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 […]

Annual watershed cleanup event a success

SEGUIN – More than 180 volunteers removed 1,900-plus pounds of trash and debris during the recent fifth-annual Geronimo and Alligator creeks cleanup event, said event coordinators. The event was coordinated by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Partnership and Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority as part of implementation efforts for the area’s watershed […]

Meeting May 4 in Edna to focus on Lavaca River watershed planning

EDNA – Anyone interested in improving and protecting water quality in the Lavaca River and its watershed is invited to May 4 meeting in Edna, said coordinators. The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting the free meeting, which begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Jackson County, 411 N. […]

Beef cattle producers must be vigilant to mitigate herd health risks

SAN ANTONIO – Beef cattle producers should be observant when conducting annual health vaccination protocols on their cattle, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Though not a statewide threat, the fever tick has resulted in some herds in far South Texas to be subject to a quarantine zone. This topic, as well as […]

New Prairie View A&M Extension agent hired for Potter County

AMARILLO – Jennifer Nickell has been named the Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program agent for family and consumer sciences in Potter County, according to Dr. Angela Burkham, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service regional program coordinator for family and consumer sciences in Amarillo. Like AgriLife Extension, the Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program […]