Tag Archives: budget

Family Finances

Do you ever feel like your finances are controlling you, rather than you controlling your finances?  Are you having trouble staying on track with your family budget? Join us for a class on family budgeting in the Fellowship Hall at the Laguna Park Community Church on Tuesday, March 17, from 10am-12pm.  The two hour class will cover topics about setting financial goals, creating a family budget, tracking personal spending, and finding ways to decrease spending. Getting a handle on your finances is something that is important now and… Read More →

Cooking Up a Cottage Food Business

Interested in starting up your own Cottage Food Business? Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Bosque County and the Laguna Park Library will be offering a fun course called Cooking Up a Cottage Food Business and Food Handler’s Certification on Tuesday, February 17, from 10am-1pm at the Laguna Park Community Church Fellowship Hall.  The cost of the course is $20 (pay at the door), and bring a sack lunch. This two- in-one class is the best class to help you get started with your Cottage Food Business!  Start with… Read More →

Sheep & Goat Production Seminar

Private Land Stewardship Workshop – Copperas Cove

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Meeting: New Farm Bill Update

Jason Johnson, Associate Professor and Extension Economist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will provide an update on the new farm bill on OCTOBER 30 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in West, Texas. The meeting is scheduled for 6:00-8:00 pm with a free meal and no registration fee. For food preparation purposes and to accommodate special needs, please register by OCTOBER 20th by calling Neva Dobbins at 254-757-5180. The hall is located approximately 2 miles north of West, just off Exit 355 – County Line East,… Read More →

Private Land Stewardship Workshop set for Nov. 5th in Coryell County

Contacts: Pasquale Swaner, 254-865-2414, s-swaner@tamu.edu Chelsea Dorward, 254-386-3919, chelsea.dorward@ag.tamu.edu Heath Lusty, 512-556-8271, rhlusty@ag.tamu.edu Mike Marshall, 254-865-2061, mmarshall@ag.tamu.edu CORYELL COUNTY—The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will conduct a multi-county Private Land Stewardship Field Day Nov. 5th in Coryell County for landowners interested in managing their ranches for multiple uses, particularly for wildlife and cattle. The first portion of the field day is from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Harman School, located about 10 miles northwest of Copperas Cove off… Read More →

Meeting: New Farm Bill Update

Jason Johnson, Associate Professor and Extension Economist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will provide an update on the new farm bill on OCTOBER 30 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in West, Texas. The meeting is scheduled for 6:00-8:00 pm with a free meal and no registration fee. For food preparation purposes and to accommodate special needs, please register by OCTOBER 20th by calling Neva Dobbins at 254-757-5180. The hall is located approximately 2 miles north of West, just off Exit 355 – County Line East,… Read More →

Back to School Budgeting

Can you believe the new school year is just around the corner?  As you start your back-to-school shopping, you might use this opportunity to teach your kids a little bit about budgeting.  I know, I know, your kids will not want to take time to learn something before school even starts, especially something as boring as budgeting.   However, it’s never too soon to learn a life lesson, and financial planning is something you cannot miss teaching to your kids. Back-to-school shopping can be a stressful time for families… Read More →

Keep This Season “Holiday Bright”

It’s hard to believe the calendar has already flipped over to November, which means the holiday season is quickly approaching!  I am already looking forward to turkey dinners, Christmas lights, and holiday desserts.  As much as we all enjoy participating in the holiday merriment, it’s important to think about what the holiday shopping will do to your pocketbook.  Before the holiday season is in full swing, take some time to make a holiday shopping plan and budget to help relieve some of the stress.  Here are some tips… Read More →