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AgriLife Extension offers private pesticide applicator training Oct. 9 in Amarillo

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, Contact: Nathan Carr, 806-373-0713, AMARILLO – A private pesticide applicator license training will be offered Oct. 9 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Potter County, located at 3301 E. 10th Ave. in Amarillo. The training session begins at 9 a.m., according to Nathan Carr, AgriLife Extension […]

Denton County Horse Tour set for October 11

DENTON – Denton County is the self-proclaimed Lexington, Kentucky of Texas when it comes to the equine industry, according to Brandon Boughen, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for the county. “It is the home to over 26 thousand horses, which sustain numerous related businesses and professions such as breeders, trainers, boarding facilities, veterinary services, […]

Aquaponic fish, vegetable production workshop set for Nov. 20 in Prairie View

Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, Contact: Dr. Joe Masabni, 979-324-1244, PRAIRIE VIEW — The second in a series of workshops on aquaponic principles and practices will be Nov. 20 at Prairie View A&M University in the Carden-Waller Extension Building, 250 E.M. Norris St., Prairie View. Aquaponic systems include a circular pattern in which the water […]

AgriLife Extension expert: Planning, practice key to disaster preparedness

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is supporting National Preparedness Month efforts by offering tips for Texans to help them get ready for and recover from a disaster or emergency. “FEMA has designated September as National Preparedness Month and this year’s theme is ‘Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare,’” said Joyce […]

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