Sorghum growers cautioned on possible fall armyworm invasion

Reports are spotty, but growing, experts say SAN ANGELO – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists across the state are advising sorghum producers to stay vigilant for fall armyworm infestations. “This is not a panic situation yet, but a growing number of reports of increasing numbers of fall armyworms from AgriLife Extension entomologists located across […]

Adelita Munoz retires after 43 years with AgriLife Extension

EDINBURG  –  When Adelita Munoz joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in 1971, President Barack Obama was only 10 years old, Roger Staubach and the Dallas Cowboys dominated the National Football League and the infamous Watergate burglary was still a year away.   After agonizing over the idea for months, Munoz said she retired […]

AgriLife Extension has new agriculture and natural resources agent for Edwards County

ROCKSPRINGS – James D. Crockett III is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent for Edwards County, according to area AgriLife Extension officials. He also will oversee the county’s 4-H and youth development program. Crockett, 23, will work from the AgriLife Extension office at 100 W. Main St. in Rocksprings. […]

Drury new AgriLife Extension agent for agriculture and natural resources for Medina County

HONDO — Derrick Drury is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for agriculture and natural resources for Medina County, said Todd Swift, AgriLife Extension regional program leader, Uvalde. Drury, who began his duties earlier this month, works from the AgriLife Extension office at 1506 Avenue M in Hondo. He provides educational information and […]

New head of nutrition and food science department selected for Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION — Dr. Boon Chew is the new head of the nutrition and food science department, part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, College Station. Chew, who begins July 1, was previously a professor at the School of Food Science at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington. “We’re very […]

New AgriLife Extension agent named for Uvalde County

Austin Kirmer assumes agriculture and natural resources duties UVALDE — Austin Kirmer is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent for Uvalde County, said Todd Swift, AgriLife Extension regional program leader, Uvalde. Kirmer is headquartered at the AgriLife Extension office in the Uvalde Fairplex Event Center, 122 Veteran’s Lane. He […]