Kay Ledbetter is an associate editor/communication specialist for Texas AgriLife Research and Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Amarillo & Vernon. She worked 23 years at the Amarillo Globe-News as a general assignments reporter, farm and ranch reporter and editor, and assistant regional editor before joining the Texas A&M System in 2005. She earned a bachelor of science degree at West Texas State University in Canyon. She is responsible for writing news releases and feature articles from science-based information generated or provided by Research & Extension faculty at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Amarillo and at Vernon.

Caregiver communications will be focus of webinar April 26

AMARILLO – “The Caregiver in the Room: Considerations for Providers Working with Families” will be this month’s topic of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Texas Military Program webinar on April 26. The one-hour webinar will begin at 10 a.m. and is free and open to anyone interested, but registration is required, said Andrew Crocker, […]

Estimating forage will be topic of April 6 range webinar

COLLEGE STATION – “How Much Forage Do I Have?” will be the topic of the April 6 natural resources webinar conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit. The webinar is a part of the Texas Range Webinar Series scheduled the first Thursday of each month from noon to 1 […]

High Plains sorghum outlook outlined by AgriLife Extension specialists

AMARILLO – Producers may be concerned about planting sorghum this season, but several Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists said there are ways to prepare for upcoming issues and be profitable. During the Interstate 40 Sorghum Luncheon recently in Amarillo, producers heard the latest on managing sugarcane aphids, weed control and how it all figures […]

Sid Kyle Endowments announced at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION – Designation of two endowed positions in the Texas A&M University department of ecosystem science and management are the cornerstone for a new savanna research initiative. Dr. Tom Boutton, Regents Professor and Texas A&M AgriLife Senior Faculty Fellow in the department, has been awarded the Sid Kyle Endowed Chair in Arid and Semi-Arid […]