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AgriLife Extension to offer three urban pest continuing education trainings in Austin

AUSTIN — Three urban pest trainings will be held in Austin for those wanting to obtain Structural Pest Control Service continuing education units for 2014, according to Wizzie Brown, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist for Travis County. Brown said all three classes will be held at the AgriLife Extension office, located at 1600-B Smith […]

AgriLife Extension sets Farm Bill Decision Aid Training for Oct. 10

Two sessions aimed at insurance agents Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: DeDe Jones, 806-677-5600, DLJones@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Steve Amosson, 806-677-5600, samosson@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a Farm Bill Decision Aid Training seminar for insurance agents Oct. 10, according to DeDe Jones, AgriLife Extension risk management specialist and co-trainer in […]

Texas A&M institute reports new information about land conversion losses in Texas

Fifteen-year net loss from 1997-2012 exceeds 1 million acres AUSTIN — Texas experienced a net loss of nearly 1.1 million acres of privately owned farms, ranches and forests from 1997 to 2012, continuing the trend of rural land conversion and fragmentation in Texas, according to Dr. Roel Lopez, director of the Texas A&M Institute of […]

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