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Results in from 2017-18 AgriLife Angora goat test

SONORA – Results are in and tabulated from the recently completed Texas A&M AgriLife 2017-2018 Angora Goat Performance Test. The 148-day test is conducted at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Station at Sonora. Carlon Stapper of Ozona had the test’s highest indexing goat, with James Schunke of Goldthwaite having the second-highest indexing animal, said Dr. […]

AgriLife Extension sets Rancher Roundtable: Partners in Prescribed Burning Sept. 12-13 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Rancher Roundtable: Partners in Prescribed Burning on Sept. 12-13  at San Angelo. Activities Sept. 12 take place from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Tom Green County 4-H Building, 3168 N. U.S. Highway 67 and on Sept. 13 from 7 a.m. – […]

AgriLife Extension sets Concho Valley Wild Pig Management Workshop Sept. 12 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Concho Valley Wild Pig Management Workshop on Sept. 12 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo. The center is located north of town on U.S. Highway 87. The free multi-county workshop opens at 8:30 a.m. with registration, followed […]

AgriLife Extension sets free farm bill workshop Aug. 28-29 at Lubbock

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a free two-day workshop at Lubbock that will cover the basics and options related to the new seed cotton addition to the current Farm Bill. The event runs from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Aug. 28-29 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center.   […]

AgriLife Extension sets Callahan County Range Field Day for Sept. 18

BAIRD – Noxious plant control, water development and fencing are all on tap for the Callahan County Range Field Day to be conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Sept. 18 in Baird. The field day opens with registration at 8:30 a.m. followed by the program from 9 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Individual registration is […]

Consignments grow for AgriLife Texas Sheep and Goat Performance Sale event in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – Plans are finalized and consignment numbers are up for the Texas A&M AgriLife Texas Sheep and Goat Performance Sale Aug. 18 immediately after the Texas Sheep and Goat Expo, organizers said. The expo, conducted by Texas A&M AgriLife, and billed as the state’s premier sheep and goat educational event, is set Aug. […]

AgriLife Extension sets multi-county Grazing and Nutrition Workshop in Sonora

SONORA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the multi-county Grazing and Nutrition Workshop beginning at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 29 at the Sutton County Civic Center, 1700 N. Crockett Ave. in Sonora.   The event is being offered by the AgriLife Extension offices in Sutton, Edwards and Crockett counties, said Pascual Hernandez, AgriLife […]

AgriLife Extension sets Landscaping in Drought seminar series in August

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct Landscaping in Drought, a three-part seminar series for homeowners, Aug. 16, Aug. 23 and Aug. 30 in San Angelo. The three Thursday programs will be from 6-7 p.m. in the Stephens Central Library Community Room, 33 W. Beauregard Ave. Individual registration is $10 per […]

AgriLife Extension names two South Plains county agents

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service announced two new staff changes within the agency’s 20-county South Plains District headquartered in Lubbock.                Kyle Howard is the new AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Lamb County, and Nancy Trevino-Schafer is the agency’s youth development agent in Lubbock County, a new position for the […]

AgriLife Extension announces West Texas personnel changes

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has announced three new hires within the agency’s 23-county West Central District, the district’s administrator said. Dr. Whitney Whitworth, Llano County; Staci Winders, Nolan County; and Kailey Miller, San Saba County will join their respective AgriLife Extension offices as family and community health agents. Marty Gibbs, […]