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

AgriLife Extension offers food handler safety courses June 11 in Lubbock

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu   Contact: Kay Davis, 806-775-1740, Edavis@ag.tamu.edu LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct two food safety  programs accredited by the Texas Department of State Health Services on June 11. The courses, both with the same curriculum, will be taught from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and again from 1:30-3:30 […]

AgriLife Extension offers Southern High Plains Scout School

  ‘Bug scout’ training set May 25 in Lubbock Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact Dr. Suhas Vyavhare, 806-746-6101, Suhas.Vyavhare@ag.tamu.edu LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Southern High Plains Scout School on May 25 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1294, Lubbock. The training, […]

Beef cattle topics subject of  AgriLife Extension program in Brownwood

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Scott Anderson, 325-646-0386, sa-anderson@tamu.edu BROWNWOOD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a regional beef cattle program June 16 at the Brown County Fairgrounds located at 4206 U.S. Highway 377 S. in Brownwood. Registration will start at 8:30 a.m. and the program will follow at […]

Multi-county West Texas Livestock and Range Conference slated for May 26 in Big Spring

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu     Contact: Tommy Yeater, 432-264-2236, t-yeater@tamu.edu    BIG SPRING – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the West Texas Livestock and Range Conference May 26 at the Broughton Agriculture Complex on the Howard College campus in Big Spring. The conference will open with registration at 8 a.m. […]

AgriLife Extension names new integrated pest management agent

  Joel Webb named to Runnels, Tom Green, Concho counties post Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Charles Allen, 325-653-4576, ctallen@ag.tamu.edu BALLINGER – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Joel Webb as the integrated pest management agent for Runnels, Tom Green and Concho counties. Dr. Charles Allen, AgriLife Extension state integrated pest […]

Private applicator license training set May 17 in Brownwood

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Scott Anderson, 325-646-0386, sa-anderson@tamu.edu BROWNWOOD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has set a Texas Department of Agriculture private pesticide applicator license training for 9 a.m. May 17 in Brownwood. The training will be in the AgriLife Extension office in Brown County located at 605 Fisk Ave. […]

79th Annual Wool and Mohair Show slated for June 14-16 in Sonora

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576,   Contact: Pascual Hernandez, 325-387-3101, p-hernandez@tamu.edu   SONORA – The 79th Annual Wool and Mohair Show is set for June 14-16 in the Sutton County 4-H Civic Center in Sonora. It is held in conjunction with the 56th National 4-H Wool Judging, 16th FFA Wool Judging contests and other ranch-related […]

Fire Appreciation Day set for May 24 at Roby

  AgriLife Extension, Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch to host event Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Dale Rollins, 325-653-4576, d-rollins@tamu.edu              ROBY – A Fire Appreciation Day to be conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch is set from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 24. The […]

‘Back by popular demand,’ two major sheep, goat events return to San Angelo this summer

    AgriLife field day and expo set for Aug. 19-20 Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu    Contact: Marvin Ensor, 325-653-4576, m-ensor@tamu.edu   SAN ANGELO – It’s time again, organizers say, to mark your calendars for two major back-to-back sheep and goat educational opportunities that will unite and return to San Angelo by popular demand […]

AgriLife Research station at Sonora celebrated 100-year birthday in style

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. John Walker, 325-653-4576, jwalker@tamu.edu              SONORA – Mild temperatures and azure blue skies over recently rain-kissed green pastures all came together April 23 to greet the almost 400 supporters of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Station who helped celebrate the facilities’ 100-year anniversary.            “It was a great day,” said […]