Water issues in the courts could impact all landowners

AMARILLO – Ongoing water legal battles around the state and nation could set precedents that affect all landowners, so they bear watching, according to Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agricultural law specialist in Amarillo. Dowell Lashmet, speaking at the recent High Plains Irrigation Conference, outlined several legal actions concerning the Clean Water […]

South Central Texas Cattlemen’s Short Course series begins March 8

COLLEGE STATION – The 2017 South Central Texas Cattlemen’s Short Course series will feature market and production information for all beef cattle producers, according to organizers. The series will be hosted by the beef and forage committees in Brazos, Burleson, Grimes and Washington counties. Cost is $20 for individual classes or $60 per individual and […]

Spring Ranch Management University set for April 3-7 in College Station

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Ranch Management University will be offered April 3-7, said Dr. Larry Redmon, Texas A&M University soil and crop sciences associate department head and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program leader, College Station. Ranch Management University is held each spring and fall at the G. Rollie White […]

Economist: Majority of representative farms face cash shortfalls on 2016 crop harvests

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A majority of representative farms in major U.S. production regions used to project future farm financial conditions would face serious cash flow shortfalls based on 2016 crop prices, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist told members of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture. Dr. Joe Outlaw, co-director of the Agricultural and […]

Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference set April 20-21 in Kerrville

KERRVILLE – The fourth annual Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is scheduled for April 20-21 at the Y.O. Ranch Hotel in Kerrville. “This conference provides a comprehensive update on many aspects of ranch management to those new to Hill Country ranching, as well as something for those […]

Understanding Introduced Pasture Fertilization webinar set for Feb. 2

COLLEGE STATION – Pasture fertilization will be the topic of a Feb. 2 webinar by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit. “Understanding Introduced Pasture Fertilization” is next in the Texas Range Webinar Series, scheduled on the first Thursday of each month from noon to 1 p.m., said Pete Flores, webinar […]

Necessary moves from AgriLife Extension position in Andrews to Archer County

ARCHER CITY – Amanda Necessary, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent in Andrews County, has transferred to the same position in Archer County. That position was vacated when Justin Gilliam moved to Hardeman County. “We are excited to bring an internal applicant to the Archer County program,” said Miles Dabovich, […]