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.

AgriLife ‘Top Picks’ offered as wheat producers gear up for new wheat crop

AMARILLO – Planted wheat acres were down in 2018-2019 in the Texas Panhandle, but it was still a learning year, according to experts with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M AgriLife Research. It offered a mixed bag of conditions with record wheat yields, waterlogged fields resulting in reduced yields and shriveled, low […]

Wheatheart Wheat Conference set Aug. 8 in Perryton

PERRYTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host the 21st annual Wheatheart Wheat Conference on Aug. 8 at the Ochiltree County Expo Center, 402 Expo Drive in Perryton. “All area wheat producers are invited to attend,” said Scott Strawn, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent for Ochiltree County. The program is co-hosted […]