Canola production part of presentation lineup at Texas Plant Protection Conference

Conference theme is future use of water and its impact on agriculture Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu BRYAN – Canola cropping practices will be featured at the Texas Plant Protection Association Conference scheduled Dec. 10-11 at the Brazos Center, 3232 Briarcrest Drive in Bryan. Dr. Clark Neely, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small grains and […]

Second round of farm bill meetings coming to the Panhandle

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Steve Amosson, 806-677-5600, samosson@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Farmers and landowners in the Panhandle will have an opportunity to learn more about the 2014 farm bill Nov. 3-Dec. 19 in a second round of informational meetings conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. These meetings will also include U.S. […]

Growing dairy industry spotlighted at recent Southwest Dairy Day

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ellen Jordan, 972-952-9212, e-jordan2@tamu.edu FRIONA – Drought might have hurt the dairy industry in the Panhandle over the past few years, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist said signs are indicating the industry is growing once more. Dr. Ellen Jordan, AgriLife Extension dairy specialist in Dallas, […]

North Texas Cattleman’s Conference set for Oct. 24

DENTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Denton County and the Denton County Extension Agriculture Committee, in conjunction with Cooke, Grayson, Collin and Fannin counties, is hosting the North Texas Cattleman’s Conference. The conference will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. at the church located at 8690 Liberty Road, said Brandon Boughen, Texas […]

Annual Cattle Trails Cow-Calf Conference set for Dec. 2 in Lawton

Texas and Oklahoma jointly host event Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Stan Bevers, 940-552-9941, sbevers@ag.tamu.edu Bob LeValley, 580-255-0546, bob.levalley@okstate.edu LAWTON, Okla. – Getting back to the basics of fundamentally sound ranch management will be the focus of the Cattle Trails Cow-Calf Conference, a joint effort between the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the […]

AgriLife Extension offers healthy cooking school Oct. 21 in Amarillo

Dinner Tonight! program headlined by Chef Chad Lardie Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Amy Wagner, 806-373-0713, aewagner@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – A Dinner Tonight! Healthy Cooking School, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Prairie View Cooperative Extension, will be held Oct. 21 at Amarillo College’s Business and Industry Center, 1314 S. Polk St., […]

Ranch Management University offers wildlife aspect

Five-day program set Oct. 20-24 on Texas A&M campus Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Larry Redmon, 979-845-4826, l-redmon@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Texans interested in wildlife management will find a wealth of information during the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Ranch Management University Oct. 20-24 on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. […]

2014 Cow Country Congress to feature weed identification, Center Ranch tour

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Jo Smith, 936-544-7502, Jo.Smith@ag.tamu.edu CENTERVILLE – Weed and huisache control methods, plus a tour of the Center Ranch, headline the 2014 Cow Country Congress scheduled Oct. 24 at the Center Ranch, 3582 Farm-to-Market Road 811 in Centerville. Jo Smith, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for Houston County, said […]

AgriLife Extension sets farm and ranch estate planning workshop Oct. 27 in Edna

EDNA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has scheduled an estate planning workshop for Coastal Bend farmers and ranchers from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Jackson County Services Building Auditorium, 411 N. Wells St. in Edna. The workshop is free and open to the public. Dr. Wayne Hayenga, professor emeritus and AgriLife Extension economist […]