Farm Bill sessions scheduled for West Texas

Series kicks off Oct. 15 in Tom Green County The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has scheduled a series of informative Farm Bill sessions across West Texas over the next three months. “The focus of the meetings will be in updating program yields and choosing between Agricultural Risk Coverage, ARC, and Price Loss Coverage, PLC,” […]

Building Strong Families conference set Oct. 24 in Lubbock

Spanish sessions offered The 24th annual Building Strong Families Conference will be held on Oct. 24 at the Broadway Church of Christ, 1924 Broadway Ave., Lubbock. The conference will run from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., with registration and breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m. The cost is $12, which includes breakfast and lunch. Attendance is limited to […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 5 in Bay City

A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 5 on the Wharton County Junior College campus, 4000 Ave. F in Bay City. The network’s Well Educated training is free and open to the public. Joel Pigg, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and TWON coordinator, College […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 5 in Bay City

A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 5 on the Wharton County Junior College campus, 4000 Ave. F in Bay City. The Well Educated training is free and open to the public. Joel Pigg, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and TWON coordinator, College Station, […]

Multi-county water well screenings set for Permian Basin area in October

The Texas Well Owner Network will provide water well screenings for residents in Andrews, Gaines, Howard and Martin counties during October. The Well Informed screenings are  provided by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in the counties in collaboration with the Texas Water Resources Institute. Each screening event will be from 8:30-10 a.m. Dates […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 7 in Gatesville

A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Gatesville Civic Center, 301 Veteran’s Memorial Drive in Gatesville. The “Well Educated” training is free and open to the public. Joel Pigg, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and TWON coordinator, College Station, said the […]

First-ever fall creek cleanup set for Oct. 19 in Seguin

Fall cleanup will be part of Keep Texas Beautiful initiative The first-ever fall Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Cleanup Event has been scheduled for 9:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 19 in Seguin. The event is coordinated by the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Partnership as part of implementation efforts for the area’s watershed protection plan. “We have hosted the […]

Texas A&M AgriLife expands footprint with renovated urban campus in Dallas

Texas A&M AgriLife on Tuesday hosted a grand opening of the Texas A&M AgriLife Center at Dallas renovated campus, which aims to serve as a rural-urban interface connecting Texans to their food sources, environmental sustainability and healthy living. “Agriculture must become integral to urban culture,” said Patrick Stover, Ph.D., vice-chancellor of Texas A&M Agrilife, dean […]