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AgriLife Extension names new Schleicher County agent

  Charles Redman takes agriculture/natural resources post   Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Marty Gibbs, 325-653-4576, mj-gibbs@tamu.edu   ELDORADO – Charles Redman will become the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for agriculture and natural resources in Schleicher County effective Feb. 2, according to Schleicher County Judge Charley Bradley and Marty Gibbs, AgriLife Extension […]

AgriLife Extension sets another round of area farm bill meetings

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jackie Smith, 806-746-6101, j-smith34@tamu.edu LUBBOCK – The  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s South Plains district is offering another round of farm bill meetings starting Jan. 22, said an AgriLife Extension staffer. “The meetings, all with the same curriculum, are designed to help producers finalize their farm bill decisions,” […]

AgriLife Extension to present Commodity Outlook 2015 in Dimmitt Jan. 27

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Nancy Andersen, 806-647-4115, nancy.andersen@ag.tamu.edu DIMMITT – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct “Commodity Outlook 2015″ from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Castro County Expo, 405 S.E. 4th St. in Dimmitt. “We’ll have talks on the 2015 agricultural commodity outlook to include international markets and the […]

AgriLife Extension names new Lamb County agent

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Michael Clawson, 806-746-601, m-clawson@tamu.edu LITTLEFIELD – Graham Henley is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for agriculture and natural resources in Lamb County. The announcement naming Henley to the post was effective Jan. 5, and was made by Lamb County Judge Mike DeLoach and Michael Clawson, AgriLife […]

Commercial Turf and Ornamental Workshop set for Jan. 22 in Lubbock

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Vikram Baliga, 806-775-1740, www.LubbockHorticulture.com LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the 2015 Commercial Turf and Ornamental Workshop from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Science Spectrum and Omni Theater, 2579 S. Loop 289 in Lubbock. “The presentations will target those holding structural and/or commercial […]

Farm bill decision-aid workshop set for Jan. 21 in San Angelo

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Bill Thompson, 325-653-4576, w-thompson@tamu.edu   SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a farm bill decision aid-workshop from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Region 15 Education Center, 612 S. Irene St. in San Angelo. “This workshop is specifically tailored to producers […]

Permian Basin Cotton Conference set Jan. 20 in Stanton

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576,  s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Raymond Quigg, 432-693-2313, r-quigg@tamu.edu   STANTON – Far West Texas cotton production takes center stage during the annual Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Permian Basin Cotton Conference set for 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Martin County Community Center in Stanton. Counties involved in conducting the conference […]

‘Last chance’ CEU training set for Feb. 3 at San Angelo

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Josh Blanek, 325-659-6523, j-blanek@tamu.edu   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 – 6:15 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center. The center is […]

Texas School IPM Pest Management Program receives AgriLife Extension Superior Service Award

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu   COLLEGE STATION – The Texas School Integrated Pest Management Program has received a Superior Service Award from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in the team category. The award, the highest bestowed by the agency, recognizes AgriLife Extension faculty and staff members who provide outstanding performance in education […]

Calley Runnels receives Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Calley Runnels, 806-995-3721, cjrunnels@ag.tamu.edu   COLLEGE STATION – Calley Runnels, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and consumer sciences agent in Swisher County, has been presented a 2014 Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence in the Extension education, county agent category. The Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence recognizes […]