Information Sources

Texas AgriLife Extension

 

Dr. Charles R. Hall, Extension Economist-Horticultural Marketing
TAEX-AECO
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas 77843-2124
(409)845-1281 

Dr. Richard A. Edwards, Extension Economist-Agribusiness
TAEX-AECO
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas 77843-2124
(409) 845-8694 

County Extension Agents – Based in every county

Extension Horticulturists:

College Station, (409) 845-5341
Dr. Samuel D. Cotner (Vegetables)
Dr. Calvin G. Lyons (Fruits)
Dr. Alfred B. Wagner (Processed Foods)
Dr. Frank Dainello (Vegetables) 

District 5 & 9, (214) 843-6191
Marvin L. Baker (Fruits and Vegetables) 

District 12, Weslaco, (512) 968-5581
Dr. Michael Braverman (Vegetables)
Dr. Julian W. Sauls (Citrus) 

District 4, Dallas, (214) 231-5362
Dr. Steve George 

El Paso, (915) 859-9111
Dr. Sammy G. Helmers 

Fredericksberg, (512) 997-7047
Dr. John A. Lipe (Fruits and Pecans) 

District 13, San Antonio, (210) 220-2774
Dr. Jerry M. Parsons (Vegetables) 

District 13, Uvalde, (512) 278-9151
Dr. Loy W. Shreve 

Districts 1,2 & 3. Lubbock, (806) 746-6101
Dr. Roland E. Roberts (Vegetables) 

District 8,3 & 4. Stephenville, (817) 968-4144
Dr. Larry A. Stein 

Extension Economists:

Amarillo, (806) 359-5401
Dr. Steven Amosson 

Vernon, (817) 552-9941
Stanley Bevers 

Overton, (214) 834-6191
Dr. Greg Clary 

Bryan, (409) 845-6800
Dr. Gerald Comforth 

Bryan, (409) 845-6800
Dr. Arthur Gerlow 

Stephenville, (512) 898-2214
Dr. Ashley Lovell 

Ft. Stockton, (915) 336-8585
Dr. Richard Patterson 

Uvalde, (512) 278-9151
Jose Pena 

Lubbock, (806) 746-6101
Dr. Jackie Smith 

Dallas, (214) 231-5362
Dr. Kenneth Stokes 

Weslaco, (512) 968-5581
Dr. Merritt Taylor 

Texas Department of Agriculture

 

Organics Program Specialist (Certification and Marketing)
P.O. Box 12847
Austin, Texas 78711
(512) 463-7602, (512) 463-7467 

Organizations

 

Texas Organic Growers Association (TOGA)
Route 1, Box 9
Hutto, Texas 78634
(512) 846-3741 

Certified California Organic Growers (CCOF)
P.O. Box 8136
Santa Cruz, California 95061
(408) 423-2263 

Organic Crop Improvement Association
3185 Township Road 179
Bellefountaine, Ohio 43311
(513) 592-4983 or (513) 593-1232 

Committee For Sustainable Agriculture
P.O. Box 1300
Colfax, California 95713
(916) 346-2777 

Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association
P.O. Box 550
Kimberton, Pennsylvania 19442
(215) 327-2420 

lnstitute For Alternative Agriculture, Inc.
9200 Edmonston Rd., Suite 117
Greenbelt, Maryland 20770
(301) 441-8777 

Regenerative Agriculture Association
222 Main Street
Emmaus, Pennsylvania 18098
(215) 967-5171 

References-/Periodicals

 

Organic Wholesalers Annual Directory and Yearbook
California Action Network
P.O. Box 464
Davis, California 95617
(916) 756-8518
[Cost: $28 plus $1.75 postage & handling] 

Farm Chemicals Handbook
Meister Publishing Company
37841 Euclid Avenue
Willoughby, Ohio 44094
(216) 942-2000
[Cost: $50 - published annually] 

Complete Guide to Pest Control, George W. Ware
Thomson Publications
P.O. Box 9335
Fresno, California 93791
(209) 435-2163
[Cost: $20.50] 

Organic Market News and Information Servire (OMNIS)
P.O. Box 1300
Colfax, California 95713
(916) 346-2777
[Cost: $75/52 issues] 

The New Farm Magazine
22 Main St.
Emmaus, Pennsylvania 18098
(215) 967-5171
[Cost: $15/7 issues] 

Journal of Pesticide Reform
P.O. Box 1393
Eugene, Oregon 9744
(503) 344-5044
[Cost: $15/4 issues] 

The Packer
P.O. Box 9547
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
(816) 737-0064
[Cost: $15/12 issues] 

American Journal of Alternative Agriculture
9200 Edmonston Rd, Suite 117
Greenbelt, Maryland 20770
[Cost: $20/year] 

Seminars/Schools

 

Peaceable Kingdom School
P.O. Box 313
Washington on the Brazos, Texas 77880
(409) 878-2353 

Southern Organic Apprenticeship Program
P.O. Box 45
Utopia, Texas 78884-0045
(512) 966-3724 

Texas Center for Rural Studies/Texas Pesticide Project
P.O. Box 2618
Austin, Texas 78768
(512) 474-0811 

Texas Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 12847
Austin, Texas 78711
(512) 463-7602

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