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Capital Farm Credit receives AgriLife Extension’s Partnership Award

COLLEGE STATION – Capital Farm Credit has received a 2017 Partnership Award from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Dr. Doug Steele, AgriLife Extension director in College Station, said the partnership award recognizes vital alliances with agencies, organizations and others beyond the Texas A&M University System. Presented Jan. 10, recipients were cited for dedicated collaboration […]

AgriLife Extension sets forage seminar in Cross Plains for Jan. 24

CROSS PLAINS  – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a tri-county forage seminar Jan. 24 at the First Baptist Church in Cross Plains. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the program will start at 9 a.m. Six Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be offered. The AgriLife Extension offices conducting […]

Llano Estacado Cotton Conference set Jan. 30 in Muleshoe

MULESHOE — The Llano Estacado Cotton Conference hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bailey County is scheduled for Jan. 30 at the Bailey County Electric Cooperative meeting room, 610 E. American Blvd., Muleshoe. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the program starting at 9 a.m. and ending with a sponsored lunch […]

AgriLife Extension sets ‘Last Chance’ CEU training Jan. 31 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Tom Green County will offer their annual “Last Chance” Continuing Education Unit Course from 12:30-6 p.m. Jan. 31at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center located north of San Angelo on U.S. Highway 87. Five Texas Department of Agriculture credits will be available; […]

AgriLife Extension names new agriculture agent for Fisher County

ROBY – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Nick Dickson as the new agriculture and natural resources agent for Fisher County effective Jan. 3. The announcement was made by Fisher County Judge Ken Holt and Marty Gibbs, AgriLife Extension administrator for the agency’s West Central District at San Angelo. “We are very pleased […]

Texas A&M garners $10 million grant to establish center, fight vector-borne diseases

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife recently received a substantial monetary boost to bolster its aggressive fight to stem the spread of vector-borne diseases for the public good, said Dr. David Ragsdale, Texas A&M University entomology department head at College Station.                Ragsdale said the $10 million five-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and […]

AgriLife Extension names Katie Mangold to Lamb County family, consumer sciences post

LITTLEFIELD –The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Katie Mangold as the new AgriLife Extension family and consumer sciences agent for Lamb County effective Jan. 3. The announcement was made by Lamb County Judge Mike DeLoach and Michael Clawson, AgriLife Extension administrator for the South Plains District headquartered in Lubbock. “Katie is no stranger […]

Texas Master Naturalist spring training sessions announced

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Master Naturalist Program, affiliated with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, has scheduled next year’s spring volunteer training classes, said the program’s assistant state coordinator at College Station. “The training classes will be conducted by 26 of the program’s chapters across the state for volunteers wanting to learn about natural […]

AgriLife Extension sets livestock showmanship/feeding clinic Dec. 17 in Lubbock

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has set the District 2 Livestock Ambassadors Steer, Swine, Lamb and Goat Showmanship Clinic for Dec. 17 at the Texas Tech Animal Science Facility Arena in Lubbock. The arena is located at 1248 Indiana Ave. Robert Scott, AgriLife Extension agent in Lubbock County, said the program will […]

Multi-County Land and Livestock Workshop slated for Dec. 1 in Eden

EDEN – The Multi-County Land and Livestock Workshop is set for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Roy Burnes Civic Center, located in Pfluger Park, 1307 Broadway, Eden. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program is being conducted by the offices in Menard, Concho and McCulloch counties. “We’re seeing some big changes in everything […]