Concho Valley Pecan Show set Dec. 6 in San Angelo

Entries accepted through Dec. 4 The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host the annual Concho Valley Pecan Show on Dec. 6 at the AgriLife Extension office for Tom Green County at 113 W. Beauregard in San Angelo.  This year, regional pecan shows are under the direction of AgriLife Extension and the Texas Pecan Growers […]

Rooted in research 

FUNDS FOR FUTURE GROWTH While not Aggies by degree, Begnaud said Olsak and his wife, Sally, embodied the Aggie spirit and were very appreciative of their rewarding partnership with Texas A&M. The couple chose to show that appreciation by giving a cash contribution to the Texas A&M Pecan Endowment during Olsak’s lifetime, and another planned […]

Texas Master Naturalist Program new chapter rally set Dec. 16 in Uvalde

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Master Naturalist organization will be holding a new chapter rally on Dec. 16.  The event will take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at 1619 Garner Field Road in Uvalde. Everyone interested is invited to attend, whether or not they […]

Battleground to Breaking Ground agriculture workshop set Dec. 6 in Belton

Texas AgrAbility and the Battleground to Breaking Ground project, in collaboration with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Bell County, will host an agriculture program Dec. 6 focused on veterans, individuals with disabilities, and beginning farmers and ranchers The program will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension office […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 14, 2019

CENTRAL: Temperatures were below normal, and some rain was received. Drought continued to hurt pasture and crop conditions in some areas. Winter finally hit hard, and summer grasses went dormant. A lot of wheat acres were planted amid good soil conditions and weather. In other areas, very little small-grain fields were planted, and very few […]

Water well owner training set for Dec. 9 in Brenham

A Texas Well Owner Network training has been set for Dec. 9 in Brenham. Well Educated training will be presented from 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the Washington County Fair Grounds Sales Facility, 1305 E. Blue Bell Road. It is free and open to the public. Joel Pigg, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and […]

All antibiotics for livestock will soon require a vet’s prescription

FDA rules and regulations The FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine stated a two-year phase-in period would be allowed once the FDA Government Guidance document is finalized. A draft version is currently available online. The FDA has had a law in place since 2017, which made most antibiotics administered to livestock by prescription only. These new […]

Cold weather and your plants: how to prepare for winter 

Whether winter is around the corner, or an artic blast is blowing in, get tips and tricks for taking care of your plants during cold weather Before cold weather freezes your plants, learn how to prepare your plants for winter and temperatures that drop below freezing. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist for horticulture, […]