Texas Sheep and Goat Expo, annual field day schedules announced

SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San Angelo has announced the schedule for the Texas Sheep and Goat Expo and the 46th annual Sheep and Goat Field Day. The two events historically attract participants nationwide and are the country’s largest sheep and goat events, said Robert Pritz, AgriLife Extension […]

Singleton joins Dawson County as AgriLife Extension family, community health agent

LUBBOCK– Nicole Singleton will be joining the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service as a family and community health agent for Dawson County on July 1. Michael Clawson, District 2 extension administrator, will be her supervisor. “Nicole’s extensive experience working in an educational environment will make her a valuable addition to our team of agents,” said […]

‘Difficult Family Discussions’ workshop series underway in Lubbock

LUBBOCK — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering the summer 2019 workshop series, “Difficult Family Discussions,” to children ages 10-17 and their parents or legal guardians. The series is held in partnership with the Buckner Family Hope Center. Workshops run on select Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-noon at the center, located at 1510 South […]

AgriLife Extension 2019 alternative crop replanting guide now available online

LUBBOCK — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s 17th annual late-planting guide, “2019 Alternative Crop Options after Failed Cotton and Late-Season Crop Planting for the Texas South Plains,” is now available online at https://tinyurl.com/yybmpbbo. “The annual guide is a ‘first things’ approach to helping farmers who have lost crops or have been unable to plant,” […]

AgriLife Extension professional food manager certification training July 11-12 in Lubbock

LUBBOCK —The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering a professional food manager certification training course July 11-12 at the AgriLife Extension office for Lubbock County, 916 Main St., Suite 401. The course will run 8 a.m.-5 p.m, both days.  A $125 fee includes training materials and a national food manager certification examination. The food […]

Range, pasture management program set June 24 in Coleman

COLEMAN — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold a range and pasture management program from 5:15-9 p.m. June 24 at the Bill Franklin Center, located at the intersection of Fifth Ave. and Texas Highway 206 south of Coleman. Three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units are available for licensed pesticide applicators – […]

Range, brush program set for July 8 in Brown County

BROWNWOOD — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s  Brown County Range and Brush Program will be held July 8 at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 4206 U.S. Highway 377 S. in Brownwood. Registration will begin at 2:30 p.m., with the program running from 3-8 p.m. A meal will be provided. The fee is $35 with preregistration […]

Summer landscaping, irrigation program set June 29 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present Summer Landscaping and Irrigation 101 on June 29 from 9 a.m.-noon. The event is free and will take place at the Tom Green 4-H Center, 3168 N. U.S. Highway 67 in San Angelo. RSVP before June 24 to the  AgriLife Extension office for Tom […]

Maberry joins AgriLife Extension as family, community health agent for Jones County

SAN ANGELO — Kelli Maberry will join the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on June 17 as a family and community health agent for Jones County. “Kelli will make a great addition to AgriLife Extension in Jones County,” said Marty Gibbs, District 7 AgriLife Extension administrator, San Angelo. “She has over a decade of experience […]