Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic Jan. 3 in Cameron

CAMERON –  The Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic, one of the longest-running programs offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is scheduled for Jan. 3 at the Milam County Youth Building, 301 S. Houston St. in Cameron. Cost is $20 and includes lunch. RSVP is requested by Dec. 31 by calling the AgriLife Extension office […]

New chemistries tested for weed control in corn

AMARILLO – While producers may find newer corn herbicides on the market, it is important to look herbicide performance under regional environmental conditions before making any large purchases, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. There are many good herbicides on the market, but producers often find that some herbicides perform poorly under stressful […]

Program Dec. 18 in Jefferson to cover Path to the Plate competition

JEFFERSON – An instructional program for a 4-H Path to the Plate video production contest will be held at the Collins Academy, 500 E. Broadway St. in Jefferson Dec. 18. Path to the Plate is a research-based education program of Texas A&M AgriLife that helps consumers understand how food choices impact their health. The event […]

From the Ground Up Conference offered for health professionals Jan. 15

WACO – A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program, From the Ground Up – Connecting Agriculture and Health, is scheduled for Jan. 15 at the Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave. in Waco. The conference, which will be from 8:50 a.m.-4 p.m., is for health care professionals, registered dieticians, registered nurses, educators and students. Cost […]

Birding the Hills program set for April 29-May 3

FREDERICKSBURG — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a Birding the Hills program in Gillespie County from April 29-May 3. “We decided to plan this program after the success of Birding the Border in Val Verde and Kinney counties last year,” said Dr. Maureen Frank, AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist, Uvalde. “Gillespie County is […]

Master Gardener intern training begins Jan. 10 in Lubbock

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Lubbock County is hosting the 2019 Lubbock County Master Gardener Intern Class training beginning Jan. 10. The Texas Master Gardener program is designed to train volunteers to educate and engage Lubbock County residents in the implementation of research-based horticultural and environmental practices to create sustainable […]

Wild pig control program in Atlanta Jan. 10

ATLANTA – A wild pig management program will be held Jan. 10 at the Cass County Expo Center, U.S. Highway N. in Atlanta. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program begins at 6 p.m. and features Ken Hale, owner of Boatcycle, Henderson. He will discuss methods of trapping wild pigs, including new technologies that have […]

Lashmet’s ‘Ag Law in the Field’ podcast earns ABA top 100 web resources ranking

AMARILLO – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agricultural law specialist Tiffany Dowell Lashmet’s “Ag Law in the Field” has been named one of the best law podcasts by the American Bar Association magazine. “You have earned a spot in the ABA Journal’s Web 100, our annual list of the best legal blogs, podcasts, Twitter accounts […]

Childress to host Red River Crops Conference Jan. 23-24

CHILDRESS – The sixth annual Red River Crops Conference: Planning for Success, offering crop production information designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains, is set for Jan. 23-24 in the Childress Event Center, 1100 NW 7th St. in Childress. The goal of the conference is to provide agricultural producers with relevant management information […]

Texas 4-Hers learn leadership, citizenship during trip to D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Twenty-four Texas 4-H members recently earned the opportunity to participate in the Texas 4-H Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C., touring the capitol while learning about leadership, citizenship and community service. “These young people were afforded this opportunity as recognition for producing a first-place 4-H record book on the state level in Texas,” […]