Advanced metering infrastructure system workshop set for Nov. 10 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO —  The Texas Water Resources Institute and Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station along with Johnson Controls are coordinating an advanced metering infrastructure system training for water utilities Nov. 10 in San Antonio. The free workshop will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the San Antonio River Authority Wastewater Treatment Facility, 1720 Farm-to-Market Road 1516 […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for Nov. 9 in Centerville

CENTERVILLE — The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop from 8 a.m-4 p.m. Nov. 9 in Centerville for area residents interested in improving stream and riparian areas along the Navasota River. The morning session will be on the third floor of the County Annex II Building, […]

Irrigation evaluation workshop Nov. 16 in Austin could help attendees save water, money

AUSTIN –The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Lower Colorado River Authority will present a Landscape Irrigation System Evaluation Workshop Nov. 16 in Austin. The workshop will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the LCRA Dalchau Service Center, 3503 Montopolis Drive. This workshop is for licensed landscape irrigation professionals, water professionals, water conservation coordinators and […]

Monarchs on the move

SAN ANGELO – Tens of thousands of monarch butterflies have been migrating through the Concho Valley in recent days, and a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist hopes Texans stop to appreciate what he terms is truly a royal procession.                 “These are special insects, and they are moving through our country here in San […]

Multi-county Agricultural Chemical Collection set Nov. 18 in Karnes City

KARNES CITY – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is collaborating with the San Antonio River Authority on a free agricultural chemical collection event for landowners in Bexar, Wilson, Karnes and Goliad counties. The collection will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Karnes County Citizens Collection Station, 120 W. Riddleville St. […]

Insecta Fiesta to be held Nov. 3 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County will offer a unique culinary experience Nov. 3 at the Lone Star Brewing Company, 1414 S. Alamo St. in San Antonio. Experts from the agency’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program and members of Bexar County 4-H Food Challenge teams will present a […]

Lower Rio Grande Valley soil testing campaign runs through January

WESLACO  —  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in the Lower Rio Grande Valley is offering its annual soil testing campaign through Jan. 31, according to AgriLife Extension personnel. “We’re encouraging all commercial agricultural producers in Hidalgo, Cameron and Willacy counties to take part in this free soil testing campaign to help improve their bottom […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 2 in Wheelock

WHEELOCK — Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Nov. 2 in Wheelock. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 8:30 a.m.– noon at the Wheelock Bloodworth Community Center, 12403 S. Farm-to-Market Road 46. “The TWON program is for Texas […]

Institute to hold first meeting on improving Lavaca River water quality on Oct. 24

EDNA – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting an Oct. 24 meeting in Edna for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect the Lavaca River watershed, said an institute associate. The free meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Jackson County, […]