Raising a Successful Livestock Guardian Dog Workshop set March 15 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO –  A workshop on bonding and starting livestock guardian dogs is set for March 15 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo. The program will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the center, located north of San Angelo on U.S. Highway 87. Individual registration is $15 by March […]

Texas Sheep and Goat Expo sets performance-oriented sheep, goat sale

SAN ANGELO – Plans are being made to conduct a second performance-oriented sheep and goat sale Aug. 18 immediately after the Texas Sheep and Goat Expo, organizers said. The expo, conducted by Texas A&M AgriLife, is billed as the state’s premier sheep and goat educational event, and is set Aug. 17-18 at the First Community […]

Water quality training March 7 in Bryan will focus on Navasota River

BRYAN – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Navasota River will be held from 1-5 p.m. March 7 at the Stella Hotel Celeste Ballroom, 4100 Lake Atlas Drive in Bryan. The workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for March 1 in Conroe

CONROE–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 1 in Conroe for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the San Jacinto River watershed. The morning session will be at the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, 655 Conroe Park […]

Additional free testing available for private water well owners affected by Hurricane Harvey

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and others are collaborating to offer another set of free water testing opportunities Feb. 14-15 for private well owners in areas affected by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey. Dr. Diane Boellstorff, AgriLife Extension water resource specialist, College Station, said water from a flooded well should not be used […]

Rosenthal Meat Science Center market makes special cuts for Valentine’s Day

COLLEGE STATION – Nothing says “I love you” quite like a heart-shaped ribeye steak for two, said Ray Riley, Texas A&M Meat Science Center manager, College Station. For the past three years leading up to Valentine’s Day, Riley has made special cuts for folks who want to prepare a special meal for their significant other […]

Win the war against weeds in warm-season pastures

OVERTON – Weeds in warm-season pastures can be an annual battle, and producers should prepare their spray equipment to win the war, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Now is a good time to calibrate equipment and reflect on the previous year’s weed and pest insect issues to apply successful treatments to warm-season […]

AgriLife Extension sets three profitability workshops in Lubbock beginning Feb. 13

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has set three crop profitability workshops — one per month starting Feb. 13, the program’s coordinator said. “All of the workshops will have the same curriculum and will begin at 9 a.m. in the classroom of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock,” said […]

Texas A&M hires new leader of agriculture college, agencies

COLLEGE STATION — The Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System unanimously voted Thursday to hire a nationally recognized leader in nutritional science and a member of the National Academy of Sciences to lead Texas A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the System’s agriculture agencies. As the incoming vice chancellor […]

Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration program workshop set for Feb. 21 in Lewisville

LEWISVILLE – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 21 in Lewisville for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the Dallas area. The morning session will be at the Upper Trinity Regional Water District, 900 N. Kealy St. The afternoon session […]