Dual agency rangeland conference set for May 12 in Kerrville

KERRVILLE – Texas A&M AgriLife and the U.S. Forest Service will conduct a conference called Strategic Supplementation Strategies to Enhance Texas Rangelands and Reduce Livestock Production Costs on May 12 in Kerrville. The day starts with check-in from 8:30-9:20 a.m. The program lasts until 3:45 p.m. The event will be at the YO Conference Center, […]

Citrus grower education program slated for May 9 in Mission

MISSION – An educational program for Rio Grande Valley citrus growers on the practical aspects of new water conservation technologies will be held from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 9 at the Lone Star Citrus Growers headquarters, 9625 N. Moorefield Road, Mission. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the citrus growers’ packing house. The program […]

Wild pig management workshop set for April 26 in Lampasas

LAMPASAS – Texas A&M AgriLife will conduct a Wild Pig Management workshop for area landowners and the public April 26 in Lampasas. The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. at the Grace Fellowship Church, 2974 S. U.S. Highway 281. It is is a joint effort among Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, […]

Texas A&M AgriLife to renovate Dallas center campus

DALLAS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Dallas has begun a comprehensive campus renovation, including construction of a new headquarters building and research facility. The new, environmentally sustainable headquarters, located at 17360 Coit Road, will stand alongside upgraded existing buildings, overhauled infrastructure and new public teaching facilities. The new additions will […]

Water well owner training set for April 28 in Brenham

BRENHAM — Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training April 28 in Brenham. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at the Sales Facility within the Washington County Fairgrounds, 1305 E. Blue Bell Road. “The Texas Well […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for April 18 in Bandera

BANDERA – The Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program of the Texas Water Resources Institute will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 18 in Bandera for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Medina and Sabinal rivershed areas. The morning session will be at the Mansfield Park Recreational […]

Social media training for natural resources professionals April 13-14 in Austin

AUSTIN – The Texas Watershed Planning Program of the Texas Water Resources Institute will hold a social media workshop for natural resources professionals April 13-14 at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, 12100 Park 35 Circle in Austin. A “Finding Success for Science Through Social Media – Tips, Tools and Tactics for Natural Resource Professionals” […]

New Texas Superstar introduced: Victoria Red grapes

COLLEGE STATION – Texas grape growers face various obstacles, including disease, but an established variety has been recognized for its resilience, vigor and productivity as both an ornamental and edible plant – the Victoria Red grape. Victoria Red grapes have been named a 2017 Texas Superstar plant by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Texas A&M […]