Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute supporting National Pollinator Week

COLLEGE STATION — National Pollinator Week is June 17-23, and the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, NRI, in collaboration with other organizations is continuing its efforts to promote statewide land stewardship relating to pollinators. “Our institute and other like-minded organizations have been collaborating to bring awareness to the importance of voluntary land stewardship in Texas […]

Bynum leaves agriculture pest management behind; retires after more than 40 years

AMARILLO — With more than 40 years of service to Texas A&M AgriLife under his hat, Dr. Edsel “Ed” Bynum Jr. will no longer be traipsing out to fields across the High Plains and South Plains looking for the latest insects pestering agricultural crops. Bynum, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomology specialist in Amarillo, is […]

Animal emergency summit to be held July 30 in College Station

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Animal Emergency Management Summit will be held  July 30 in Rooms 107A and 107B of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 660 Raymond Stotzer Parkway, College Station. The summit, “Saving Pets Saves Human Lives,” is free for participants due to the support of PetSmart Charities. It […]

‘Difficult Family Discussions’ workshop series underway in Lubbock

LUBBOCK — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering the summer 2019 workshop series, “Difficult Family Discussions,” to children ages 10-17 and their parents or legal guardians. The series is held in partnership with the Buckner Family Hope Center. Workshops run on select Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-noon at the center, located at 1510 South […]

Youth track to be featured as part of Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 5-7 at Texas A&M University in College Station will include a youth track featuring a number of educational sessions.         A tour of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will be one of the highlights along with a meat laboratory […]

AgriLife Extension 2019 alternative crop replanting guide now available online

LUBBOCK — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s 17th annual late-planting guide, “2019 Alternative Crop Options after Failed Cotton and Late-Season Crop Planting for the Texas South Plains,” is now available online at https://tinyurl.com/yybmpbbo. “The annual guide is a ‘first things’ approach to helping farmers who have lost crops or have been unable to plant,” […]

Sports field, park, turf management program set for July 16 in Floresville

FLORESVILLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Atascosa, Bexar, Frio, Guadalupe and Wilson counties will present a Sports Field, Park and Turf Management Program July 16 in Floresville. The program will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Floresville Event Center, 600 Texas  Highway 97 West. AgriLife Extension presenters will […]