Advanced metering infrastructure system workshop set for Amarillo

Contact: Allen Berthold, 979-845-2028, taberthold@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – An advanced metering infrastructure system training for water utilities personnel is set for July 23 in Amarillo. The free workshop will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 Amarillo Blvd. W. Participants should preregister for the event at http://nrt.tamu.edu/ami […]

Texas water laws will be topic of July 2 webinar

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, 806-677-5668, tdowell@tamu.edu Pete Flores, 361-362-9201, Pete.Flores@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – “Texas Water: Basic Law and Current Hot Topics” will be the subject of the July 2 webinar by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit. The webinar is a part of the Texas Range […]

Back-to-back annual canola conferences set for July in Oklahoma and Texas

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Emi Kimura, 940-552-9941, emi.kimura@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Clark Neely, 979-845-3041, cneely@ag.tamu.edu VERNON – Two days of canola conferences in neighboring states, Oklahoma and Texas, will provide producers an in-depth look at the crop that is generating a growing interest. Canola has grown in popularity among Rolling Plains producers in the […]

Women’s Natural Resource Management Conference set Oct. 5-6 in Fredericksburg

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Larry Redmon, 979-845-4826, l-redmon@tamu.edu Dr. Rick Machen, 830-278-9151, r-machen@tamu.edu FREDRICKSBURG – A conference devoted to helping women manage natural resources in the Edwards Plateau will take place in Fredericksburg Oct. 5-6 at the Inn on Barons Creek. The Women’s Natural Resource Management Conference is funded by the Ruth […]

Regional daycare training set Aug. 1 in Haskell

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: DaLinda Black, 940-864-2546, DaLinda.Black@ag.tamu.edu HASKELL – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Haskell County will host a Haskell County – Regional Daycare Training Conference Aug. 1 at the Haskell Early Learning Center, 16 Ave. D. in Haskell. “Any daycare employee, foster parent, early Head Start or Head Start […]

AgriLife Research potato breeding field day set for July 30 near Springlake

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Creighton Miller, 979-845-3828, cmiller@ag.tamu.edu SPRINGLAKE – The annual Potato Field Day in the High Plains featuring the Texas A&M University AgriLife Potato Breeding and Variety Development Program will be July 30. The program is jointly hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and cooperator Bruce Barrett, owner of Barrett […]

Beef export market to be featured at Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Cleere, 979-845-6931, jjcleere@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The beef export market and its future potential for the U.S. will be among topics covered during the Aug. 3 general session of the 2015 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course in College Station. Dan Halstrom, senior vice president of global […]

Media Advisory: Stiles Farm Field Day location changed to Knights of Columbus Hall in Taylor due to weather

Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu TAYLOR – Due to potential heavy rainfall, the 52nd Stiles Farm Field Day June 16 will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Taylor, 2201 E. 4th St. in Taylor. The event is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Cost is $10 for individuals wanting to […]

Food Preservation class set for June 18 in Haskell

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: DaLinda Black, 940-864-2546, DaLinda.Black@ag.tamu.edu HASKELL – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Haskell County will host a Food Preservation Class on June 18. The program will be from 4-7 p.m. in the Haskell High School FCS Building, 601 N. Ave. D. DaLinda Black, AgriLife Extension family and consumer […]

Riparian area management workshop set for June 11

Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu KILLEEN — A “Proper Functioning Condition Riparian Workshop” will be held June 11 at the Parrie Haynes Ranch, 2419 Gann Branch Road in Killeen. The program is free and open to the public. Registration will start at 8 a.m., with programming beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m., […]