Little Buckaroo Farms exhibit to give visitors a view from farm to table

Exhibits will focus on horticulture, agricultural production, natural resources    SAN ANTONIO – Once again, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is saddling up with H-E-B to present the Little Buckaroo Farms tent during the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo, according to exhibit coordinators. The tent will in the Family Fair area of the […]

Neuendorff and Lamb receive Build East Texas Awards

Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu TYLER — The Build East Texas organization announced its 2014 and 2015 Awards of Excellence in Agricultural Research and Extension to Don Neuendorff, Overton, and Truman Lamb, Palestine, respectively. The awards were presented at the joint Build East Texas and Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership banquet Jan. 19 at the Hollytree […]

Build East Texas honors two with Bill and Mary Clements Memorial Award

Two Tyler area residents, Ted Conover and Darren Rozel, named Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu TYLER – Two Tyler residents Ted Conover and Darren Rozel, were presented the Build East Texas Bill and Mary Clements Memorial Award at the Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership banquet held Jan. 19 in Tyler. The organization presents its awards every […]

Texas State Rep. John Zerwas receives AgriLife Extension in the City Award

Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — Texas State Rep. John Zerwas, R-Richmond, has received the 2015 Extension in the City Award from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Zerwas, a physician, serves District 28. He received the award during the AgriLife Extension Conference held Jan. 13 in College Station. The award honors elected […]

Three Texas entities receive 2016 Extension Partnership Awards

Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Sorghum Producers, Texas Beef Council and the Extraco Events Center in Waco have received 2016 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Partnership Awards. The awards were announced at the AgriLife Extension Conference Jan. 13 in College Station. Established in 1999, the Extension Partnership Awards recognize vital alliances […]

AgriLife Researchers at Uvalde examine nitrogen fertilization for olive tree establishment

UVALDE – Researchers at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde have completed initial investigations on nitrogen fertilization management for olive tree establishment in Texas. The two-phase study included both nursery/greenhouse and field experiment components. Dr. Daniel Leskovar, center director and Texas A&M AgriLife Research vegetable physiologist, and Dr. Yahia Othman, research […]

AgriLife Extension, others offer materials for Goliath, other disaster victims

COLLEGE STATION – When winter storm Goliath tore through Texas in late December it brought more than heavy snow, ice and wind gusts of up to 80 miles per hour. It brought the death of an estimated 23,000 dairy cows and other livestock, as well as great deal of personal and financial devastation to many […]

Fruit tree seminars slated for January in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – Two free seminars on fruit trees will be presented in January by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in collaboration with local independent retail nurseries, said  two agency horticulturists. Both programs will cover the basic steps of selecting appropriate fruit tree species, how to properly plant, train and maintain the trees, and […]

Winter Garden producers discuss issues at Texas A&M AgriLife center in Uvalde

UVALDE – At a recent briefing and presentation at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Uvalde, center personnel met with area producers to discuss critical issues facing the agribusiness and produce sector in the Texas Winter Garden, plus new opportunities for vegetable crops regionally and statewide. “Some of the areas we addressed […]

AgriLife Extension’s Texas Grow! Eat! Go! program receives top award for diversity

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Grow! Eat! Go! program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has received the National Extension Diversity Award from a national Cooperative Extension association and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The program is a five-year collaboration among AgriLife Extension, the University of Texas School […]