Mini agriculture conference set for Sept. 12 in Canadian

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Andy Holloway, 806-323-9114, andy.holloway@ag.tamu.edu CANADIAN – A Mini Ag Conference, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is set for Sept. 12 at the Hemphill County Exhibition Center, 10865 Exhibition Center Road in Canadian. “This program is designed to provide beef producers as well as land and mineral […]

North Texas Wildlife Conference to help landowners hang on to their piece of Texas

  AgriLife Extension, Texas Land Conservancy set Sept. 16 event in Weatherford Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. John Tomecek, 325-653-4576, John.Tomecek@ag.tamu.edu Jay Kingston, 817-598-6168  jkingsto@ag.tamu.edu WEATHERFORD – Organizers of the North Texas Conservation Easement Workshop aim to help rural landowners hang on to their piece of the state, organizers said. The conference will […]

Women landowner, wildlife stewardship conference set Oct. 3-4

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Larry Redmon, 979-845-4826, l-redmon@tamu.edu FREDERICKSBURG – Women landowner numbers are growing. Simultaneously, interest in wildlife operations is increasing. An upcoming two-day conference will bring the two together in the Edwards Plateau region. “Women in Wildlife Conservation – Resources to Set a Stewardship Path,” hosted by the Texas A&M […]

Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop set for Aug. 25 in Gainesville

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Matt Brown, 979-862-8072, matthew.brown@ag.tamu.edu GAINESVILLE – A Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop in the upper Trinity River watershed will be held Aug. 25 at the Landmark Bank Center, 1112 E. California St. in Gainesville. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop set for Aug. 24 in Centerville

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Matt Brown, 979-862-8072, matthew.brown@ag.tamu.edu CENTERVILLE – A Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop will be held Aug. 24 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Leon County, 113 W. Main, Centerville. The AgriLife Extension workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A catered lunch will be […]

Final summer meeting slated on improving Tres Palacios water quality

PALACIOS — The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting a meeting Aug. 9 for anyone interested in improving and protecting the Tres Palacios Creek watershed along the Texas Gulf Coast, an institute scientist said. The Tres Palacios Watershed stakeholder meeting will be from 1:30-4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 209 Lucas Ave. in […]

South Texas irrigation training manual published

WESLACO – South Texas agricultural irrigators have a new resource available to help them improve irrigation management and water conservation, according to a Texas Water Resources Institute official. The “South Texas Irrigation Training Program Manual,” a publication of the institute and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is available at: http://twri.tamu.edu/publications/educational-materials/2016/em-121/. “We have updated a […]

Water well owner training set for Aug. 18 in Crowley

Contact: Drew Gholson, 979-845-1461, dgholson@tamu.edu CROWLEY — Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Aug. 18 in Crowley. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 1-5 p.m. at the Crowley Recreation Center, 405 S. Oak St., said Drew Gholson, Texas […]

Rainwater harvesting takes center stage Aug. 11 in Eldorado

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Tait Cooper, 325-853-2132, tait.cooper@ag.tamu.edu Laci Kennedy, 325-835-2366, laci.kennedy@ag.tamu.edu ELDORADO – As triple-digit heat and dry weather return to West Texas, the importance of rainwater harvesting will take center stage during a special workshop from 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 11 in Eldorado. The Rainwater Harvesting program, conducted by the […]

Permian Basin Oil and Gas Stewardship Conference marks fourth year

  AgriLife Extension program set for Aug. 5 in Kermit Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Caleb Eaton, 432-943-2682, cleaton@ag.tamu.edu KERMIT –The Permian Basin Oil and Gas Stewardship Conference, now in its fourth year, is set from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aug. 5 in Kermit. The multi-county Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program will be at […]