AgriLife Extension names Gonzales to South Plains integrated pest management post

MULESHOE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has hired John David Gonzales as the new integrated pest management agent for Bailey, Castro and Parmer counties.             Gonzales, who started Feb. 1, is headquartered in the AgriLife Extension offices in Bailey County located at 118 W. Ave. C in Muleshoe.             “We are excited to […]

Mendez named to AgriLife Extension Parmer County post

BOVINA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Sergio Mendez the new agriculture and natural resources agent in Parmer County. “We are very pleased to have Sergio as an agent in this key agricultural county of our district,” said Michael Clawson, AgriLife Extension administrator for the agency’s 20-county South Plains District headquartered in […]

AgriLife Extension names new Callahan County agent

BAIRD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Karl Winge the new agriculture and natural resources agent for Callahan County effective Feb. 1. The announcement was made by Callahan County Judge Roger Corn and Marty Gibbs, AgriLife Extension administrator for the agency’s West Central District headquartered in San Angelo. “We are very pleased […]

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, […]

Atchley to fill AgriLife Extension agent role in Carson County

PANHANDLE – Sidney Atchley has accepted the position of family and consumer sciences agent with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Carson County. Atchley, a native of El Paso, recently completed an internship with AgriLife Extension while earning her bachelor’s degree in agricultural services and development from Tarleton State University in Stephenville. She said […]

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 […]

Tedeschi, Tomberlin earn Faculty Fellow distinction at Texas A&M AgriLife conference

COLLEGE STATION – Two Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists were named Faculty Fellow during the 2017 Texas A&M AgriLife Conference in College Station.         The Faculty Fellow title given to Dr. Luis Tedeschi and Dr. Jeffery Tomberlin are permanent and become a part of the individual’s title. AgriLife Research established the Faculty Fellows Program in […]

Texas A&M AgriLife presents Vice Chancellor Award in Excellence honors

COLLEGE STATION – Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence honors were presented to several statewide faculty and staff of Texas A&M AgriLife during a ceremony Jan. 9 on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station.         The awards were given to 14 individuals and three teams with a total of 16 members. Officials said the […]