First-ever fall creek cleanup set for Oct. 19 in Seguin

Fall cleanup will be part of Keep Texas Beautiful initiative The first-ever fall Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Cleanup Event has been scheduled for 9:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 19 in Seguin. The event is coordinated by the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Partnership as part of implementation efforts for the area’s watershed protection plan. “We have hosted the […]

New technology, old genetics meet on the range

OTHER COLLABORATORS:  Alan Rotz, USDA-ARS, University Park, Pennsylvania; Glenn Duff, Clayton Livestock Research Center, Clayton, N.M.; Jean Steiner, NMSU Department of Animal and Range Sciences; Stephanie Bestelmeyer, Asombro Institute for Science Education, Las Cruces, New Mexico; Brandon Bestelmeyer, USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range; Rick Estell, NMSU research animal scientist; Laura Boucheron Spence, NMSU Department of Electrical […]

Texas A&M AgriLife expands footprint with renovated urban campus in Dallas

Texas A&M AgriLife on Tuesday hosted a grand opening of the Texas A&M AgriLife Center at Dallas renovated campus, which aims to serve as a rural-urban interface connecting Texans to their food sources, environmental sustainability and healthy living. “Agriculture must become integral to urban culture,” said Patrick Stover, Ph.D., vice-chancellor of Texas A&M Agrilife, dean […]

Private water well screening set for Oct. 16 in Chambers, Jefferson counties

The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting free water well screenings in Chambers and Jefferson counties to give area residents whose water wells flooded from the recent rains the opportunity to have their water screened. The screenings will be free of charge from 8:30-10 a.m. Oct. 16 at the following locations: – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Hammel will help shape Travis County youth as new 4-H youth development agent

Kyle Hammel is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 4-H youth development agent for Travis County. Hammel, who began Oct. 1, will be responsible for the development and oversight of 4-H youth programming and implementation for Travis County. “We are very excited to have Kyle as part of our Travis County team,” said Michael […]

Holland joins AgriLife Extension as agent for Cochran County

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service hired David Holland as the new AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent for Cochran County. “I’m excited with the hiring of David as the AgriLife Extension agent in Cochran County,” said Michael Clawson, AgriLife Extension district administrator, Lubbock. “His maturity, work ethic and desire to help people will […]

Bugtoberfest slated for Oct. 19 at San Antonio Botanical Garden

EVO Conversion Systems is dedicated to harnessing the power of nature to address issues of global concern, including waste reduction, protein production and environmental conservation,” Cammack said. “Global food and feed production will not meet demand by 2050, and using insects as a food source and a means to convert food waste into protein is […]