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Compact wool measurement tool may find home on the range

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ronald Pope, 325-653-4576, Ronald.Pope@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Can a field-friendly, reasonably priced fiber measurement tool compare favorably with the high-dollar commercial unit that’s set the industry standard for wool fineness measurement since 2000? A team of Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists at San Angelo is evaluating the new […]

Pesticide applicator training slated for Feb. 5 in San Benito

SAN BENITO —  Training for private pesticide applicators or those needing Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units to maintain their license will be held Feb. 5 in San Benito. The training will be held at the Cameron County San Benito Annex Building at 1390 W. Expressway 83, San Benito, according to Brad Cowan, Texas […]

Tree giveaway, youth activities among offerings at H-E-B Little Buckaroo Farms

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a variety of youth activities, horticultural offerings and practical demonstrations at the H-E-B Little Buckaroo Farms tent during the 2015 San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo Feb. 12- March 1, said agency participants. The Little Buckaroo Farms tent will be in the Family Fair […]

Media Advisory: Blackland Income Growth Conference Feb. 3-4

Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259,  b-fannin@tamu.edu WACO – The Blackland Income Growth Conference is scheduled Feb. 3-4 at the Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd., in Waco. A number of commodity sessions will be featured throughout the two-day event, which will be attended by farmers and ranchers throughout the region. The conference kicks off with registration […]

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