Water issues in the courts could impact all landowners

AMARILLO – Ongoing water legal battles around the state and nation could set precedents that affect all landowners, so they bear watching, according to Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agricultural law specialist in Amarillo. Dowell Lashmet, speaking at the recent High Plains Irrigation Conference, outlined several legal actions concerning the Clean Water […]

Hard Hats for Little Heads program helps 3,700-plus second-graders stay safe

COLLEGE STATION —More than 3,700 second-graders from Bryan-College Station and the surrounding area recently participated in the recent ninth annual Hard Hats for Little Heads injury prevention program and free helmet distribution event at Reed Arena on the Texas A&M University campus. “Highlights included Texas A&M baseball, football, equestrian and softball athletes in competitive scenarios […]

East Texas Alfalfa Conference March 24 in Overton

OVERTON – The East Texas Alfalfa Conference will be held March 24 in Overton. The event begins with registration from 7:30-8:15 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 N. Farm-to-Market Road 3053 and ends at 3:45 p.m. Cost is $20 if preregistered by March 21 or $30 the day of the […]

Spider mite control in corn aided by moisture

AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has a list of do’s and don’ts when it comes to spider mite treatment on corn, according to Dr. Ed Bynum, AgriLife Extension entomologist in Amarillo. Spider mite damage can reduce corn silage yields about 17 percent and grain yield production by 23 percent or more when […]

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