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Peanut breakthrough involved Texas A&M AgriLife scientists

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, Contact: Dr. Mark Burow, 806-746-6101,   LUBBOCK– A Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist said the recent release of the first peanut genome sequences to the public by the International Peanut Genome Initiative should have major effects on Texas peanut production for years to come.   “This release is important […]

‘Preserving the Harvest’ classes set for May in Panhandle

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, Contact: Jeanene Montgomery, 806-537-3882, PANHANDLE – A series of three “Preserving the Harvest” food preservation classes will be held during May by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at the War Memorial Building, 500 Main St., Panhandle. The classes will begin at 9 a.m. and end around noon each day. […]

Drip irrigation educational program slated for May 1 in Austin

AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Travis County Master Gardeners Association program will be presenting “Drip Irrigation Systems,” a program on water-efficient irrigation, from 10 a.m.– noon May 1 at the Travis County East Service Center, 6011 Blue Bluff, Austin. “Drip irrigation is a highly efficient and effective way to irrigate your […]

Cottage food handler class set for April 23 in Canyon

Amended law opens new markets for home-based food businesses Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, Contact: Jackie Farrell, 806-468-5543, CANYON – Home cooks wanting to sell their products can attend a “Food Handlers Cottage Foods Class” accredited by the Texas Department of State Health Services on April 23 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

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