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

Now is the time to plan for small grains planting

  AgriLife Extension program in Brownwood offers decision-making help Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Scott Anderson, 325-646-0386, sa-anderson@tamu.edu     BROWNWOOD – With small grains planting season fast approaching and deer season not far behind, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Brown County has set a Wheat, Oats, Deer Plot Workshop for 6 […]

As pastures wither, poisonous plants can become a problem

  AgriLife Extension sets Aug. 15 pasture and poisonous plant management workshop in Lubbock Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Robert Scott, 806-775-1740, rj-scott@tamu.edu LUBBOCK – Sparse pastures can force hungry livestock to eat toxic plants. To help producers manage their land properly, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a pasture and poison […]

New AgriLife Extension assistant named in Taylor County

  Thomas Cunningham assumed agriculture and natural resources/4-H post July 15 Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Marty Gibbs, 325-653-4576, mj-gibbs@tamu.edu ABILENE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service named Thomas Cunningham the new AgriLife Extension assistant for agriculture and natural resources/4-H in Taylor County effective July 15. The announcement was made by AgriLife Extension […]

Dr. Douglas Tolleson named to AgriLife Research station post at Sonora

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Douglas Tolleson, 325-387-3168, Douglas.Tolleson@ag.tamu.edu            SONORA – After more than three decades, the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Station at Sonora is changing leadership.            Dr. Douglas Tolleson, who is no stranger to the Texas A&M University System or its AgriLife Research or Texas A&M […]

Rainwater harvesting takes center stage Aug. 11 in Eldorado

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Tait Cooper, 325-853-2132, tait.cooper@ag.tamu.edu Laci Kennedy, 325-835-2366, laci.kennedy@ag.tamu.edu ELDORADO – As triple-digit heat and dry weather return to West Texas, the importance of rainwater harvesting will take center stage during a special workshop from 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 11 in Eldorado. The Rainwater Harvesting program, conducted by the […]

Permian Basin Oil and Gas Stewardship Conference marks fourth year

  AgriLife Extension program set for Aug. 5 in Kermit Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Caleb Eaton, 432-943-2682, cleaton@ag.tamu.edu KERMIT –The Permian Basin Oil and Gas Stewardship Conference, now in its fourth year, is set from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aug. 5 in Kermit. The multi-county Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program will be at […]

Trans-Pecos Wildlife Conference promises answers to wide range of questions

  AgriLife Extension, others set Aug. 3-5 event in Alpine Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. John Tomecek, 325-653-4576, John.Tomecek@ag.tamu.edu ALPINE – Organizers of the 2016 Trans-Pecos Wildlife Conference promise an exciting new program for this year’s event set for Aug. 3-5 in Alpine. “This multi-agency opportunity will be a hard-hitting, high-quality educational experience […]

Quality takes center stage in upcoming Cotton Fiber Quality Conference Aug. 4 in Lubbock

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Danny Nusser, 806-376-0051, d-nusser@tamu.edu                 LUBBOCK – Raising quality cotton means better products for the consumer and more return to the producer. To ensure growers have all the information they need to make decisions that impact quality, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Cotton Fiber […]

AgriLife Extension names Amanda Gobeli to state quail study post

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Dale Rollins, 325-653-4576, d-rollins@tamu.edu Amanda Gobeli, 325-653-4576, agobeli@tamu.edu   SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has hired Amanda Gobeli as the new associate in quail studies. Gobeli is headquartered at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo. “Amanda will be […]

AgriLife agencies plan sheep and goat doubleheader in San Angelo

    August 19-20 events to feature the latest in sheep, goat technology, management, marketing Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Marvin Ensor, 325-653-4576, m-ensor@tamu.edu Dr. John Walker, 325-653-4576, jwalker@ag.tamu.edu . SAN ANGELO – Plans are fast coming together for a Texas A&M AgriLife sheep and goat doubleheader featuring two events that planners tout as […]