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

AgriLife Extension horticulture agent headed overseas

Allison Watkins to participate in World Rose Convention in Lyon, France Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Allison Watkins, 325-659-6528, aewatkins@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulture agent for Tom Green County is heading to France. Allison Watkins, has been invited to speak at the 17th World Rose Convention conducted by […]

AgriLife Extension, Texas Beef Council to conduct Beef 706 program in Alpine

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Logan Boswell, 432-837-6207, l-boswell@tamu.edu Jesse Lea Schneider, 432-729-4746, jlschneider@ag.tamu.edu ALPINE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, the Texas Beef Council, and Sul Ross State University will conduct Beef 706, a free quality assurance program organizers say is designed to help growers raise a safe, top quality product […]

Sonora readies for 78th Annual Wool and Mohair Show slated for June 16-18

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Pascual Hernandez, 325-387-3101, p-hernandez@tamu.edu   SONORA – The 78th Annual Wool and Mohair Show, held in conjunction with the 55th National 4-H Wool Judging, the 15th FFA Wool Judging contests and a plethora of other ranch-related youth judging competitions, is set for June 16-18 in the Sutton County […]

AgriLife Extension names Garrett Cline new Runnels County agent

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Marty Gibbs, 325-653-4576, mj-gibbs@tamu.edu BALLINGER – Garrett Cline has been named the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent for Runnels County. The announcement was made by Runnels County Judge Barry Hilliard and Marty Gibbs, AgriLife Extension district administrator at San Angelo. “We’re very pleased […]

AgriLife Extension sets final ‘Generation Next: Our Turn to Ranch School’ program

June 4-5 program in San Angelo targets heirs wishing involvement in the family ranch Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Morgan Russell, 325-657-7317, morgan.russell@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO —  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct their final “Generation Next: Our Turn to Ranch School” program June 4-5 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and […]

Crockett County Ag Producers Workshop slated for May 21 in Ozona

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Aaron Renfroe, 325-392-2721, arenfroe@ag.tamu.edu OZONA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Crockett County Ag Producers Workshop from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. May 21 at the Crockett County Convention Center in Ozona. “This will be a very ranch-focused workshop,” said Aaron Renfroe, AgriLife Extension agent in Crockett […]

AgriLife Extension sets Garza County Quail Appreciation Day

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Greg Jones, 806-495-4400, gw-jones@tamu.edu POST – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a Quail Appreciation Day beginning at 8:30 a.m. May 28 at the Chimney Creek Ranch, 598 Chimney Creek Road near Post. “The goal of the program is to instill an appreciation and understanding of the […]

Concho Livestock Production Workshop set in Eden

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Brady Rose Evans, 325-732-4304, brady.evans@ag.tamu.edu EDEN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Concho Livestock Production Workshop beginning with registration and lunch at noon May 20 at the Roy Burnes Civic Center in Eden. “We’ll be talking about everything from laws and rules of the road […]

AgriLife Extension’s Ranchers Roundup set for May 20 in Sonora

Event to focus on enhancing range and livestock production Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Pascual Hernandez, 325-387-3101, p-hernandez@tamu.edu SONORA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the multi-county event, “Ranchers Roundup – Enhancing Range and Livestock Production,” beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Sutton County Civic Center in Sonora. Participating counties include […]

Bandera Water Workshop dates set

Water conservation education series to offer hands-on instruction Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Sam Womble, 830-796-7755, s-womble@tamu.edu BANDERA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will partner with the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District to present the five-part 2015 Bandera Water Workshops series over the coming months. Sponsors of the programs include […]