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‘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 […]

AgriLife Extension sets range, brush program July 6 in Brownwood

BROWNWOOD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Brown County Range and Brush Program July 6 at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 4206 U.S. Highway 377 South in Brownwood. Registration will start at 3:30 p.m. with the program following from 4-9 p.m. “Brush encroachment into our pastures continues to be an expensive problem […]

Texas Master Naturalist Program earns statewide honors

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Master Naturalist Program was honored with the Keep Texas Beautiful Civic Organization Award during that organization’s 50th annual meeting June 12-14 in San Antonio. A main goal of the conference is a time to “celebrate and recognize the achievements of youth and community leaders, civic groups, businesses and governments,” according […]

Texas Sheep and Goat Expo adds youth program

SAN ANGELO – The Texas Sheep and Goat Expo slated for Aug. 18-19 at San Angelo’s First Community Spur Arena has added a youth component. Billed as the largest, most comprehensive educational event of its kind, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-conducted expo addresses wool sheep, hair sheep, meat goats, club lambs and Angora goats. […]

Major sheep and goat educational events are fast approaching

SAN ANGELO – Officials said plans for the 2017 Texas Sheep and Goat Expo featuring new events are finalized. The statewide Texas A&M AgriLife event set for Aug. 18-19 in San Angelo is one of the largest sheep and goat programs in the world, particularly in the way it addresses different segments of the industry, […]

Land leasing, estate planning program set for June 27 in Sweetwater

SWEETWATER – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Ag Land Leasing and Estate Planning Program at 6 p.m. June 27 at the Roscoe STEM Center, 12822 N. Interstate Highway 20, Roscoe. “Our speaker will be Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, AgriLife Extension agricultural law specialist from Amarillo,” said Zach Wilcox, AgriLife Extension agent in […]

Predator Behavior Program set for June 26 in Sterling City

STERLING CITY – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a Predator Behavior Program at 9 a.m. June 26 in the Sterling County Community Center, 601 4th St. in Sterling City.                 “As can be surmised from the title, this program is a bit different than some of our other predator-related programs,” said Chad […]

AgriLife Extension sets Levelland cotton scout school June 1

LEVELLAND – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a free cotton bug scouting school June 1 in the Oil Room located on the South Plains College campus, 1401 S. College Ave. in Levelland. The day will open with registration at 8 a.m. followed by the program from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Organizers said the curriculum […]