One of the world’s largest sheep, goat educational events set for Aug. 16-17

SAN ANGELO – The fifth Texas Sheep and Goat Expo conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for Aug.16-17 in San Angelo’s 1st Community Federal Credit Union Spur Arena on the San Angelo Fairgrounds. The statewide event, billed as one of the largest sheep and goat industry educational programs  in the world, […]

Top of Texas Cotton Conference set for Jan. 28 in Pampa

PAMPA – The multi-county Top of Texas Cotton Conference will be hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Jan. 28 at the M. K. Brown Auditorium, 1100 W. Coronado Drive, Pampa. The AgriLife Extension offices in Carson, Gray, Roberts, Wheeler and Armstrong counties are collaborating to address the concerns of cotton producers in […]

Last Chance CEU Training Course set for Jan. 22 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – The Last Chance CEU Training Course is set for Jan. 22 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 7887 U.S. Highway 87 North, San Angelo.         The program will feature a number of topics covering integrated pest management, or IPM, trees and landscape diseases, pesticide laws and regulations, and drift […]

More than 800 slated to attend beginner’s gardening course in North Texas

DALLAS — A regional gardening course for beginners, to be held Jan. 12, has already garnered more than 800 registrants from around the world, organizers said. The Newcomer’s Guide to Gardening takes place at the Collin College Conference Center, 2400 Community Ave., McKinney. The free learning event, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., will cover the fundamentals of […]

East Texas Turfgrass Conference set Feb. 7 in Overton

OVERTON – The annual Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service East Texas Turfgrass Conference will be Feb. 7 in Overton. The program is $35, which includes lunch, and will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3053.  The popular yearly event is geared toward both professional turfgrass managers and […]

AgriLife Extension Superior Service awards presented to agency faculty, staff

COLLEGE STATION – Faculty and staff of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service received the agency’s Superior Service Award during a ceremony Jan. 8 in College Station. A total of 17 individuals and seven teams were acknowledged for receiving this award, the agency’s highest, during AgriLife Extension’s recent statewide conference. The agency’s interim director, Dr. […]

AgriLife Extension mental health awareness team recognized by agency

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service presented its Superior Service Award – Diversity to a group of county agents concentrating on mental health awareness. The Superior Service awards are the highest award presented by the agency. The recipients were honored Jan. 8 with a noon luncheon. The recipients of the diversity award […]

Ranch Management University team garners a top AgriLife Extension award

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service presented its Superior Service Award – Team to the Ranch Management University, or RMU, team. The Superior Service awards are the highest award presented by the agency. The recipients were honored Jan. 8 with a noon luncheon on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. […]