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Raising a Successful Livestock Guardian Dog Workshop set March 15 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO –  A workshop on bonding and starting livestock guardian dogs is set for March 15 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo. The program will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the center, located north of San Angelo on U.S. Highway 87. Individual registration is $15 by March […]

Texas Sheep and Goat Expo sets performance-oriented sheep, goat sale

SAN ANGELO – Plans are being made to conduct a second performance-oriented sheep and goat sale Aug. 18 immediately after the Texas Sheep and Goat Expo, organizers said. The expo, conducted by Texas A&M AgriLife, is billed as the state’s premier sheep and goat educational event, and is set Aug. 17-18 at the First Community […]

AgriLife Extension sets three profitability workshops in Lubbock beginning Feb. 13

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has set three crop profitability workshops — one per month starting Feb. 13, the program’s coordinator said. “All of the workshops will have the same curriculum and will begin at 9 a.m. in the classroom of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock,” said […]

New AgriLife Extension statewide cotton pest management guide is now available

LUBBOCK – Entomologists with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service have just released a new statewide guide on managing cotton insect pests, said one of its authors. Dr. Suhas Vyavhare, AgriLife Extension cotton entomologist at Lubbock, said The Cotton Insect Management Guide can be accessed online at http://bit.ly/2GZi5sI or can be downloaded free from the AgriLife […]

Castro County Crop Conference set Feb. 15 in Dimmitt

DIMMITT – A reflection on the 2017 crop year and an idea exchange for 2018 will highlight the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Castro County Crop Conference set from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Castro County Expo Building, 403 S.E. 4th St., Dimmitt. Individual registration is $10 and will include lunch. For more […]

AgriLife Extension’s Permian Basin Cotton Conference set March 1 in Big Spring

BIG SPRING – The Permian Basin Cotton Conference, a multi-county event conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is set from 8 a.m.-noon March 1 at the G.C. Broughton Jr. Ag Complex, Big Spring. The complex is located on the Howard College campus at 2411 Echols Drive. Counties involved with the conference and accompanying […]

Once more and done, QuailMasters sets final run registration

SAN ANGELO — QuailMasters 2018 has opened registration for its final run, it’s founder said. The series, co-sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Wildlife Association, starts in April. The series is an intensive, hands-on training designed to introduce participants to the best quail habitat in Texas, thus making them “masters” […]

Registration open for Texas Brigades summer youth camps

SAN ANGELO – The Texas Brigades, a series of seven youth leadership camps centered around various wildlife and natural resource subjects, are open for registration, organizers said. Dr. Dale Rollins, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service wildlife specialist at San Angelo and the camps’ founder, said applications are now being accepted, but must be in by […]

Mark calendars now for Bennett Trust Land Stewardship Conference in San Angelo May 3-4

SAN ANGELO – Organizers urge those with a passion for proper land management of the Edwards Plateau region to mark their calendars May 3-4 for the Bennett Trust Land Stewardship Conference at the McNease Convention Center, 501 Rio Concho Drive in San Angelo. “This conference occurs each spring at different locations, but this is the […]

Myra Marsh receives AgriLife Extension Superior Service Award

BRYAN – Myra Marsh, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service administrative associate III at San Angelo, has been awarded the Superior Service Award in the office support category-state and district level. Superior Service Awards recognize AgriLife Extension faculty and staff members who provide outstanding performance in AgriLife Extension education or other outstanding service to the organization […]