New AgriLife Extension specialist hired to expand health programs in the Panhandle

AMARILLO – Regional support for chronic disease prevention education is expanding into the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – North Region, announced Rusty Hohlt, Healthy Texas director in College Station. To support the focus on health programming in the Panhandle, Miquela Smith has been hired as an AgriLife Extension program specialist-health. She will join the […]

AgriLife Extension announces two South Plains county agent transfers

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has announced two personnel transfers within the agency’s South Plains District that will be effective in coming weeks. Audra Graves, family and community health agent in Mitchell County, will transfer on April 30 to take the Hale County 4-H youth development position. Amy Kress, family and community […]

Experts: Cotton farmers may face increased bollworm pressure this season

COLLEGE STATION – Cotton farmers across the state could face a growing bollworm problem this season, said Dr. David Kerns, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist and statewide integrated pest management coordinator at College Station. For 15 years Bt transgenic cotton varieties have done a good job preventing bollworm damage across much of the U.S. […]

2018 Burleson County Beef Tour April 26 in Caldwell

CALDWELL – The 2018 Burleson County Beef Tour scheduled April 26 at the Broken Triangle Cattle Company, 8969 County Road 410 in Caldwell, will provide attendees a cattle market update and outlook. The program is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. There is no cost to attend as registration and evening meal are […]

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