Texas Sheep and Goat Expo youth component gearing up with hands-on learning

SAN ANGELO – Hands-on instruction will be the capstone for this year’s Texas Sheep and Goat Expo Youth Program sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, set for 8:30 a.m. Aug. 18 in the Auto Wrangler Sale Pavilion located on the San Angelo Fairgrounds, organizers said. Marty Vahlenkamp, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent […]

AgriLife Extension offers two June water programs for professionals, homeowners

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Tom Green County has two water programs planned in San Angelo during June — the first targets professional irrigators, the second is for homeowners. The Texas Water Star Conference for landscape professionals will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 8. Individual registration is $30 due upon […]

AgriLife Extension Learn, Grow, Eat and Go! teacher training June 28 in Hallsville

HALLSVILLE – A Learn, Grow, Eat and Go! teacher training event will be held June 28 in Hallsville.  The Learn, Grow, Eat and Go! initiative of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and its Junior Master Gardener program provides students with important life lessons in health and wellness through gardening, nutrition education and exercise. The […]

Bipartisan Budget Act changes to cotton program require producer action

AMARILLO – Decisions must be made for the 2018 cotton crop being planted now, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service farm bill expert. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 established seed cotton as a covered commodity enabling cotton farmers to receive assistance when prices are low. Seed cotton refers to unginned upland cotton […]

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