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Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization Will Host Another NETBIO Sale
Feb17

Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization Will Host Another NETBIO Sale

Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission/NETBIOPublic Information Services The Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization, in cooperation with the Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission, will host another NETBIO sale Wednesday, Feb. 19. This sale is the newest addition to the NETBIO annual sale schedule. It will begin on 1 p.m. but come early and look over the cattle and enjoy a meal in the Market Center restaurant before the...

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The NETBIO announces its 2019 Beef Up Cattlemen’s Conference for May 10
Apr27

The NETBIO announces its 2019 Beef Up Cattlemen’s Conference for May 10

By Mario Villarino The Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization (NETBIO) will host its 2019 Beef Up Cattlemen’s Conference scheduled for May 10, 2019 starting at 2 p.m. The session starts with registration and exhibitors displays, followed by Animal ID: new perspectives, Hank Hayes- Texas Animal Health Commission; Knowing Your Customer, Chris McClure Private Consultant; Creating native grasslands, Christian Ebel- Hopkins County;...

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You’re Invited to Celebrate Beef at NETBIO’s Ribeye Roundup Oct 6, Hopkins County Beef Day!
Sep19

You’re Invited to Celebrate Beef at NETBIO’s Ribeye Roundup Oct 6, Hopkins County Beef Day!

NETBIO Cattleman’s Classic and Ribeye Roundup organizers stopped by the KSST studio to invite everyone to Beef Day at Celebration Plaza on Friday October 6, 2017.  You’re welcome to attend the free educational programs about beef production inside the courthouse at 2pm with speaker Trent Loos. You can watch the 37 steak cooking teams during the various rounds of competition as they vie for top prizes. And, although the...

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NETBIO Requests Local Help To Assist South Texas Ranchers in Need
Sep05

NETBIO Requests Local Help To Assist South Texas Ranchers in Need

If you’d like to help the Northeast Texas Cattleman’s’ Beef Improvement Organization assist flooded farmers and ranchers in the Southeast Texas area, here is a local donation opportunity sent by Dwyatt Bell, NETBIO President The NETBIO organization is receiving donations and purchasing hay and other items that we are shipping directly to the South Texas Independent Cattlemen in Beaumont and Winnie.  Since Friday we...

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AgriLife: Local Beef and Hay Producer Recognized by Prestigious County Agent Association
Sep01

AgriLife: Local Beef and Hay Producer Recognized by Prestigious County Agent Association

The “Man of the Year in Texas Agriculture” Awards program has been proudly sponsored by the Texas County Agricultural Agents Association for the past fifty years. The members, directors, and officers of the TCAAA are privileged to bestow this award to eight individuals in recognition of their outstanding leadership in agriculture, agribusiness and their support of the educational program efforts of the County Extension Agents of...

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Net Bio’s Concert and Cookoff on Oct 6 is All About Beef !
Jul24

Net Bio’s Concert and Cookoff on Oct 6 is All About Beef !

If you enjoy a sizzlin’ steak, then you are part of the beef industry in Texas. NETBIO stands for Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization, and through it’s programs and sponsorships, offers numerous ways for beef producers to improve their operations and their profits. According to Missy McClure, Entertainment Committee chair, beef producer and local realtor, one of these programs actually brings beef lovers together...

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Offers Something for Everyone and Summer Sewing Workshop
Jun09

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Offers Something for Everyone and Summer Sewing Workshop

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Offers Something for Everyone Did you know that every state in the United States has an Extension Service?  Did you know that every county in Texas has Extension Agents who work with them and that some agents in smaller counties work more than one county?  Were you aware that some of the larger counties have multiple agents to cover the large territory?  How much do you really know about your Hopkins...

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2014 Optimization of Beef and Forage Production in Hopkins County

Relevance: Beef production is a 2.96 billion dollar industry in the East Region per data in the 2008 production year. The predominant beef producer in the region is a cow/calf producer with less than 100 head. All beef enterprises are affected by climate status as well as market variability. County-based Program Area Committees firmly establish the need for educational programs targeted for beef producers enabling them to increase...

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Chamber Connection – July 2
Jul01

Chamber Connection – July 2

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Lezley Brown The fireworks for 4th of July have been cancelled, however, please remember that the Symphony League is holding their concert and fireworks celebration on Saturday, Sept. 5. Mark your calendars! The Hopkins County Adult Leadership is happy to announce that we are currently taking applications for the 2020-21 class. The Adult Leadership Class is a community...

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NETBIO ‘Ribeye Roundup’ Steak Cookoff Set for Saturday October 5 on Celebration Plaza
Aug30

NETBIO ‘Ribeye Roundup’ Steak Cookoff Set for Saturday October 5 on Celebration Plaza

Texas Heritage National Bank President Dwyatt Bell appeared on the KSST Good Morning Show along with Mario Villarino, Hopkins County Agri-life Extension agent and talked about the annual Ribeye Roundup competition. The 2019 event will be held on Saturday October 5 on Celebration Plaza. The event will consist of educational programs about ranching, team competition in cooking ribeye steaks, a sit-down outdoor dinner at 6:30 pm, and a...

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