Aug. 3 webinar will focus on rangeland legumes

COLLEGE STATION – The Legume Family: Taxonomy and Important Family Members will be the topic of the Aug. 3 natural resources webinar conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit. The legume family is the third largest family of plants on the earth, with over 360 species being found in […]

Expert: Do homework before back-to-school shopping

COLLEGE STATION — Back-to-school shopping can be an expensive proposition, especially if consumers don’t spend a little time “doing their homework” by researching, prioritizing, budgeting and choosing the right time to shop, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “Consumers should approach school-supply shopping much the same way they do grocery shopping,” said Joyce […]

Texas Master Naturalist program offers training, seeks applicants

COLLEGE STATION — Important deadlines are fast approaching for the 17 Texas Master Naturalist chapters conducting training classes this fall for volunteers interested in becoming involved in natural resource and conservation management, the program’s assistant state coordinator said. Mary Pearl Meuth of College Station said the Texas Master Naturalist program, co-sponsored by the Texas A&M […]

Rainwater control for Central Texas focus of Aug. 5 program at Zilker Park

AUSTIN – The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service and the Travis County Master Gardeners will present the “Wise Rainwater Control for Central Texas” program Aug. 5 at Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road in Austin. The program will be from 10 a.m.–noon. It is free and open to the public; no RSVP is required. […]

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