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Barbara Brown: Tips can improve your success in growing vegetables
You dream of enjoying fresh tomatoes, peppers and squash, impressing your family and friends with homemade salsa and achieving your goal to eat healthier. Forget past failures and frustrations. Don't give up the dream. You can improve your gardening success by following three rules.
Courtney Davis: Women need to take steps to not overlook their health
Kathryn Wells: Now is the time to start planting fruit and nut trees
Jessica Kimbro: Denton County Youth Fair & Rodeo coming in March
The youth fair is a 69-year-old tradition for Future Farmers of America (FFA), 4-H and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members. The participants range from elementary students to seniors in high school. The youth fair is a chance for these students to show off their hard work and dedication.
Jessica Kimbro: 4-H STEM — charging stations for today's youth
Every time you volunteer or attend a 4‑H STEM camp, workshop or club meeting, we are linking and electrifying powerful charging stations so that young people can power up to take an active role in their learning. 4‑H programs empower nearly 6 million young people across the U. S. through experiences that develop critical life skills. 4‑H is the youth development program of our nation's Cooperative Extension System and U. S.
Michael Cook: Even during winter, there is work to be done at the vineyard
Growing grapes in Texas, and in particular North Texas, is a challenging yet rewarding adventure. As a horticultural crop, grape cultivation — or viticulture — is an intensive endeavor that requires planning and hard work. However, I think you will agree that the end product is well worth the blood, sweat and tears required by the collaborative effort of the grower and winemaker.
Courtney Davis: Local AgriLife Extension Service offers programs to help improve one's health
In 2018, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Denton County will be hosting a number of wellness programs specifically targeting worksites.
Texas 4-H kicks off 'Give 110' pledge campaign
In 2018, Texas 4-H will celebrate 110 years. To celebrate this monumental milestone, the Texas 4-H Youth Development Program and the Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation are introducing a new campaign called to engage youth, volunteers, alumni and friends in the celebration of 110 years of Texas 4-H.
Assistance available to agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program
Through CSP, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service helps private landowners build their business while implementing conservation practices that help ensure the sustainability of their entire operation. NRCS plans to enroll up to 10 million acres in CSP in 2018.