Advanced metering infrastructure system workshops set for San Angelo

Contact: Dr. Allen Berthold, 979-845-2028, taberthold@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – An advanced metering infrastructure system training for water utilities is set for June 25 in San Angelo. The free workshop is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the McNease Convention Center, 500 Rio Concho Drive in San Angelo. Participants should preregister for the event at http://nrt.tamu.edu/ami by […]

Two AgriLife Research engineers receive international water-resources awards

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND – Two Texas A&M AgriLife Research water resources experts have been chosen as laureates at the 15th World Water Congress, held in Edinburgh, Scotland, recently. Dr. Vijay Singh, distinguished professor with the department of biological and agricultural engineering department at Texas A&M University, College Station, has been selected to receive the International Water […]

Riparian and stream ecosystem workshop set for June 2 in Waxahachie

Contacts: Nikki Dictson, 979-458-5915, n-dictson@tamu.edu Mark Arnold, 972-825-5175, wm-arnold@tamu.edu Tina Hendon, 817-720-4447, Tina.Hendon@trwd.com WAXAHACHIE — The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 2 in Waxahachie for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Richland-Chambers Lake watershed. The free […]

Prescribed burning workshop set for Aug. 6-8 near Sonora

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Ray Hinnant, 979-820-1778, ray.hinnant@gmail.com SONORA – The Academy for Ranch Management is offering a basic prescribed burning workshop Aug. 6-8 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Sonora Station located on State Highway 55 between Sonora and Rocksprings. The basic course is open to those wanting to learn about the […]

Texas crop, weather for May 19, 2015

Wet conditions continued to delay hay harvesting throughout much of the state Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Continued heavy rains through the South, Central, Southeast, East and North regions of the state delayed hay harvesting, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. The current cool, extremely wet conditions in many areas […]

AgriLife Extension sets Garza County Quail Appreciation Day

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Greg Jones, 806-495-4400, gw-jones@tamu.edu POST – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a Quail Appreciation Day beginning at 8:30 a.m. May 28 at the Chimney Creek Ranch, 598 Chimney Creek Road near Post. “The goal of the program is to instill an appreciation and understanding of the […]

Advanced metering infrastructure system workshops set for Dallas

Contact: Allen Berthold, 979-845-2028, taberthold@ag.tamu.edu DALLAS – A free advanced metering infrastructure system training for water utilities is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 24 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 17360 Coit Road in Dallas. Dr. Allen Berthold, Texas Water Resources Institute research scientist in College Station, said the training is […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas A&M to host Global Soil Security Symposium on May 19-21

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Cristine Morgan, 979-845-3603, cmorgan@ag.tamu.edu Andrea Koch, andrea.koch@sydney.edu.au COLLEGE STATION – The Global Soil Security Symposium will be held May 19-21 on the Texas A&M University campus as a part of the declaration of 2015 as the International Year of Soils by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s […]

Lampasas River Watershed Partnership meeting to discuss conservation assistance

LAMPASAS — A meeting of the Lampasas River Watershed Partnership will be held from 6-8 p.m. on May 21 at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau Building, 1793 U.S. Highway 281, Lampasas. “At the meeting, individuals will receive an update on the progress made on implementing the watershed protection plan over the past year,” said Lisa […]

Texas crop, weather for May 12, 2015

Rains continued to delay fieldwork, hay harvesting Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Rain continued to push back the drought, but producers in much of the eastern part of the state felt like they were being washed away, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service reports. In the last seven days, all of […]