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

Sugarcane aphids confirmed on Southern High Plains

Floyd County find is region’s first   Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, Contacts: Dr. Charles Allen, 325-653-4576,  ctallen@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Pat Porter, 806-746-6101, p-porter@tamu.edu FLOYDADA — They’re hundreds of miles from the nearest sugarcane fields, nevertheless sugarcane aphids have now been positively identified in significant numbers on grain sorghum in Floyd County, said a Texas A&M AgriLife […]

AgriLife Extension sets two Concho Valley cotton field events

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Rick Minzenmayer, 325-365-5212,  r-minzenmayer@tamu.edu   BALLINGER – Concho Valley cotton producers will have two chances to learn what’s new in the West Texas cotton patch during upcoming field events in Runnels and Tom Green counties. The first is the Runnels County Turnrow Meeting set for 8:30 a.m. Sept. […]

Quail research ranch field day Sept. 26 to open on optimistic note

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Dale Rollins, 325-653-4576, d-rollins@tamu.edu ROBY – “Restoration of Quail and Their Habitats” will be the theme of the 7th annual Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch Field Day set from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 26 at the ranch 11 miles west of Roby on U.S. Highway 180. The field […]

Stock Horse Short Course set for Sept. 12-13 at Alpine

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Jesse Lea Schneider, 432-729-4746, jlschneider@ag.tamu.edu Logan Boswell, 432-837-6207, l-boswell@tamu.edu ALPINE – Old pros and novices alike are invited to attend the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Stock Horse Short Course set for Sept. 12-13 in Alpine. Jesse Lea Schneider, AgriLife Extension agent in Presidio County, said the […]

Small Acreage Landowner Workshop slated for Sept. 25 in Fort Davis

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Jesse Lea Schneider, 432-729-4746, jlschneider@ag.tamu.edu Logan Boswell, 432-837-6207, l-boswell@tamu.edu   FORT DAVIS – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a Small Acreage Landowner Workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 25 in the First Baptist Fellowship Hall, 111 E. Agave St. in Fort Davis. “When one thinks […]

AgriLife Extension to offer three-part quail decline webinar beginning Sept. 11

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jim Cathey, 979-845-7471, jccathey@tamu.edu   COLLEGE STATION – Texans concerned with the widespread decline of wild quail across the state can learn about measures to stop the loss by tuning in to three fall webinars starting Sept. 11. The webinars, also set for Oct. 9 and […]

AgriLife Extension sets swine PEDv seminar for youth exhibitors, parents

  Lubbock educational program Sept. 17 to discuss new swine virus prior to show season   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 PEDv Seminar beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture, 1121 Canyon Lake […]

AgriLife Extension offers estate planning workshops in Lubbock, Lamb counties in September

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Robert Scott, 806-775-1680, rj-scott@tamu.edu Mandi Seaton, 806-385-4222, mkseaton@ag.tamu.edu   LUBBOCK – South Plains landowners seeking farm and ranch estate planning information will have two chances to find it in September. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct two estate planning seminars with similar curriculums on Sept. […]

Dairy provisions highlight Muleshoe farm bill educational program

    Dr. Joe Outlaw, co-director, Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M, and Dr. Scott Brown nationally recognized dairy economist, to speak Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jackie Smith, 806-746-6101,  j-smith34@tamu.edu   MULESHOE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct an educational program on the 2014 farm bill’s dairy […]

AgriLife Extension sets Central Texas Cow/Calf Clinic Sept. 17 in Lampasas

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Heath Lusty, 512-556-8271, rhlusty@ag.tamu.edu   LAMPASAS – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the multi-county Central Texas Cow/Calf Clinic Sept. 17 at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau building, 1793 N. U.S. Highway 281 in Lampasas. The program is a combined effort of the AgriLife Extension […]