Soil and Irrigation Conservation Workshop slated Aug. 24 in Weslaco

WESLACO – Agricultural producers throughout the Rio Grande Valley are invited to spend half a day with experts on new technologies in soil and water management, funding opportunities and financial technical support for farming operations, organizers said. The Soil Health and Irrigation Conservation Workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 24 […]

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 […]

Cattle to crops: Randall County Crops Tour set Aug. 30

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. J. D. Ragland, 806-468-5543, j-ragland@tamu.edu CANYON – The 40th annual Randall County Crops Tour hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for Aug. 30 at the Kuhlman Extension Center, 200 North Brown Road, Canyon. “We have a good program lined up that offers something for […]

Greater Houston Plant Conference to highlight new plants coming on market

Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu Contact: Paul Winski, 281-855-5600, paul.winski@ag.tamu.edu HOUSTON — From winter-hardy hibiscus to Earth-Kind plants, the Greater Houston Plant Conference will showcase varieties that garden enthusiasts will want to learn about, organizers said. The event will be 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center, 1414 Wirt Road, Houston. […]

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. […]

Financial preparedness ‘train-the-trainer’ workshop set for Aug. 30 in Weatherford

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 80-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Kathy Smith, 817-598-6168, Kathy.Smith@ag.tamu.edu WEATHERFORD – “Your Money, Your Goals” is a train-the-trainer workshop to be conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Parker County. The workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 30 at the AgriLife Extension office, 604 N. Main St., […]

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 […]

Rangeland challenges with oil, gas leasing focus of Aug. 4 webinar

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, 806-677-5668, tiffany.dowelllashmet@ag.tamu.edu Pete Flores, 361-362-9201, Pete.Flores@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Ranching in Oil and Gas Country: Rangeland Challenges will be the topic of an Aug. 4 natural resources webinar conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit. The webinar is a part […]

Annual Wheatheart Wheat Conference set for Aug. 11 in Perryton

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Scott Strawn, 806-435-4501, Scott.Strawn@ag.tamu.edu PERRYTON – The 18th annual Wheatheart Wheat Conference will be Aug. 11 at the Ochiltree County Expo Center, 402 Expo Drive, Perryton. The event is hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Hansford, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Roberts and Ochiltree counties. Registration begins […]