study guide may be paid and picked… Read More →

2021 Bosque County Volunteer Appreciation Banquet – Nominations

Each year, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bosque County and the Commissioner’s Court host a Volunteer Recognition Banquet to recognize outstanding volunteers who serve the residents of Bosque County. These volunteers give their time and energy to serve in civic and community organizations and to improve our communities. The Volunteer Recognition Banquet is a special time to honor these extraordinary volunteers. Volunteers may be nominated in the following categories: -Agriculture & Natural Resources: Volunteers in this category work to promote agriculture awareness and agribusiness in Bosque… Read More →

Homeowner Maintenance of Aerobic Treatment Units

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering a homeowner education event discussing the operation and maintenance of aerobic treatment units.  The “Homeowner Maintenance of Aerobic Treatment Units” workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, from 8:30am to 3:30pm at the Meridian Civic Center, 309 W. River Street, Meridian, TX.   The workshop will be of interest to homeowners who want to learn more about the components and maintenance of an aerobic treatment unit and spray field. It is important for homeowners to properly maintain their… Read More →

11th Annual Central Texas Stocker Cattle Seminar

The 11th Annual Central Texas Stocker Cattle Seminar will be held Wednesday, June 23rd 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 $10.00 per person, payable at registration.   Speakers and topics for the program will be Biosecurity by the Texas Animal Health Commission; “Do it for the Industry” Vaccination/Health Program… Read More →