AgriLife to offer wool and mohair workshops in January at San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – Texas A&M AgriLife will conduct two separate educational programs aimed at both the novice and professional in the sheep industry. Wool and Mohair 101 will be a one-day workshop on the basics from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San Angelo. […]

Five hour agriculture, pest management CEU event set for Nov. 30 in Edna

EDNA – A Five Hour CEU event is scheduled Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jackson County Services Building Auditorium, 411 N. Wells in Edna. The event is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Jackson County along with its field crops and beef committees. Other sponsors include […]

AgriLife Extension agent named in Wheeler County

WHEELER – Thomas Cunningham will transfer from Taylor County to Wheeler County  on Nov. 20 to fill the position of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent. “Thomas will be a great addition to the District 1 team,” said Brandon Dukes, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Amarillo. “He brings a wealth of […]

Basic recipe alterations can make for more healthful holiday meals

COLLEGE STATION – Holiday meals can be healthier and taste just as good by using some basic recipe substitutions or alterations, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “The sugar, fat or sodium content of almost any holiday recipe can be reduced without a noticeable difference in taste,” said Dr. Jenna Anding, AgriLife Extension […]

Tri-county range, livestock clinic slated for Dec. 7 in Brady

BRADY – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Tri-County Range and Livestock Clinic from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Heart of Texas Event Center, 804 San Angelo Highway in Brady. The program is being conducted by the AgriLife Extension offices in McCulloch, Menard and Concho counties, said Justin Klinksiek, AgriLife […]

Greenhouse, nursery regulatory pesticide applicator compliance workshop Dec. 1 in Overton

OVERTON – A greenhouse and nursery regulatory compliance workshop for pesticide applicators is scheduled for Dec. 1 in Overton. The workshop will be at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Overton, 1710 N. Farm-to-Market Road 3053 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop is specifically designed for greenhouse ornamental and nursery growers, […]

Wine-grape growers workshop Dec. 15 in Canton

CANTON – A workshop for prospective wine grape growers is Dec. 15 in Canton. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event is focused on educating residents in growing grapes as a hobby and commercially where favorable to their production in Texas.  The workshop will be a full day of research-based education information to prepare attendees […]

Study shows plant growth regulators can benefit onion establishment, production

UVALDE – A study by researchers at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde shows the use of externally introduced plant growth regulators can have a positive effect on onion germination and root structure. The study, “Enhancing Onion Seed Germination and Root Traits by Plant Growth Regulators,” was conducted by Andrea Macias, […]