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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 reach out to all the county civic organizations to invite them to nominate volunteers, but we know this doesn’t cover everyone.  We would like… 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 →

Seeking Volunteer 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. We invite you, as an organization or individual in Bosque County, to nominate outstanding volunteers in the following categories: Agriculture & Natural Resources Civic Organizations… Read More →

Central Texas Youth Fair

The Central Texas Youth Fair is happening all this week, March 3-7. Please come and show your support to the youth of Bosque County by cheering them on at their events. On Saturday, March 7th the CTYF will conclude with the cake and livestock auction starting at 12:00 noon.  For a full schedule call the Extension office at 254-435-2331 or visit bosque.agrilife.org/4-h/central-texas-youth-fair.

New Ag Agent Comes to Bosque County

I just wanted to take the opportunity to introduce myself to my neighbors in Bosque County, 4-H club members and parents. I am your new County Extension Agent – Ag / Natural Resources for Bosque County. While I’m new to the position here in Bosque County I’ve been an agent here in Central Texas for 6 years and have lived in the Smithbend area of Bosque County for over 2 years. I grew up on a cattle and wheat operation in SW Oklahoma where I showed livestock through… Read More →

Texas Beef Council – Beef 706

      This program is paid for by your Beef Checkoff dollars.  There is no additional charge for this class or your meals.  You are responsible for your lodging if needed. Register to attend BEEF 706 Jan 13-14 or Jan 15-16, 2015  Register online at:  http://texasbeef.org CALL: 1-800-846-4113 or EMAIL: jhodgkins@txbeef.org     BEEF 706 A Hands-On Seminar about Beef Quality Excellence in Texas   Jan 13-14, 2015   Jan 15-16, 2015 Texas A&M University College Station, TX   What People Are Saying About Beef 706 “I have… Read More →

Grasshopper: Friend or Foe?

Its summer and the summertime pests are out in force. Grasshoppers are on my hit list this week. We came back from a July 4th celebration and found the grasshoppers had left the pastures and moved to our landscape. Their presence will continue to grow as the pastures dry out. Consecutive years of hot, dry summers and warm, dry autumns favor grasshopper survival and reproduction. Warm, dry fall weather allows grasshoppers more time to feed and lay eggs. Large numbers of grasshoppers in the late summer can deposit… Read More →

4-H Members Excel in 3D Archery Tournament

The 2014 Sure Shots 4-H Invitational 3D Archery Tournament was held on April 19th in Gatesville. Bosque County 4-H members, along with their parents, had a great time at this fun, outdoor shoot.   Bosque County Results: Court Kretzmeier – 1st place Gentleman Junior Compound Aided Merritt Kretzmeier – 1st place Ladies Junior Barebow Kenzie Kretzmeier – 2nd place Ladies Intermediate Compound Aided   The following youth also competed – Laramie Crockett, Shelby Crockett, and Gardner Guillory.

Bosque County 4-H Invitational Archery Tournament Results

Bosque County 4-H Invitational Archery Tournament Results The archery tournament hosted by Bosque County 4-H on Saturday, March 15 turned out great!  We had 52 total entries and 14 classes, with youth from 17 Texas counties.  It was amazing to see the talent that some of these youngsters have with a bow! Junior Compound Unaided – Gentleman 1st place – Aiden Roark – Score 182 – Limestone County 2nd place – Clayton Wolf – Score 91 – Hill County  Junior Compound Unaided – Ladies 1st place – Kayla… Read More →

Texas A&M University Judging Clinics – A Great Learning Experience

TAMU Judging Clinics March 29, 2014 College Station, Texas Clinics offered: poultry, entomology, homesite, land, livestock judging, meats, range, soil, wildlife, and wool.  There will also be a veterinary science/tech, but it has been rescheduled for April 5th. These clinics are extremely educational and very low cost.  Registration can be made by each individual online at http://judgingcard.com.  Cost to attend is $10 if registered by March 18.  Late registration can be made the day of the clinics starting at 7 AM for $15.