Kids, Kows and More event in San Antonio brings agriculture to urban youth

SAN ANTONIO – More than 1,000 third- and fourth-grade students from elementary schools throughout Bexar County attended the recent two-day Kids, Kows and More agricultural education event presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Southwest Dairy Farmers association. A steady stream of school buses brought the students, accompanied by teachers and adult chaperones, […]

Urban stream processes, restoration workshop set for Nov. 29 in Belton

BELTON – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host the Urban Stream Processes and Restoration workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 29 in Belton. Coordinators said the workshop is for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the Lampasas River watershed area. The morning session will be at the […]

AgriLife Extension extends Path to the Plate program to youth

DUMAS – More than 700 Moore County youth and adults were the first in the Texas Panhandle to participate in a recent Path to the Plate Youth Expo and agriculture education event, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The youth expo is a signature event of the statewide Path to the Plate initiative, […]

AgriLife Extension horticulturist: Protect, select, plant with colder weather in mind

SAN ANTONIO – With the mercury dropping in South Central Texas, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist said it’s time to focus on “winterizing” plants and possibly selecting more cold-hardy plants for gardens. “Native and adaptive plants for this region usually survive fall and winter temperatures here, especially if there’s not a continued hard […]

Battleground to Breaking Ground Entrepreneurial Training Project now taking applications

COLLEGE STATION – Applications are being accepted now through Dec. 5 for the Battleground to Breaking Ground Entrepreneurial Training Project for military veterans and others wanting to be involved in an agricultural operation. The project is presented by the Texas AgrAbility Program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. “This project is made possible thanks to […]

Armstrong County Fall Producers Meeting set for Dec. 11 in Claude

CLAUDE – The annual Armstrong County Fall Producers Meeting sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be held Dec. 11 in the Armstrong County Activities Building, 901 Hurley Ave. in Claude. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the program will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost will be $10 and […]

Low-Impact Development Workshop set for Nov. 27 in Seguin

SEGUIN — The Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Partnership will host a Low-Impact Development Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 27 at the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center, 1865 U.S. Highway 90 E. in Seguin. The workshop is free and light refreshments will be provided. It is hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 14, 2018

COLLEGE STATION – Rain continues to cause issues for cotton growers hoping to harvest their crops around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Gaylon Morgan, AgriLife Extension state cotton specialist, College Station, said frequent 1- to 2-inch rains have continued to delay access to fields and cool, cloudy days […]