Aquaponics 101 program to be held in New Braunfels in December

NEW BRAUNFELS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Comal County will hold an Aquaponics 101 program in New Braunfels in December. The program will be held in two parts at the AgriLife Extension office, located at 325 Resource Drive. The presenter will be Peter Woods, AgriLife Extension program fisheries specialist, Corpus Christi. […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for Dec. 7 in Kenedy

KENEDY–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 7 in Kenedy for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the lower San Antonio River watershed. The morning session will be at the Kenedy City Auditorium, 303 W. Main St. […]

Texas Water Resources Institute meeting Dec. 15 will address Lavaca River water quality

EDNA – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting a meeting Dec. 15 for anyone interested in improving and protecting the Lavaca River watershed. The free meeting is set for 1:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Jackson County, 411 N. Wells St. in Edna. Clare Entwistle, an institute research associate […]

Advanced metering infrastructure training set for Nov. 30 in Waco

WACO —  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. 30 in Waco. The free workshop will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Brazos River Authority, 4600 Cobbs Drive. Seating is limited to 45 people. […]

Hydrologic modeling could direct eco-friendly urban, rural land development

TEMPLE – Dr. Jaehak Jeong sees the effects development has on the Lampasas River watershed every time it rains and water streams toward storm drains. Jeong, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research associate professor, develops hydrologic models at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Temple.  He said he hopes the Soil and Water […]

Valley’s Texas Master Naturalists taking applications for 2017 class

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND  —  The Texas Master Naturalists program is taking applications through December for new members interested in the Rio Grande Valley’s native habitat and how to sustain its natural process between land and wildlife, according to organizers. “We’re inviting people interested in learning more about our highly unique ecosystem we have here in […]

Advanced metering infrastructure system workshop set Nov. 29 in Wylie

WYLIE — 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. 29 in Wylie. The free workshop will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at North Texas Municipal Water District, 505 E. Brown St. Seating is limited to […]

Kids, Kows and More program gives youth a close-up look at agriculture

SAN ANTONIO – More than 1,100 third- and fourth-grade students from elementary schools throughout Bexar County got a close-up look at agriculture during the recent Kids, Kows and More program in San Antonio. The three-day program, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Southwest Dairy Farmers, was held on the grounds of the […]

Insecta Fiesta provides ‘ant’eresting culinary experience for attendees

SAN ANTONIO – Attendees of the recent Insecta Fiesta event at the Blue Star Brewing Company in San Antonio got the unique culinary experience of eating a three-course, fiesta-inspired gourmet meal made with insects or insect-based ingredients. “Insects are commonly consumed in many countries of the world for their nutritional value and taste,” said Molly Keck, event […]