Flooded Harris County office of AgriLife Extension to reopen

HOUSTON – Flood waters flowed through the Houston area April 19, causing at least seven deaths and more than $5 billion in damages. The widespread toll included a state agency  that also serves as a help provider in such emergencies – the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Harris County.           “AgriLife Extension services are […]

Earth-Kind Landscape Short Course to be held in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH — An Earth-Kind Landscape Short Course will be held in Fort Worth Nov. 30-Dec. 2 for professionals who manage and maintain urban green spaces, according to Dr. Mengmeng Gu, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist in College Station. The course will be at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Registration, which is limited to […]

Pest control, water quality among topics at continuing education meeting in Edna

EDNA – A five-hour continuing education event will be offered Dec. 8 at the Jackson County Services Building auditorium, 411 N. Wells, Edna. The event, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., is hosted by the Field Crops and Beef committees of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Jackson County office, according to Michael Hiller, AgriLife Extension agent. […]

Two special programs part of BIG Conference Dec. 13 in Waco

WACO – Two special programs of the 55th annual Blackland Income Growth Conference Dec. 13 will address agriculture and health as well as tomorrow’s youth leaders, coordinators said. Both will be held at the Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd. in Waco From the Ground Up: Connecting Agriculture and Health will be held from 9 […]

Annual Red River Crops Conference set Jan. 24-25

CHILDRESS – The fourth annual Red River Crops Conference is set for Jan. 24-25 at the Childress Event Center, 1100 N.W. 7th St., Childress. “Planning for Success – Crop Production Information Designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains,” will be hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Oklahoma State University Cooperative […]

Beef cattle outlook to be featured at 55th Blackland Income Growth Conference

WACO – A 2017 cattle market outlook will be one of the featured topics at the 55th Blackland Income Growth Conference set for Dec. 13 at the at the Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd. in Waco. The conference is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Waco Chamber of Commerce. Dr. […]

Brazos County volunteers recognized at AgriLife Extension luncheon

BRYAN – Several volunteers were recognized with awards during the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Brazos County volunteer awards luncheon held recently at the Brazos County Expo in Bryan. Growing Leaders, Nurturing Community was the theme of the event, which recognized outstanding volunteers for their support of activities for AgriLife Extension in Brazos County in […]

Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop set Nov. 16 in Stephenville

STEPHENVILLE – A Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop is set for Nov. 16 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1229 N. U.S. Highway 281 in Stephenville. Workshop presentations will focus on basic watershed function, water quality and specific best management practices that can be implemented to help minimize bacterial contamination originating from […]

Food safety training offered to industry at Texas A&M University

COLLEGE STATION – A Food Safety Preventive Controls for Human Foods workshop covering new requirements for members of the food processing industry is scheduled Dec. 19-21 at the Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center at Texas A&M University in College Station. Texas A&M AgriLife food safety specialist Dr. Matthew Taylor is leading the workshop. “This […]

Cattle Trails Cow-Calf Conference set Dec. 1 in Lawton

LAWTON, OKLAHOMA – For ranchers in Texas and Oklahoma, tough marketing times with low cattle prices make it more critical than ever for their operations to become more efficient productively and financially, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist said. Experts and the latest information can be found at the annual Cattle Trails Cow-Calf Conference […]