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Distinguished Lectureship in Quail Management set Jan. 16 in Dallas

  Annual event to focus on eyeworms in Texas quail   Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Dale Rollins, 325-653-4576, d-rollins@tamu.edu   DALLAS – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Distinguished Lectureship in Quail Management from 9 a.m.-noon  Jan. 16 in Dallas. The seminar, featuring the topic “On the Trail of […]

AgriLife Extension entomologists brace for possible new ag pest

  Tawny crazy ant has potential for profound effect on production agriculture, experts say Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Charles Allen, 325-653-4576, ctallen@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Bill Ree, 979-845-6479, w-ree@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The tawny crazy ant, a relative newcomer to the U.S., is expanding its range, causing concern among Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

AgriLife Extension sets 4-H livestock showmanship/feeding clinic Dec. 20 in Lubbock

  Event to be led by 4-H livestock ambassadors   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 present the District 2 Livestock Ambassadors Steer, Swine, Lamb and Goat Showmanship/Feeding Clinic from 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 20 at the Texas Tech Arena in Lubbock. […]

AgriLife Extension names new Nolan County agent

 Labeth Carter accepts family and consumer sciences post  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Marty Gibbs, 325-653-4576, mj-gibbs@tamu.edu  SWEETWATER – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Labeth Carter the new family and consumer sciences agent for Nolan County. The announcement was made by Nolan County Judge Tim Fambrough and Marty Gibbs, AgriLife Extension […]

AgriLife Extension in Floyd, Crosby counties set Dec. 19 farm bill decision-aid meeting

  Dr. Joe Outlaw, AgriLife Extension economist to keynote event Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Cristen Brooks, 806-983-4912, cristen.brooks@ ag.tamu.edu Caitlin Jackson, 806-675-2347, cojackson@ag.tamu.edu   LOCKNEY – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Floyd and Crosby counties will conduct the 2014 Farm Bill Meeting from 8-11 a.m. Dec. 19 at the Floyd […]

AgriLife Extension’s Coleman County Prescribed Burn Workshop slated for Dec. 18

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Michael Palmer, 325-625-4519, m-palmer@tamu.edu   COLEMAN – Anticipating an active prescribed fire season, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Coleman County will conduct the Coleman County Prescribed Burn Workshop on Dec. 18 at the Bill Franklin Center/Goree Expo Center in Coleman. Michael Palmer, AgriLife Extension agent […]

Big Country Agricultural and Pesticide Conference set Dec. 17

  Event to offer plethora of continuing education units in two areas, 11 categories   Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Robert Pritz, 325-672-6048, r-pritz@tamu.edu   ABILENE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Big Country Agricultural and Structural Pesticide Continuing Education Conference on Dec. 17 in the Big Country Hall located […]

AgriLife Extension sets Dec. 12 High Plains Ag Conference in Lubbock

  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 the annual High Plains Ag Conference from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1294, Lubbock. “This program will cover a wide […]

AgriLife Extension’s Taylor County Marketing Club invites producers to annual December meeting

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Robert Pritz, 325-672-6048, r-pritz@tamu.edu Bill Thompson, 325-653-4576, ext.286, w-thompson@tamu.edu   ABILENE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Taylor County Marketing Club will host their annual December program, inviting anyone interested in agriculture to join the session, organizers said. “This year’s format is a little different than […]

AgriLife Extension offers estate planning workshop in Menard

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Lisa Brown, 325-396-4787,  lbrown@ag.tamu.edu   MENARD – The Texas AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a farm and ranch estate planning workshop from 9 a.m.-noon on Dec. 4 in the Murchison/Whitehead Memorial Building in Menard. Lisa Brown, AgriLife Extension agent in Menard County, said the featured speaker for […]