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

Landowner participation sought for Wildfire Response Workshop in San Angelo

  Understanding major wildfire protocols to be discussed at May 7 program Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu    Contact: Marvin Ensor, 325-653-4576, m-ensor@tamu.edu             SAN ANGELO – Continued rains and optimum grass-growing conditions across much of West Texas are setting the stage for a potentially catastrophic wildfire season, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert […]

AgriLife Extension sets May 6 Quail Appreciation Day in Montague County

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu   Contact: Justin Hansard, 940-894-2831, j-hansard@tamu.edu            NOCONA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Montague and Clay counties will conduct a Quail Appreciation Day from 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. May 6. The program will start at the Nocona Community Center and then travel to the Goolsby Ranch, located on […]

Stephenville brush management workshop features ‘one stop shop’ for landowner information

  AgriLife Extension event to highlight available brush management options Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: James Jackson 254-968-4144, Jamesr.Jackson@ag.tamu.edu             STEPHENVILLE – An information clearinghouse would best describe the May 12 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Cross Timbers Brush Management Symposium, organizers said.            The event is set for 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at […]

Production and Financial Benchmarking Workshops for sheep producers set

  Workshops will strive to create production database for profitability Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Bill Thompson, 325-653-4576, w-thompson@tamu.edu Dr. Reid Redden, 325-653-4576, Reid.redden@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Sheep producers serious about turning a profit should plan to participate in any of four upcoming free Production and Financial Benchmarking Workshops, organizers said. The four workshops, […]

Big Country Beef Cattle Improvement Series starts May 4 in Anson

  First session: Improving Herd Genetics and Reproduction Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu    Contact: Steve Estes, 325-823-2432, saestes@ag.tamu.edu   ANSON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will kick off their new Big Country Beef Cattle Improvement Series May 4 with Session 1, Improving Herd Genetics and Reproduction. The session will be at Horn […]

High Country Beef and Range Update slated for May 4 in Fort Davis

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Logan Boswell, 432-837-6207, l-boswell@tamu.edu FORT DAVIS – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has set the High Country Beef and Range Management Update for May 4 in the second floor courtroom of the Jeff Davis County Courthouse in Fort Davis. The program will start with registration at 8:30 […]

Time draws near for AgriLife Research station at Sonora’s 100-year celebration

  April 23 event to offer old-time fun, education and fellowship Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. John Walker, 325-653-4576, jwalker@ag.tamu.edu SONORA – Barring catastrophic flooding or some other major event, the April 23 centennial celebration of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Station at Sonora will continue as planned coordinators said. “I suspect a […]

Multi-County Wheat Tour set May 6 in Taylor, Callahan counties

  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 Multi-County Wheat Tour beginning at 8:30 a.m. May 6 at the Taylor County variety test plots. The test plots are located off State Highway 351 on County Road 521, also known […]

AgriLife Extension sets private-applicators training 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 A&M AgriLife Extension Service has scheduled a private-pesticide applicators training in Menard for those seeking a Texas Department of Agriculture license. The training will be from 1:30-5 p.m. May 5 in the Menard County Courthouse, located at 206 E. San […]

AgriLife Extension sets spring gardening program April 28 in Robert Lee

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Morgan Runyan, 325-453-241, Morgan.Runyan@ag.tamu.edu ROBERT LEE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Spring Forward-Get Ready to Grow gardening program on April 28 in Robert Lee. The program, which lasts from 6-8 p.m., will be in the Robert Lee Community Center, 150 County Park Rd., […]