Subjects: All center issues/topics; Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences; Entomology. Locations: San Angelo, Ft. Stockton, Pecos, Lubbock

Minimizing Livestock Predation Workshop slated for March 13 in Eden

EDEN – The Minimizing Livestock Predation Workshop is set for 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. March 13 in the Roy Burnes Civic Center in Eden. The workshop is being conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. “Predation is a constant worry to sheep and goat raisers throughout our region,” said Tanner Wieghat, AgriLife Extension agent in […]

Concho Valley Cotton Conference set for March 7 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – The 13th Concho Valley Cotton Conference conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. March 7 at McNease Convention Center, 500 Rio Concho Drive in San Angelo. “There’s a lot of new information relating to West Texas cotton production, and this biennial conference is […]

Melting polar ice, rising sea levels not only climate change dangers

COLLEGE STATION —  Climate change from political and ecological standpoints is a constant in the media and with good reason, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist, but proof of its impact is sometimes found in unlikely places. “Discussions of climate change usually are focused on changes occurring in polar and temperate zones, but tropical […]

March 15 is registration cutoff for popular Texas Brigades youth camps

SAN ANGELO – The March 15 registration deadline for the Texas Brigades wildlife leadership youth camps conducted in partnership with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is fast approaching, said Dr. Dale Rollins, AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist and the camps’ founder. “This summer marks 25 years that the camps have been honing young leaders through […]

Pecos County Dinner Tonight program slated for March 23 in Fort Stockton

FORT STOCKTON – Hungry West Texans seeking new ideas for a tastier, healthier dining experience are urged to mark their calendars for the 2017 Pecos County Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School set for March 23 at the Large Community Hall in Rooney Park, 401 Spring Dr., Fort Stockton. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the […]

Cotton variety selection time is here

LUBBOCK – When it comes to making a cotton crop, selecting the right planting variety is the most important decision a cotton farmer will make all year, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service cotton entomologist. “Let’s face it, technology seeds are expensive, but knowing what protections your particular crop might need will go a […]

AgriLife Extension sets four Cotton Risk Management Workshops in March

ROWENA — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct four Cotton Risk Management Workshops in coming weeks. The four workshops have similar agendas and will be held: — Feb. 27, 1:30-5 p.m., at the Rowena SPJST Lodge in Rowena, 709 Concho Rd. in Rowena. — March 1, 8:30 a.m.-noon at the Capital Farm Credit […]

South Plains Profitability Workshop set for Feb. 21 in Lubbock

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the South Plains Profitability Workshop beginning at 9 a.m. Feb. 21 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock.  The center is located on Farm-to-Market 1294 a quarter mile east of Interstate 27 north of the Lubbock airport. “Lubbock County and other […]

AgriLife Extension names Gonzales to South Plains integrated pest management post

MULESHOE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has hired John David Gonzales as the new integrated pest management agent for Bailey, Castro and Parmer counties.             Gonzales, who started Feb. 1, is headquartered in the AgriLife Extension offices in Bailey County located at 118 W. Ave. C in Muleshoe.             “We are excited to […]