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Jun 26 2013

Figs: A Texas heritage

Lately, I have received a few calls about fig trees and caring for them so I thought I would pass along a little information on the topic that I was able to gain along the way. Figs are one of the oldest cultivated fruit crops. Indications are they were first cultivated about 11,000 years ago. …

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Apr 24 2012

Get water smart

Ag Commissioner promotes water conservation Says historical drought, growing population call attention to critical need for water conservation   Citing the devastating results of water shortages, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, along with a group of state and local leaders and a partnership of private businesses today announced the Texas Water Smart conservation campaign. The result …

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Sep 07 2011

Learn composting

Gregg County Master Gardeners, Learn at Lunch program, is slated for Wednesday, Sept.ember 14. Ken Kunkel will present a program on Composting at the Gregg County Extension Office, 405 E. Marshall Ave., Longview from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m.  This program is the first of a two-part series, with October’s topic being vermiculture (composting with …

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