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AgriLife Extension sets Lubbock Pecan Production Seminar

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Robert Scott, 806-775-1680, rj-scott@tamu.edu   LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a Pecan Production Seminar, beginning with registration from 9-9:30 a.m. and lasting until noon on Aug. 12 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock. The center is located […]

Improving soil health, no-till practices topic of Aug. 14 four-county field day

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Paul DeLaune, 940-552-9941, pdelaune@ag.tamu.edu VERNON – A Rolling Plains field tour, “Practices to Improve Soil Health and Soil/Water Conservation,” will be held Aug. 14 by Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service and local Soil and Water Conservation districts. Registration will begin at […]

AgriLife Extension program Sept. 18 will give ‘buzz’ on beekeeping basics

BANDERA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting a Beekeeping Basics Workshop from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Mansfield Park Recreation Center, 2886 Highway 16 North in Bandera.   “The number of calls coming into the office related to bees in general is staggering,” said Sam Womble, AgriLife Extension agent for […]

Spotted winged drosophila poses risk to soft-bodied fruits

Female has toothed organ to saw through fruit skin Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu OVERTON – Early awareness of a tiny insect could save Texas fruit growers a lot of money, perhaps even their entire crop, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist. The potential risk is from the spotted wing drosophila, a […]

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