Greenhouse, nursery regulatory pesticide applicator compliance workshop Dec. 1 in Overton

OVERTON – A greenhouse and nursery regulatory compliance workshop for pesticide applicators is scheduled for Dec. 1 in Overton. The workshop will be at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Overton, 1710 N. Farm-to-Market Road 3053 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop is specifically designed for greenhouse ornamental and nursery growers, […]

Wine-grape growers workshop Dec. 15 in Canton

CANTON – A workshop for prospective wine grape growers is Dec. 15 in Canton. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event is focused on educating residents in growing grapes as a hobby and commercially where favorable to their production in Texas.  The workshop will be a full day of research-based education information to prepare attendees […]

Rolling Plains Applicator Training set for Dec. 5 in Burkburnett

BURKBURNETT – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Wichita County will host the Rolling Plains Applicator Training Dec. 5 in the Wichita County Precinct 2 Shop, 102 W. College, Burkburnett. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The fee is $30 and covers lunch and five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units for private, […]

AgriLife Extension sets Pesticide Management and CEU Workshop Dec. 5 in Fort Stockton

FORT STOCKTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Pesticide Management and CEU Workshop from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Pecos County Civic Center, 1674 Airport Drive, Fort Stockton. “Our agency has made this a district-wide event, because it’s been so well-attended over the past several years,” said Raymond Quigg, […]

AgriLife Extension sets High Plains Ag Conference Dec. 8 in Lubbock

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the annual High Plains Ag Conference from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1294, Lubbock. “This program allows our region’s producers to catch up on the latest in the region’s crop news while […]

AgriLife Extension sets four-county South Plains Simply Christmas Lunch and Learn series

LITTLEFIELD – Simply Christmas Lunch and Learn is a holiday-themed series to be conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in four South Plains counties the last week of November.   The noon to 1 p.m. programs, all with the same format, are slated for Castro, Bailey, Lamb and Parmer counties, said Dr. Angela […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 14, 2017

COLLEGE STATION – Consumers could see lower prices on holiday hams and turkeys this year, said Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist in College Station. Anderson said wholesale prices on whole turkeys and hams are below the five-year average. Wholesale hams are at 75 cents per pound compared to an 80-cent average over […]

Texas 4-H awards grants to clubs in counties affected by Hurricane Harvey

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas 4-H Youth Development Program and Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation have collaborated to award 28 grants totaling $124,674 toward the support of efforts by 4-H clubs in counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. “The Texas 4-H Youth Development Program and the Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation have seen the ultimate caring […]

Calf market trends, forage production highlight South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic

BRENHAM – Beef cattle producers from throughout the South Central Texas region learned more about producing calves that fit the current market as well as enhancing forage production throughout the year at the 46th South Central Texas Cow-Calf clinic in Brenham. The cow-clinic is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the beef […]