Online tool available for South Plains farmers facing farm bill decisions, Lubbock, Seminole meetings slated Aug. 28

Lubbock — South Plains farmers will soon be making another farm bill decision, and the Texas A&M Agricultural Food Policy Center has developed an online tool to assist producers in their decision-making process. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has arranged two meetings for Aug. 28 to explain how to use the online tool. Joe […]

46th annual AgriLife Research Sheep and Goat Field Day, AgriLife Extension Texas Sheep and Goat Expo held in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO —  The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San Angelo held their annual sheep and goat events over the weekend, attracting over 300 participants.  Sheep and Goat Field Day The morning of Aug. 16, the 46th Sheep and Goat Field Day was held at the center. Attendees toured the center and […]

Central Texas cow, calf clinic set Sept. 18 in Lampasas 

LAMPASAS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a cow and calf clinic Sept. 18 in Lampasas. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. with registration and refreshments; presentations will run from 9 a.m.-noon.  The event is presented by the AgriLife Extension offices of Burnet and Lampasas counties, and will be held at the […]

Registration open for Fall Landscaping Symposium set Sept. 7 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Concho Valley Master Gardeners annual Fall Landscaping Symposium is just three weeks away and registration is now open. The eighth annual event will be held Sept. 7 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 7887 N. U.S. Highway 87 in San Angelo. Refreshments and […]

Far West Texas forage workshops with CEUs slated Aug. 22-23

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering a series of five forage workshops in far West Texas Aug. 22-23.  The cost is $20 per meeting, and three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be available – one in laws and regulations, one in integrated pest management and one general. Dr. […]

Small grains meeting set Aug. 28 in Muleshoe

MULESHOE — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding a small grains meeting Aug. 28 at Bailey County Electric Cooperative, 610 E. American Blvd., Muleshoe. The event will begin at noon with registration; cost is $10. A pizza lunch will be served. There will be two general Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education […]

Anthrax a growing concern as Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory confirms 20th case

SAN ANGELO — Anthrax continues to be a growing concern in Texas, especially through the “anthrax triangle” region, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist.  The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, has now confirmed 20 positive cases of anthrax in animals, the Texas Animal Health Commission announced in their fifth situational […]

Prescribed burn workshop slated for Aug. 29 at Stark Ranch

GAINESVILLE — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Noble Research Institute will host a free Growing Season Prescribed Burn Workshop on Aug. 29. There may be a possible date change to Aug. 30, pending weather conditions being more suitable for a prescribed fire.  The event will start at 9 a.m. at the Stark Ranch; […]

Edwards named AgriLife Extension Better Living for Texans educator for Lubbock County

LUBBOCK — Cory Edwards has rejoined the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service as the Better Living for Texans educator for Lubbock County. “Cory’s extensive background in education and working with families will benefit her tremendously in her new position,” said Michael Clawson, AgriLife Extension district administrator, Lubbock. “She has the added benefit of being a […]