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New pest found in Concho Valley sorghum crops

  No control needed yet for sugarcane aphid, but situation is being closely monitored, expert says Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Rick Minzenmayer, 325-365-5212, r-minzenmayer@tamu.edu BALLINGER – Sugarcane aphids have jumped their primary host crop sugarcane, and have landed in the Concho Valley, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert warns. Rick Minzenmayer, AgriLife […]

Bexar County Commissioners Court receives Building a Better Texas award

Court reciprocates with resolution honoring Cooperative Extension System’s 100th anniversary SAN ANTONIO – Representatives of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County, Bexar County 4-H and AgriLife Extension volunteer programs recently attended a meeting of the Bexar County Commissioners Court to participate in presenting the court with a Building a Better Texas award. […]

Earth-Kind Landscape School to be held in San Antonio

Four-part series in September and October will address best home landscaping practices SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Water Star Program will present the four-part “Earth-Kind Landscape School for Homeowners” program on four Saturdays during September and October, said program coordinators at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County. The school will be from […]

Buck Creek Watershed Protection Plan Accepted by EPA

Contact: Lucas Gregory, 979-845-7869, lfgregory@ag.tamu.edu Phyllis Dyer, 940-552-9941, pmdyer@ag.tamu.edu VERNON–The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has accepted the Buck Creek Watershed Protection Plan as meeting the agency’s guidelines for watershed-based plans and effectively outlining a strategy to reduce nonpoint source pollution in the watershed, according to a Texas Water Resources Institute official. “This acceptance comes after […]

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