Military caregiving information, resources available on eXtension website

AgriLife Extension also supporting Month of the Military Child, Purple Up! efforts COLLEGE STATION — April is the Month of the Military Child and eXtension’s Military Families Learning Network  has many resources available to help raise awareness of the needs of military children and their families, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Military […]

4-H summer camp provides new ‘horizons’ for youth

BROWNWOOD – Registration has begun for the Horizons Camp to be held June 29 – July 3 at the Texas 4-H Conference Center in Brownwood for Texas youth who have completed fourth through eighth grade by the end of May 2014, said the center’s director. The center is located at 5600 Farm-to-Market Road3021 and information […]

Texas A&M AgriLife center makes ‘WaterSense’ for Dallas metro area

Public water education event draws more than 800 attendees DALLAS – More than 800 people from Dallas and surrounding cities attended the recent WaterSense event at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 17360 Coit Road in Dallas. The event, which was held in conjunction with World Water Day and national “Fix a Leak […]

Aquaponics field day at Bryan farm program aims to show small acreages, economic sustainability

BRYAN — “Aquaponics: Principles and Practices” will be offered May 23 at the Sheila Wells farm, 2861 Farm-to-Market 974, Bryan, according to Dr. Joseph Masabni, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service vegetable specialist, College Station. People interested in learning how to grow horticultural crops on small acreages using aquaponic techniques may attend the class from 8 […]

Media Advisory: International experts to meet at College Station to advance electron beam (eBeam) technologies for food, environmental safety, more

Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu What: 2014 Annual Hands-On Workshop in E-Beam and X-Ray Irradiation Technologies. Who: International experts, technology providers, Texas A&M University experts from the National Center for Electron Beam Research. “There are people coming from around the U.S. and the world to understand how to apply this technology commercially,” said Dr. Suresh […]

Lake O’ the Pines water quality meeting set for April 2 in Hughes Springs

Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu HUGHES SPRINGS—Area residents interested in protecting Lake O’ the Pines water quality are invited to a meeting April 2 in Hughes Springs. The meeting will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Northeast Texas Municipal Water District’s executive office, 4180 Farm-to-Market Road 250, according to Lucas Gregory, a […]

Denton County feral hog abatement demonstration set March 22

DENTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Denton County and the Denton County AgriLife Extension agriculture committee will hold a feral hog abatement and predator control field demonstration from 9 a.m. to noon March 22 at the Greenbelt Unit Elm East Park on Farm-to-Market Road 455, just south of Lake Ray Roberts Dam. […]

Private water well screening set for April 9 in San Marcos, Austin

Paul Schattenberg, 210-467-6575, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: John Smith,979-845-2761, jwsmith@ag.tamu.edu SAN MARCOS — The Texas Well Owner Network will host a water well screening from 8:30-10 a.m. April 9 at two different locations in South Central Texas to give area residents the opportunity to have their well water tested. One location will be the Texas A&M AgriLife […]