Rainfall Simulator at Long Acres Ranch

At Long Acres Ranch, we have teaching opportunities that link youth with lessons revolving around the ranch’s natural resources.  Recently, we partnered with the Seven Lakes High School FFA, located in Katy I.S.D. in Ft. Bend County, to fabricate a structure called a Rainfall Simulator – an educational tool to be used at Long Acres … Read More

Demonstrating Native Grassland Restoration

At Long Acres Ranch in Richmond, TX, we are looking forward to the response of native grasses and forbs planted in a demonstration field in the spring of 2018.  We would love to jump to the future and see the results of our 30-acre planting that is full of potential for a variety of life.  … Read More

Fourth Graders Visit the Ranch

Lamar CISD schools, Meyer Elementary and Jane Long Elementary, brought fourth graders to the Ranch to enjoy the STREAM trailer, soil discussions, and a ride to the Brazos River. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service staff inspired the children to learn about weathering, erosion, decomposition, soil contents, and much more in a hands-on learning environment that included … Read More