Winter months a good time to prepare for spring gardening

OVERTON — December is the time to plan and prepare for spring gardens, said Dr. Joe Masabni, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small-acreage vegetable specialist, Overton. East Texas spring gardens are finished producing and the fall garden should be in full swing, he said. So in down months like December, it’s best to get organized […]

Earth-Kind Landscape Short Course to be held in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH — An Earth-Kind Landscape Short Course will be held in Fort Worth Nov. 30-Dec. 2 for professionals who manage and maintain urban green spaces, according to Dr. Mengmeng Gu, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist in College Station. The course will be at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Registration, which is limited to […]

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. […]

Earth-Kind Landscape Short Course set for Dec. 14-16 in College Station

COLLEGE STATION — A three-day Earth-Kind Landscape Short Course will be held Dec. 14-16 for professionals who manage and maintain urban green spaces, according to Dr. Mengmeng Gu, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist in College Station. The course will be in the Horticulture and Forest Science Building on Texas A&M University’s West Campus. Registration, […]

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 […]

Pecan clinic set Nov. 7 in Wichita Falls

WICHITA FALLS – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host the Rolling Plains Pecan Clinic Nov. 7 at the Riverbend Nature Center, 2200 3rd St. in Wichita Falls. “Pecan trees are one of the primary trees in this region, and we receive a lot of questions about them,” said David Graf, AgriLife Extension agriculture […]

East Texas Garden Lecture Series set for Nov. 12 in Tyler

TYLER — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Smith County will continue its East Texas Garden Lecture Series at 9 a.m. Nov. 12 at the Tyler Rose Garden, 420 Rose Park Drive in Tyler. Dr. Jared Barnes, assistant professor in the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F. Austin State University […]

Greenhouse and nursery compliance workshop set Nov. 18 in Overton

OVERTON – A greenhouse and nursery regulatory compliance workshop is scheduled for Nov. 18 in Overton. The workshop will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3053 N. in Overton. The event begins with registration at 8 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Cost of the program is […]