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

West Texas cotton producers should be on the lookout for bollworms

LUBBOCK – A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist is advising West Texas cotton farmers to remain vigilant in their hunt for bollworms. “I haven’t come across any significant bollworm activity in the region yet,” said Dr. Suhas Vyavhare of Lubbock. “But blooming cotton coupled with new growth following recent rains in our area makes […]

Texas Section Society for Range Management sets Oct. 11-13 annual meeting in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – Plans are fast coming together for the Texas Section Society for Range Management annual meeting Oct. 11-13 in San Angelo and organizers urge members and prospective members to mark their calendar for the statewide event. Activities will center around the San Angelo’s McNease Convention Center, 501 Rio Concho Drive with the nearby […]

Texas A&M entomologist hot on the trail to stop global locust devastation

COLLEGE STATION – From time immemorial, man has suffered from the devastation wrought by locust swarms of biblical proportions often visited on those least able to weather the plagues. But now a Texas A&M University entomologist at College Station with a passion for helping humanity is hot on the trail of pinpointing the cause that […]

AgriLife Extension sets range program in Coleman July 27

COLEMAN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Coleman County Range, Pasture Herbicide Update and Prescribed Burn Program beginning with registration at 6:15 p.m. July 27 at the Bill Franklin Center in Coleman. The center is at 13152 State Highway 206. “This will be a very timely and topical program, and its […]

AgriLife Extension sets White-tailed Deer Summit Aug. 3 in Abilene

ABILENE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Taylor County will conduct the White-tailed Deer Summit Aug. 3 in Big Country Hall, Abilene. Big Country Hall is next to the AgriLife Extension offices on the grounds of the Taylor County Expo Center, 1982 Lytle Way. The event will consist of two sessions: Session 1, […]

Turf, landscape, pollinator ‘come and go’ event set for July 8 in Lubbock

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Tech University department of plant and soil science invite the public to the Turf, Landscape and Pollinator Research Open House from 8 a.m.-noon July 8 at the Quaker Research Farm, Second Street and Quaker Avenue in Lubbock. Signs will be posted near Fourth Street […]

Premier ram sale will wrap up AgriLife’s Texas Sheep and Goat Expo Aug. 18-19 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – The Texas Sheep and Goat Expo in San Angelo will add another first to its growing list of new features with the addition of a performance-tested ram sale featuring top registered Rambouillet and Katahdin rams offered at auction at 2 p.m. Aug. 19. Texas A&M AgriLife organizers said the ram sale will […]

‘Flame and Fortune,’ AgriLife Extension offers Prescribed Burn School July 13-14 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Prescribed Burn School July 13-14 in San Angelo.               The July 13 classroom instruction will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center located north of San Angelo on U.S. Highway 87.                 The July 14 activities, an […]

AgriLife Extension announces new 2017 crop hail-out and replant guide

LUBBOCK – The latest Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service crop hail-damage assessment and replant guide is now available, said its author.   Dr. Calvin Trostle, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist at Lubbock, said Texas farmers in the Lubbock and South Plains region regularly face the risk of hailed-out crops this time of year.  When […]

AgriLife Extension’s Schleicher County 4-H team takes national wool judging title

SONORA – The Schleicher County 4-H senior wool judging team won the 57th National 4-H Wool Judging Contest in Sonora recently with a combined score of 1,809 points. The contest and its sister competition, the 17th annual FFA Wool Judging Contest, highlighted the 80th annual Sonora Wool and Mohair Show June 13-15. Winning Schleicher County […]