Wolfforth Water Expo set for May 9

  ‘Water – It Matters’ is theme of AgriLife Extension, High Plains Water District event Writers: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Vikram Baliga, 806-775-1740, Vikram.Baliga@ag.tamu.edu   WOLFFORTH – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will help conduct the second annual Wolfforth Water Expo from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 9 at Frenship High School. The event […]

Annual AgriLife Extension Lunch-N-Learn series planned in Brown County

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Scott Anderson, 325-646-0386, sa-anderson@tamu.edu BROWNWOOD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Brown County is conducting a Lunch-N-Learn Horticulture Series at the AgriLife Extension office in Brown County, 605 Fisk Ave. in Brownwood. Each program in the series will be held from noon to 1 p.m. The […]

Irrigation courses slated for April 21 and 22 in San Antonio

Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Charles Swanson, 979-845-5614, clswanson@ag.tamu.edu Mark Peterson, 210-852-9990, mark.peterson@saws.org SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M School of Irrigation, in collaboration with the San Antonio Water System, will hold two day-long irrigation courses – one April 21 and another April 22 — in San Antonio, said program coordinators. The Texas A&M School […]

Media Advisory: 2015 East Texas Horticultural Field Day at Overton

What: Outdoor tests of more than 400 ornamental plant varieties grown or tested under East Texas sun and heat. When: June 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Where: The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton, 1710 N. Farm-to-Market Road 3053, Overton, Texas 75684. Who: Dr. Brent Pemberton, Texas A&M AgriLife Research […]

Xeriscaping program offered in Lubbock, Amarillo on April 18

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Liz Moore, 806-468-5543, Liz.Moore@ag.tamu.edu Vikram Baliga, 806-775-1740, Vikram.Baliga@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – A regional xeriscaping program on April 18 will offer those interested in conserving water and landscaping their homes in the High Plains and South Plains an opportunity to hear from the experts, program coordinators said. The Texas A&M AgriLife […]

2015 Backyard Basics Expo gives attendees a taste of self-reliance

SAN ANTONIO — More than 200 people participated in the 2015 Backyard Basics Expo held recently at the James Madison High School Agriscience Magnet Program facility in San Antonio, said event coordinators. The expo, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, featured educational opportunities, as well as products and services related to the production, […]

AgriLife Extension helps deliver ‘real-life’ education to international students, faculty

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is collaborating with the Alamo Community College District, or ACCD, to provide “real-world educational opportunities” for international college students, faculty and administrators coming to San Antonio to improve their English. The five Alamo Colleges of the ACCD serve Bexar County by offering associate degrees, certificates and […]

North Texas Municipal Water District wins ‘Blue Legacy’ award

Award based on adoption of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Water My Yard program Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu DALLAS – The North Texas Municipal Water District has won the Water Conservation Advisory Council’s “Blue Legacy” award for the Water My Yard program. According to the advisory council’s announcement of this year’s winners: “The Council celebrates […]

Rain Barrel Workshop slated for April 4 at Eco Centro in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold the “Rain Barrel Workshop” from 9 a.m.-noon April 4 at the William R. Sinkin Eco Centro, 1802 N. Main Ave. near San Antonio College. The program will be presented by experts from AgriLife Extension and the Bexar County Master Gardener program. “A rain barrel […]