Demonstrating Native Grassland Restoration

October 16, 2018

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

January 26, 2017

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

Students Visited Long Acres Ranch for Learning Activities with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

October 8, 2016

Students from Calvary Episcopal Preparatory School, Jane Long  Elementary, and Travis Elementary visited Long Acres Ranch for learning activities with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Students participated in discussions about core samples and soil types, learned about river formation using the STREAM Trailer, and visited the river banks to see natural examples of the terms … Read More