Harris County prep school students get firsthand look at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION – Students from Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston  recently toured Texas A&M University in College Station to get a firsthand look at campus life. Coordinators said the visit was made possible by a grant to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service from the Children, Youth and Families At Risk program […]

Texas Master Naturalist spring training sessions announced

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Master Naturalist Program, affiliated with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, has scheduled next year’s spring volunteer training classes, said the program’s assistant state coordinator at College Station. “The training classes will be conducted by 26 of the program’s chapters across the state for volunteers wanting to learn about natural […]

AgriLife Extension sets livestock showmanship/feeding clinic Dec. 17 in Lubbock

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has set the District 2 Livestock Ambassadors Steer, Swine, Lamb and Goat Showmanship Clinic for Dec. 17 at the Texas Tech Animal Science Facility Arena in Lubbock. The arena is located at 1248 Indiana Ave. Robert Scott, AgriLife Extension agent in Lubbock County, said the program will […]

International conference highlighted strength of Texas spinach industry

SAN ANTONIO – Texas’ billion-dollar spinach industry was the focus of the 2016 International Spinach Conference, which brought more than 80 people from various countries to San Antonio. The two-day conference, coordinated by the Texas A&M AgriLife  Extension Service, was attended by spinach growers and shippers, as well as others involved in the agricultural and […]

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