Texas A&M Forest Service offers $17,500 in grant funds for Texas High Plains vegetative fuel breaks

The Texas A&M Forest Service wants landowners in the High Plains to know they may be eligible for funding that would assist in the creation of vegetative fuel breaks on private lands. Through Dec. 20, Texas A&M Forest Service will be accepting grant applications. The agency will reimburse each grant recipient up to $2,500 for […]

Farm Bill sessions scheduled for West Texas

Series kicks off Oct. 15 in Tom Green County The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has scheduled a series of informative Farm Bill sessions across West Texas over the next three months. “The focus of the meetings will be in updating program yields and choosing between Agricultural Risk Coverage, ARC, and Price Loss Coverage, PLC,” […]

Building Strong Families conference set Oct. 24 in Lubbock

Spanish sessions offered The 24th annual Building Strong Families Conference will be held on Oct. 24 at the Broadway Church of Christ, 1924 Broadway Ave., Lubbock. The conference will run from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., with registration and breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m. The cost is $12, which includes breakfast and lunch. Attendance is limited to […]

Holland joins AgriLife Extension as agent for Cochran County

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service hired David Holland as the new AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent for Cochran County. “I’m excited with the hiring of David as the AgriLife Extension agent in Cochran County,” said Michael Clawson, AgriLife Extension district administrator, Lubbock. “His maturity, work ethic and desire to help people will […]

Money talk for students set Oct. 17 at Howard Payne University

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding a workshop for students, Building Wealth on a Ramen Noodle Budget, on Oct. 17 at Howard Payne University, 1000 Fisk St. in Brownwood. This talk is part of the HPU Student Government Association’s Buzz Talk series.  The free event will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the […]

Howard County field day set Oct. 8 in Big Spring

BIG SPRING —  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Howard County Range Committee will hold a free Howard County field day on Oct.8 with a focus on brush control.  Registration for the program will begin at 8 a.m. Participants should meet at the G.C. Broughton Ag Complex, 2411 Echols St. in Big Spring.  Lunch […]

Birding the Hills set Oct. 7-11 in Hill Country

FREDERICKSBURG — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold a multi-day birding workshop Oct. 7-11 in Fredericksburg. “This is ideal for bird watchers and nature photographers,” said Emily Grant, AgriLife Extension agent, Val Verde County.  “Participants will engage with expert speakers and be able to observe birds on private land not previously open to the […]