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 […]

AgriLife Extension, Concho Valley Master Gardeners fall symposium set Sept. 7

SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Concho Valley Master Gardeners have announced their Fall Landscaping Symposium date, topics and speakers. 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. The program will run from […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report — May 29, 2019

COLLEGE STATION – Prices on traditional summertime grilling meats are sliding following Memorial Day, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. David Anderson, AgriLife Extension economist, College Station, said most meat prices experienced their standard increases as demand ramped up heading into the first summertime holiday. But one wild card – pork […]

Jones joins AgriLife Extension as family, community health agent in Burnet County

SAN ANGELO — London Jones has joined Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service as a family and community health agent for Burnet County. “London will make a great addition to the Burnet County AgriLife Extension staff, with a strong academic background in nutrition and experience as a student intern,” said Marty Gibbs, District 7 AgriLife Extension […]