Texas Agriculture Commissioner issues warning about seed packets mailed from China

July 27, 2020 — Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller urgesTexans to take extreme precaution when receiving unsolicited seed packets from China. These packets have been mailed to multiple states, including Texas, falsely labeled as jewelry. Residents are advised not to plant the seeds as they could contain harmful invasive species or be otherwise unsafe. […]

Rockwall FFA member Ethan Spearman earns Lone Star Degree

Rockwall FFA member Ethan Spearman earns Lone Star Degree

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 10, 2020) Congrats to Rockwall FFA’s own Ethan Spearman, who recently received his Texas FFA Lone Star Degree! The Lone Star Degree is the highest degree given by the Texas FFA, and Ethan was one of nearly 1,600 Texas FFA members who qualified to receive the degree. Shelly Spearman wrote this […]

Rockwall County’s Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Celebrates 20 Years of the Texas Community Futures Forum

Rockwall County’s Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Celebrates 20 Years of the Texas Community Futures Forum

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 3, 2019) Texas A&M AgriLife Extension develops programs based on community needs. Issue identification is the foundation upon which Extension has been able to meet the educational needs of Rockwall County residents in the areas of Agriculture, Horticulture, Youth Development, and Family & Community Health, dating back to Ag Extension’s inception […]

66th Annual Rockwall Youth Fair Comes to Town March 27-30

66th Annual Rockwall Youth Fair Comes to Town March 27-30

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 20, 2019) March 27-30 marks the 66th Annual Rockwall Youth Fair at the Rockwall ISD Agriculture Complex located at 875 Riding Club Road.  The purpose of the Rockwall Youth Fair is to promote the education, constructive talents and leadership skills of the youth of the community by conducting clinics, training demonstrations, […]

Rockwall County 4-H to celebrate 4-H new year with kick-off event       

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 8, 2018) Rockwall County 4-H is planning a Kick Off event for the new 4-H year from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, September 8.  This year’s event will be held on Courthouse Plaza – on the east side of the Historic Rockwall County Courthouse located at 101 East Rusk Street.  Rockwall County […]

Mentors to host Livestock Introduction meeting for students interested in 4-H projects

(Rockwall) July 25, 2012 – Rockwall County Livestock Mentors are hosting a Livestock Introduction meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, August 11, 2012 at the Rockwall ISD Ag. Science Center, 875 Riding Club Road. This event is for Rockwall County Youth interested in having a 4-H animal livestock project including cattle, hogs, goats, sheep […]