Forage plots, new equipment to be featured at O.D. Butler Field Day May 15

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Edward Schneider, 979-828-4270, e-schneider@tamu.edu FRANKLIN – New forage planting and harvesting equipment, plus demonstration plots, will be featured at the 29th annual O.D. Butler Forage Field Day scheduled May 15 at Circle X Land & Cattle Company Camp Cooley Ranch Division. The ranch is located at 4297 Camp Cooley […]

Patch burning for targeted rangeland control will be featured in May 7 webinar

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Bob Lyons, 830-278-9151, rk-lyons@tamu.edu Pete Flores, 361-362-9201, Pete.Flores@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Picking the time and place to conduct a prescribed patch burn for maximum rangeland brush management will be the topic of the May 7 webinar by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit. […]

Grafting and Pruning Workshop set for May 5 in Medina

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu  Contact: Sam Womble, 830-796-7755, s-womble@tamu.edu MEDINA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting a Fruit and Nut Tree Grafting and Pruning Workshop from 9-11 a.m. May 5 at Love Creek Apple Orchard in Medina. The orchard is located at 13495 State Highway 16. “Participants can expect to […]

Annual wheat field day set for May 21 at Bushland research facilities

New varieties, food quality and dual-purpose management highlight agenda Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Qingwu Xue, 806-354-5803, QXue@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Jourdan Bell, 806-677-5600, jourdan.bell@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Jackie Rudd, 806-677-5600, jcrudd@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Wheat updates on everything from new varieties to food quality to dual-purpose management will be highlighted at the annual Wheat Field Day on […]

Wheat management workshop for Baylor County set May 11

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Martin Shaw, 940-889-5581, martin.shaw@ag.tamu.edu SEYMOUR – The Baylor County Wheat Management Workshop will be held May 11 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Baylor County, 500 N. Main St. in Seymour. The program is designed to assist producers with the selection of wheat varieties for the […]

Student Media Grant Program projects showcased at AgriLife Center reception

Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – 2014 Student Media Grant Program recipients Michael Petriello and Ryan Vroegindewey recently showcased their travel grant projects during a recent reception at the AgriLife Center on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. The Student Media Grant Program is an annual photojournalism grant awarded to students […]

Range management workshop set for May 1 in Seymour

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Martin Shaw, 940-889-5581, martin.shaw@ag.tamu.edu SEYMOUR – The Baylor County Range Management Workshop will be May 1 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Baylor County, 500 N. Main St. in Seymour. “The program is designed to help producers make decisions on the control of mesquite and prickly […]

Wheat field day set for May 13 at AgriLife Research Chillicothe Station

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Steven Sparkman, 940-663-6301, sdsparkman@ag.tamu.edu VERNON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Hardeman County Wheat Field Tour will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Chillicothe Station on May 13. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and the program will conclude with lunch at 11:50 a.m., according to Steven […]

Expert: U.S. agricultural trade to Cuba could exceed $1 billion

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2559, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Parr Rosson, 979-845-2116, prosson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist told members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry that U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba could reach $1.2 billion annually if regulations are relaxed and some trade barriers are lifted. Dr. […]

Two grain grading workshops set for May 5-6 in Amarillo

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Steve Amosson, 806-677-5600, samosson@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The 26th consecutive year of grain grading workshops hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be held May 5-6, according to Dr. Steve Amosson, AgriLife Extension economist in Amarillo. The back-to-back, day-long trainings will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. […]