Dunlap named new AgriLife Extension district administrator for Rolling Plains

VERNON – Dale Dunlap, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent in Wheeler County, has been selected to fill the role of district administrator in the Rolling Plains. He will replace Miles Dabovich upon his retirement Jan. 31. “We are extremely pleased to have an agent of Dale’s caliber to fill the […]

Camp Brisket attracts legends of Texas barbecue

COLLEGE STATION – There was no shortage of beef nor legends of Texas barbecue at Camp Brisket held recently at Texas A&M University in College Station. Expert pitmasters from all over Texas gathered to teach backyard barbecue enthusiasts and restaurateurs how to better prepare Texas-style barbecue brisket. Because of the high demand, the event now […]

Texas Association of Dairymen presented Extension Partnership Award

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Association of Dairymen was honored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service with a 2017 Partnership Awards on Jan. 10 during the annual AgriLife Extension Conference in College Station. The Extension Partnership Awards recognize vital alliances with agencies, organizations and others beyond the Texas A&M University System. “We are grateful […]

Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal receives AgriLife Extension in the City Award

COLLEGE STATION – Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal has received the Extension in the City Award given by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The award was presented to Neal at the recent Texas A&M AgriLife Conference held at Texas A&M University in College Station. The award honors elected leaders whose support of AgriLife Extension […]

Auvermann selected to take leadership of Texas A&M AgriLife center in Amarillo

AMARILLO – Dr. Brent Auvermann has been selected as the new center director at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Amarillo, following the retirement of longtime director Dr. John Sweeten. Auvermann is a professor in Texas A&M University’s department of biological and agricultural engineering, with a dual-appointment in both the Texas A&M […]

Boyle to fill AgriLife Extension agent position in Dickens County

DICKENS – Thomas Boyle has been hired as the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent in Dickens County, according to Miles Dabovich, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Vernon. Boyle, a native of Mission, started Jan. 2. “We are glad to have Thomas join the District 3 team in Dickens County,” […]

Cave to fill AgriLife Extension’s Kent County agent position

JAYTON – Brandon Cave has been hired to fill the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent position in Kent County, said Miles Dabovich, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Vernon. Cave started Jan. 2. “Brandon is an excellent fit for the Kent County agriculture position,” Dabovich said. “He is native to that […]

Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic Jan. 6 in Cameron

CAMERON – The 36th annual Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic will be 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Milam County Youth Exposition Building, 301 S. Houston St. in Cameron. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $20 and includes program materials and lunch. RSVP at 254-697-7045 for an accurate meal count. The program […]