Registration open for Fall Landscaping Symposium set Sept. 7 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Concho Valley Master Gardeners annual Fall Landscaping Symposium is just three weeks away and registration is now open. The eighth annual event will be held Sept. 7 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 7887 N. U.S. Highway 87 in San Angelo. Refreshments and […]

Texas A&M AgriLife aquaculture specialist addresses algae-related dog deaths

COLLEGE STATION – A rash of recent companion animal deaths related to cyanobacteria toxins prompted a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service aquaculture expert to offer information to alleviate fears. Todd Sink, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension aquaculture specialist, College Station, wanted to address recent stories involving companion animal deaths linked to toxins in surface water to assuage […]

Central Texas airtanker base activated to help fight wildfires across the state

AUSTIN — Texas A&M Forest Service is opening the Austin Airtanker Base at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to assist with increased wildfire activity across the state. Significant fire activity has increased recently, particularly in northwest Texas, Central Texas and the Cross Timbers region where hot and dry conditions persist and fuel loading is high. Critical […]

Broner joins AgriLife Extension in Bexar County as new health, wellness educator

SAN ANTONIO — Jacob Broner has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County as the new health and wellness educator. Broner, who began Aug. 12, will provide health and wellness educational outreach to residents of Bexar County in conjunction with agency programming. “Jacob will be a great addition to the agency and […]

Texas A&M Turfgrass Field Day set Oct. 9 in College Station

COLLEGE STATION — Registration for the Texas A&M Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day on Oct. 9 is open. The field day will be held at the Scotts-MiracleGro Lawn and Garden Research Facility, 3100 F&B Road in College Station. “This field day offers an opportunity for members of industry and the general public to see and […]

AgriLife Extension to provide private pesticide applicator training Aug. 28 in Austin

AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for Travis County will present a Private Pesticide Applicator Training Aug. 28 at the agency’s office at 1600-B Smith Road, Austin. Day-of registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., with training from 8:00 a.m.-noon. Lunch is not included. “This training is for people wanting to obtain a Texas […]