Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for June 1 in Wimberley

WIMBERLEY–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 1 in Wimberley for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Blanco River and Cypress Creek watershed areas. The morning session will be at the Johnson Hall at the Wimberley […]

Lubbock AgriLife Research soil scientist seeks optimum soil fertility solutions

LUBBOCK – Dr. Katie Lewis is going for the triple-whammy against negative soil fertility issues on the Texas High Plains. When it comes to applying fertilizer, Lewis, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research soil scientist at Lubbock, is seeking to optimize its positive aspects while easing the sometimes negative effects on farmers’ wallets and the environment. […]

Pilgrim’s Pride $1 million gift to modernize Texas A&M’s poultry feed mill

COLLEGE STATION- Texas A&M University’s department of animal science poultry feed mill in College Station provides tens of thousands of chickens with nourishment each day, but is more than half a century old and showing its age. Amid a layer of cobwebs, corn dust, soybean flakes and other ingredients that make up tons of feed […]

Thousands expected to attend Texas Unmanned Aircraft System Summit May 9-10

DALLAS — A number of Texas A&M University System entities, including Texas A&M AgriLife Research, will join public, private and academic leaders from across the U.S.from May 9-10 in Dallas to showcase and discuss the current state and advancement of unmanned aircraft systems. The Texas UAS Summit coincides with AUVSI XPONENTIAL, an annual gathering that […]

Combined Vegetable and Wheat Field Day set for May 18 in Uvalde

UVALDE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde will present a Combined Vegetable and Wheat Field Day from 7:30 a.m. 1 p.m. May 18. The program will be held at the center, 1619 Garner Field Rd., and will begin with registration from 7:30-7:55 a.m. to include coffee and breakfast tacos provided […]

New ScottsMiracle-Gro Facility for Lawn and Garden Research opens at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION – The ScottsMiracle-Gro Facility for Lawn and Garden Research, located at 3100 F&B Road in College Station, officially opened May 3. The new facility is part of a long-term agreement among ScottsMiracle-Gro, Texas A&M AgriLife and the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. “The partnership with ScottsMiracle-Gro greatly increases our capacity […]

Institute to hold May meetings on improving Cibolo Creek water quality

MARION – The Texas Water Resources Institute will host two May meetings related to water quality improvements of the mid and lower Cibolo Creek watershed. The institute is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service  and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University. Coordinators said the meetings […]

Lower Rio Grande Valley group to examine season’s climate projections

WESLACO — Water, weather and the climate outlook will be on the agenda for a one-day workshop May 23 at the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Citrus Center, 312 N. International Blvd., Weslaco. The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is free to the public and includes lunch, but participants must register at […]