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Collin County Extension Education Online
Collin County Extension Education Online

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Texas Fence Law Handbook
Texas landowners routinely ask questions regarding fences along property lines. Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, AgriLife Extension Specialist, and her co-authors created a concise handbook for landowners to become educated on the subject. Please download the free h...

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Read the latest issue of the Garden Wise Gazette...

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Tomato Workshop at Texas A&M on August 5, 2016
 A workshop on tomato improvement will be held 9 a.m.-noon on Aug. 5, according to Dr. Kevin Crosby, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Horticulturist. The free workshop will be held at the Texas A&M Horticultural Teaching, Research and Extension Center, 3199 Coun...

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Upcoming Events We have several educational events during the month of April. Please click the links below to learn more about the upcoming events and to register online. Fruit, Nut, & Berry Production Progra m - April 1, 2016 @ 9am-3pm at Myers Park Regist...

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Water Wells in North Texas
In North Texas we don't hear a lot about the ground water supply. We are mostly concerned with the surface water supply. In North Central Texas, we have one major aquifer, the Trinity Aquifer, and one minor aquifer, the Woodbine Aquifer. There are also thos...

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B.I.G. Horticulture Program
The B.I.G. Horticulture program isn't just large, but rather focuses on growing yields and income for farmers in the Blackland Prairie. B.I.G. stands for Blackland Income Growth and is a long running annual conference occuring in Waco, Texas every year.  Du...

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Extending the Growing Season
The changing of the seasons to cooler weather with periodic freezes
leaves gardeners missing the warmer temperatures. Serious gardener find a
way to garden on the fringes of the seasons. Using methods to extend
the growing season can allow harvesting to ...

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Kissing Bug and Chagas Disease in Texas
The Kissing Bug and Chagas Disease has received significant attention by the news media. Although this disease has little to do with horticulture, it is worth mentioning to increase public awareness and because gardeners are more aware of insects around the...

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Citrus Canker found in South Texas
Citrus Canker Disease has been found in south Texas on October 16th, 2015, the first time since the 1940s. This disease can be devastating to health of the citrus crops, but also has significant implications on the trade and shipment of citrus out of Texas....

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Roses losing the battle with Rose Rosette Disease
Roses have been losing the battle with Rose Rosette Disease (RRD) all over Collin County. As a plant pathologist I had seen and worked with this disease in the past, but never have I seen this level of disease pressure, infection rate, and wide spread infec...
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