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Sugarcane aphids confirmed on Southern High Plains

Floyd County find is region’s first   Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, Contacts: Dr. Charles Allen, 325-653-4576,  ctallen@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Pat Porter, 806-746-6101, p-porter@tamu.edu FLOYDADA — They’re hundreds of miles from the nearest sugarcane fields, nevertheless sugarcane aphids have now been positively identified in significant numbers on grain sorghum in Floyd County, said a Texas A&M AgriLife […]

‘Home Aquaponics’ program slated for Oct. 21 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the Backyard Gardening series program “Home Aquaponics”from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at its office for Bexar County, located in Suite 208 of the Conroy Square business complex, 3355 Cherry Ridge in San Antonio. “We will be having Steven Sumrow from Aquaponic Systems USA as […]

Horticulture consultant to address Ellison floriculture fall lecture Oct. 8

COLLEGE STATION – The Ellison International Floriculture Chair Distinguished Lecture Series at Texas A&M University will feature Phil Wilson of Austin, Lower Colorado River Authority general manager, event coordinators said. His topic will be “What will it take to overcome Texas’ water challenge.” The event is Oct. 8, beginning with a reception at 2 p.m. […]

Master Gardener vegetable specialist certification training set Nov. 4-6 in San Antonio

Program open to Master Gardeners and general public SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present its Texas Master Gardener vegetable specialist training Nov. 4-6 in San Antonio and the general public is invited to apply, said the program’s coordinator. The program will be at the San Antonio Botanical Garden Educational Room, […]

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