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Sarah Latham, Rains County Agrilife Extension Agent, discusses a Texas A&M Agrilife article describing how to perform home canning of fruits and vegetables, what at one time was a common activity.  Raising chickens for eggs is also covered in the article.

Texas A&M Agrilife

Sarah Latham, Hunt County Agrilife Extension Agent, says the appearance of "June bugs" in April of this year is not an indication of climate change.  And Sarah shares advice from Agrilife on cooking chicken livers, which should be cooked like all other chicken parts.

Texas A&M Agrilife

Sarah Latham, Agrilife Extension Agent for Hunt County, says it's important for Northeast Texas home owners and gardeners to recognize the difference in Ladybugs and Asian Lady Beetles.  The former is harmless, or even beneficial, but the latter is destructive and may cause harm to dogs and homes.

Texas A&M Agrilife

Sarah Latham, Hunt County Agrilife extension agent, says Agrilife is hosting a workshop on grape growing and wine production at the Hidden Hangar vineyard on Friday, January 25.  Sarah says there's a growing interest in wine production in Northeast Texas, as well as other revenue-producing opportunities on rural property.  Also, Sarah reminds us that the New Year is a good time for estate planning

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Researchers at the Texas AgriLife Extension Service are testing whether barley could become an all-in-one crop in the cattle industry. Barley could make a good grazing alternative, but researchers are looking for a kind of magic bullet ‒‒ a line of barley that would be ideal for both feed and forage for beef and dairy cattle statewide.

Texas A&M Agrilife

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Agent Sarah Latham shares holiday safety tips recommended by the Centers for Disease Control.

Texas A&M Agrilife

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey says the UW will be organizing "Walk Across Texas" teams at the Reecy Davis Center, 4320 Lee St. in Greenville, from 6 to 8 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Fridays start February 13.  The idea of "Walk Across Texas" is that teams combine walk the distance across Texas, 800 miles.  Also, Frances says the United Way will lead an effort Saturday, March 4 to renovate the youth baseball and softball fields in Wolfe City.

Local AgriLife Extension offices are offering continuing education credits.
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The Northeast Texas Farm and Ranch Pesticide Applicator Clinic will be held Monday, Dec. 14 at the Love Civic Center in Paris, Texas. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Lamar, Delta, Fannin and Red River counties are sponsoring the event. Four continuing education units will be offered in Integrated Pest Management and one CEU will be offered in Laws and Regulations. Cost will be $30 payable at the door. Attendees must RSVP by Dec. 4 in order to help plan for the meal.