Texas 4-H Conference Center to dedicate area to first director, Marshall Crouch

BROWNWOOD – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service officials will dedicate an area of the Texas 4-H Conference Center on Lake Brownwood to the center’s first director, Marshall E. Crouch. The dedication ceremony will be at 11 a.m. May 3 at the center, located at 5600 Farm-to-Market Road 3021. A bronze plaque commemorating Crouch’s tenure will […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report — April 25

COLLEGE STATION – Texas crawfish producers are expected to have a good year as demand continues to increase in larger markets, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist in College Station, said early reports from crawfish producers in southeast Texas indicate it will be an average to […]

Texas A&M AgriLife sets inaugural Livestock Guardian Dog Field Day May 10 at Menard

MENARD – Texas A&M AgriLife will conduct their first Livestock Guardian Dog Field Day on May 10 at Menard. “To my knowledge, this will be the first program devoted strictly to livestock guardian dogs that our sister agencies, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M AgriLife Research, have conducted anywhere,” said Dr. Reid […]

Field trials help identify ‘top tomatoes’ for Texas producers, gardeners

SAN ANTONIO – For more than a half century, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in collaboration with a Bexar County agricultural producer and others, has been involved in field trials to determine the best tomato varieties for Texas. These trials provide AgriLife Extension horticulturists with valuable data they can share with commercial producers, the […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for May 16 in Fredericksburg

FREDERICKSBURG — The Texas Water Resources Institute will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. May 16 in Fredericksburg for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Pedernales River watershed area. The workshop is part of the Texas Riparian and Stream Education Program. The morning session will be at the […]

Private pesticide applicator training set for May 16 in Uvalde

UVALDE — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in collaboration with the Texas Department of Agriculture, is offering certification training for private pesticide applicators May 16 in Uvalde. Training will be from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with registration beginning at 8 a.m. at the Leona Room of the Uvalde County Fairplex, 215 Veterans Lane. Donuts and […]