Texas A&M AgriLife programs serve those who served their country

Texas AgrAbility, Battleground to Breaking Ground, more assist veterans in agriculture The Texas A&M University System has a long-standing tradition of supporting active duty and veteran military personnel. That support for military service members, particularly military veterans interested in starting an agriculture-related business, continues through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service programs designed to assist them […]

Texas A&M AgriLife members receive Texas A&M Board of Regents awards

Some Texas A&M AgriLife personnel were among the faculty members and agency service, extension or research professionals designated as Regents Professors and Regents Fellows for 2018-2019 by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. In a university press release, Elaine Mendoza, chairperson of The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, stated, “These awards […]

Pesticide applicator course Dec. 5 in Overton

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a pesticide applicator training course Dec. 5 in Overton. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3350. The course will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Preregistration cost is $35 per person by Nov. 30 or […]

Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture conference set Dec. 5 in Dallas

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Joe Masabni, 903-834-6191, jmasabni@ag.tamu.edu; Mengmeng Gu, 979-845-8567, mgu@tamu.edu; Genhua Niu gniu@tamu.edu            The first Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture Conference Dec. 5 in Dallas will provide information on a wide range of topics as well as access to Texas A&M AgriLife and industry experts, coordinators said. […]

Arthur and Gaye Platt Wine Fermentation Laboratory opens in College Station

The dedication and opening of the Arthur and Gaye Platt Wine Fermentation Laboratory was held recently in College Station and will be housed in the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Horticultural Sciences. “This is such a great day for us as we are able to take a giant leap […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 19 in Lincoln

A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lincoln Community Hall, 1066 Main St. in Lincoln. Well Educated training is free and open to the public. Joel Pigg, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and TWON coordinator, College Station, said the program is […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 14 in Groesbeck

A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 1–5 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Limestone County Courthouse, 200 W. State St. in Groesbeck. The Well Educated training is free and open to the public. Joel Pigg, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and TWON coordinator, College Station, said the TWON […]

Series of Last Chance Webinars offered online for pesticide applicators

A group of Last Chance Webinars for pesticide applicator continuing education units in Texas is being offered beginning Nov. 1 as a part of the Texas Range Webinar Series hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service unit of the Texas A&M University Department of Ecosystem Science and Management. The CEU roundup of webinars will be available through […]