Subjects: All center issues/topics; Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences; Entomology. Locations: San Angelo, Ft. Stockton, Pecos, Lubbock

Aquatic ‘passenger pigeon’ shiner found swimming in the Rio Grande

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Kevin Conway is ecstatic. Conway, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research wildlife and fisheries scientist at College Station, is part of a joint team of researchers from Texas A&M University and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department who after years of searching, recently collected a rare fish from the Rio Grande. “The Rio […]

Multi-County Wheat Tour touts Big Country varietal plots

ABILENE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Multi-County Wheat Tour from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. May 5 at the Taylor County variety test plots. The test plots are located off  Texas Highway 351 on County Road 521, also known as Mesquite Lane. Robert Pritz, AgriLife Extension agent in Taylor County, said a […]

AgriLife Extension sets Backyard Basics series in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – Aspiring urban farmers can learn everything they need to get off to a good start at the upcoming Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Backyard Basics series this May in San Angelo. Allison Watkins, AgriLife Extension horticultural agent for Tom Green County, said all classes start at 6:30 p.m. at the Tom Green […]

AgriLife Extension sets April 18 Swisher County ag conference in Tulia

TULIA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Swisher County Spring Ag Conference and Noxious Weed District annual meeting April 18 in Tulia. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Swisher County Show Barns, 2.5 miles east of Tulia on Farm-to-Market Road 1318 and then a mile north on County Road […]

Water Conservation Seminar and Family Day set for April 29 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Concho Valley Master Gardeners will conduct a multi-faceted water conservation program from 10 a.m.-noon April 29 at The Bosque on the Concho, 330 S. Irving St. in San Angelo. The Water Conservation Seminar and Family Day, with the theme Get More Green With Less Blue, is […]

Dual agency rangeland conference set for May 12 in Kerrville

KERRVILLE – Texas A&M AgriLife and the U.S. Forest Service will conduct a conference called Strategic Supplementation Strategies to Enhance Texas Rangelands and Reduce Livestock Production Costs on May 12 in Kerrville. The day starts with check-in from 8:30-9:20 a.m. The program lasts until 3:45 p.m. The event will be at the YO Conference Center, […]

Concho, McCulloch counties set annual Millersview wheat tour for May 4

MILLERSVIEW – It’s wheat tour time and once again the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s long-running Concho/McCulloch County Wheat Tour, set for May 4, has a full slate of speakers. The day’s activities start with registration at 8 a.m., followed by the educational program at 8:30 a.m. in the Millersview Gymnasium, 12199 County Road 6009 […]

Training to earn private pesticide applicator license set May 5 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Tom Green County and Angelo State University’s department of agriculture will conduct a Private Pesticide Applicator Training May 5 in San Angelo. The training will start with registration at 12:30 p.m. followed by the program from 1-5 p.m. in Room 250 of the Vincent Nursing […]

AgriLife Extension sets April 27 aquaponics program in Coleman

COLEMAN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct an aquaponics program from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 27 in the Public Library Annex, located at 408 Commercial Ave. in Coleman. Michael Palmer, AgriLife Extension agent in Coleman County, said the program is for those interested in starting or refining a current aquaponics system. “Aquaponic […]