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Cooking Well With Diabetes – October 14, 21, 28

Cooking Well With Diabetes Class Series will be held on October 14, 21, and 28 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service located at 420 North 6th Street in Waco.  The classes are for people with diabetes, their family members, and caregivers.  Those interested in diabetes prevention are also welcome to attend depending on availability of spots.  The classes are free, however, participants must pre-register by October 10.  Space is limited.  Please see brochure for more information.  If you have questions or… Read More →

Landowner Stream & Riparian Workshop – September 25

Landowner Stream and Riparian Workshop will be held on Thursday, September 25, from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Lake Waco Wetlands Education Center located at 1752 Eichelberger Crossing Road in Waco.  The workshop is free, but pre-registration is due by September 19. Participants will enhance their understanding of river and creek systems and learn the basic interaction of hydrology – erosion/depositon and vegetation.  Classroom setting in the morning and stream site visit in the afternoon.  One CEU in IPM will be offered for pesticide applicators.  Lunch… Read More →

State Swine Tag Orders Due September 29

State Swine Tag Orders are due September 29 by 4:00 p.m. to the County Extension Office located at 420 North 6th Street in Waco.  Cost for tags is $10 each.  Money and order form must be submitted by deadline.  If you have any questions, please contact Kyle Dykes at 254-757-5180. State Swine Tag Order Form

CenTex Beef Symposium – September 26

CenTex Beef Symposium will be held on September 26 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Hill College Performing Arts Center located at 112 Lamar Drive in Hillsboro.  One CEU will be offered for pesticide applicators.  Registration fee of $25 is payable at the door.  Topics will include Replacement Female Management, Feral Hog Trapping and Biology; Cattle Market and Farm Bill Update, Cattle Handling Presentation and Demonstration, and Fetal Programming – Rethinking Gestational Nutrition. Participants will be able to visit with commercial vendors from a variety for… Read More →

HOT Calf Scramble Applications Due by September 19

HOT of Texas Calf Scramble Entries are due to the County Extension Office by Friday, September 19.  Completed application and signed release form must be submitted to the office; incomplete applications and applications without signed release form will not be considered.  Please see application form, eligibility rules, and release form for more information.  If you have any questions, call Kyle Dykes at 254-757-5180. HOT Calf Scramble Application, Eligibility Rules, and Release Form

Broiler Orders Due October 1

Broiler Orders for the county show are due by October 1.  You must pay when placing your order.  Checks must be made payable to Riesel FFA and mailed along with order form to Kevein Wunderlich, Riesel High School, 600 E. Frederick Street, Riesel TX  76682.  Broilers will be delivered on December 22. Please see order form and county show rules for more information.  For more information, contact Kyle at 254-757-5180. Broiler Order Form County Show Rules for Broilers

Money Boot Camp for the College Bound – October 18

Money Boot Camp will be held on Saturday, October 18, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Emergency Service Education Center located at 7601 Steinbeck Bend Road.  The camp is designed to provide information for parents and students getting prepared to finance a college education.  The program is free, however, pre-registration is required.  For more information or to pre-register, call the Extension Office at 254-757-5180. Money Boot Camp for the College Bound – October 18

Balanced Living Class Series

Balanced Living Class Series will be held at the Christian Women’s Job Corp located at 1207 Columbus Avenue in Waco on September 25, 26, and October 3.  Cost is free.  Participants will learn way to balance their time, manage stress, feed their body, move their body, and rest their body.  For more information, contact Meilana Charles at 254-757-5180. Balanced Living Class Series – September 28, 26, and October 3

McLennan County Go Texan Committee Livestock Show – October 18

The 6th Annual McLennan County Go-Texan Committee Livestock Show will be held on Saturday, October 18, at the Clifton Fairgrounds in Clifton, Texas.  Show is for steers, heifers, lambs, goats, and swine.  Arrival time is 7:00 a.m.  Entry fee is $20 per head for all species.  Cash or check the day of show, no late fees.  Pee Wee Showmanship for lamb, goat, and swine for no charge.  For more information, contact Charles Prause at 254-495-4630, Jamie Petrich at 254-716-4230, Craig Maultsby at 254-717-2464, or Gary Meyer at 254-716-8554. … Read More →

Success Seekers 4-H Club Consumer Decision Making Workshop – October 7

Success Seekers 4-H Club Consumer Decision Making Workshop will be held on October 7 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Bledsoe Miller Recreation Center located at 300 North Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard in Waco.  Micah Holcombe, 4-H Agent from Bell County, will be the speaker.  For more information, please call Meilana Charles at 254-757-5180.