Geographic information systems training course set for Jan. 20-21 in College Station

COLLEGE STATION–The Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources will conduct an Introduction to ArcGIS 10 training course Jan. 20-21 in College Station. The Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources The geographic information systems course will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. both days in Room 200 of the institute, located at 1500 Research Parkway […]

Fall pasture management, continuing education program set for Dec. 18 in La Vernia

LA VERNIA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Wilson County will present the Fall Pasture Management and CEU Program from 9 a.m-3 p.m. Dec. 18 at the La Vernia Chamber of Commerce, 12301 U.S. Highway 87 in La Vernia. The program will offer five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units – one […]

Water quality training Jan. 9 in Bellville will focus on Mill Creek

BELLVILLE — A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality issues related to Mill Creek will be held from 1-5 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Austin County, located at 20 S. Holland Street in Bellville. The training is free and open to anyone interested in improving water quality in […]

Texas youth learn science, technical, life skills through 4-H robotics programs

DALLAS – Mark Janecka, 15, of Georgetown 4-H, is doing something people wouldn’t typically associate with a 4-H project – he is building and programming his own robot. “I’ve been involved in model rocketry through 4-H for a while now, but I wanted to try robotics because I’m interested in that too,” he said. “I […]

Applications being accepted for 2015 Bexar County Master Gardener intern training

SAN ANTONIO – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County is now accepting applications for its first 2015 Master Gardener Intern Training class, said David Rodriguez, AgriLife Extension agent for horticulture in Bexar County. “Master Gardener volunteer training is conducted by AgriLife Extension, and this will be Master Gardener Class No. 59 for adults […]

Urban Riparian Symposium coming to Austin Feb. 11-13

AUSTIN — An Urban Riparian Symposium will be hosted Feb. 11-13 at the Palmer Events Center in Austin by the Texas Water Resources Institute, Texas Riparian Association, the city of Austin’s Watershed Protection Department, Texas A&M Forest Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Workshops are scheduled for 1-5 p.m. on Feb. 11, with the […]