Prescribed fire practitioners have new tools at their fingertips

SAN ANGELO – As prescribed fire gains popularity as a range management tool, so does the need for up-to-the-minute information. To meet the growing need, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service developed a prescribed burning handbook funded by the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute.   “Professional prescribed fire practitioners in Texas are very good at […]

Four Texas Panhandle Crop Production Clinics set Jan. 8-12

AMARILLO – Four Texas Panhandle Crop Production Clinics will be presented Jan. 8-12 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, DuPont Pioneer and North Plains Groundwater Conservation District. The meetings will be free and include a meal. Each will start at 9:30 a.m. with registration. The programs begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 3 […]

Central Texas Cow/Calf Clinic set Jan. 5 in Cameron

CAMERON — The 37th annual Central Texas Cow/Calf Clinic will be Jan. 5 at the Milam County Youth Exposition Building, 301 S. Houston St. in Cameron. The program is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Milam, Robertson, Bell, Burleson, Falls and Williamson counties. Registration will be from 7:30-8:30 a.m. with presentations […]

Study shows ground-penetrating radar can detect fine roots in crops

UVALDE – A recent study led Texas A&M AgriLife Research has shown ground-penetrating  radar, or GPR, may be effectively used in detecting the fine roots of plants, helping agricultural producers identify what crop varieties are best suited to their field conditions. “To meet the world’s growing demand for food, agricultural crop production needs to double […]

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