July 15, 2019 (Broiler Show Information Sheet | Broiler Show Rules) - Are you a youth in grades 3rd through 12th and interested in showing chickens at the upcoming East Texas Poultry Festival? The Shelby County 4-H Poultry project offers many activities to youth of all ages.
July 8, 2019 - You are invited to attend the Texas Extension Education Association Women on the Go Club, Thursday, July 11th from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Extension office, located at 266 Nacogdoches Street in Center. Come out, bring a friend, and enjoy this learning experience.
June 27, 2019 - I’ve read somewhere that tomatoes are the most popular vegetable grown by home gardeners in America. I don’t know if that’s really true, but I do think of it as one of the most popular vegetables in East Texas.
I’ve been asked recently about some problems with our local garden tomatoes. Recent rains and our typical humidity are starting to cause problems on tomatoes for area gardeners.
Three different types of issues have been brought to my attention so far this season. Fungal disease physiological problems and herbicide injury.
June 19, 2019 - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - Shelby County will be hosting their annual 4-H Kids Sewing Sensations Day Camps (beginner and advanced) in July in Center, Texas. This program is open to all youth ages 9 through 18, and you do not have to be a member of 4-H to participate.