Water well owner training set for May 31 in Hamilton

HAMILTON — A Texas Well Owner Network training offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been scheduled for May 31 in Hamilton. The “Well Educated” training is free and open to the public from 1-5 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension office for Hamilton County, 101 E. Henry St. It is being offered to area […]

AgriLife Extension expert: Grow tomatoes all season long

OVERTON – Timing and variety choice can help tomato aficionados avoid production gaps during the dog days of summer, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Texas gardeners typically plant tomatoes twice – in the spring and late-summer – with a break during extremely hot periods of July and August, during which production […]

Wildlife for Business workshop set May 17 in Big Spring

BIG SPRING – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and others will conduct a Wildlife for Business workshop May 17 in Big Spring. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the program from 8 a.m.-noon at the G.C. Broughton Jr. Ag Complex, 2411 Echols St. on the Howard College campus. An Akaushi steak lunch co-sponsored […]

Viticulture Short Course set for June 4-5 in Bryan

BRYAN – A two-day Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service advanced viticulture short course is scheduled June 4-5 in Bryan. The course is $150 per person, which includes catered lunches, beverages and a dinner. It will be at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3081 E. University Drive.  Michael Cook, AgriLife Extension viticulture program specialist, Denton, said established […]

Lone Star Healthy Streams program set for May 24 in Seguin

SEGUIN — The Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Partnership is hosting a Lone Star Healthy Streams Workshop May 24 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Guadalupe County, 210 E. Live Oak St., Seguin. The workshop is free and lunch will be provided. The program begins at 10 a.m. and will conclude by […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report – May 8, 2018

LUBBOCK – Oilseed crops like sunflowers and canola are experiencing lower prices, but it appears overall interest in alternative crops remains steady, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Calvin Trostle, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Lubbock, said alternative crop options such as sunflowers, sesame, canola and guar remain minor crops, but their viability due […]

Goat Production and Marketing Workshop set for May 10 in Weslaco

WESLACO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension are hosting a goat production workshop May 10 in Weslaco. The free workshop will be from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Weslaco, 2415 U.S. Highway 83. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with […]

Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration program workshop set May 15 in Houston

THE WOODLANDS – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 15 in The Woodlands for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects in and around Houston. The Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program  program is managed by TWRI, part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

East Side Row Crop Tour set for June 15 in Downsville

DOWNSVILLE – Corn variety trials will be showcased at the June 15 East Side Row Crop Tour in Downsville. The event is hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Row Crop Committee for McLennan County. Cost is $5 and includes lunch sponsored by area agricultural businesses. RSVP is requested for accurate meal count by […]