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 […]

Chapkin appointed to Allen Chair in nutrition at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Robert S. Chapkin has been appointed to the William W. Allen Chair in Nutrition at Texas A&M University in College Station. Chapkin is also a Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor and University Faculty Fellow in the Program in Integrative Nutrition and Complex Diseases, as well as a Texas A&M AgriLife Senior Faculty […]

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