Water well owner training set for Aug. 8 in Lampasas

LAMPASAS — A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau, 1793 N. U.S. Highway 281 in Lampasas. The “Well Educated” training is free and open to the public. Joel Pigg, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and TWON coordinator, College […]

Texas Water Resources Institute to host watershed roundtable Aug. 6 in Dallas

DALLAS — The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a Texas watershed coordinator roundtable Aug. 6 in Dallas for water and natural resource professionals. The free event will be from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 17360 Coit Road. The training is part of TWRI’s Texas Watershed […]

Irrigation management program slated for July 16 in Monte Alto

MONTE ALTO – An educational program focused on improving efficiency within irrigation districts and farms in the Rio Grande Valley will be presented from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. July 16 in Monte Alto. The program is free, but attendees are required to preregister at http://twri.tamu.edu/irrigation by July 8. It is designed for irrigation district managers, board […]

Texas Watershed Planning Program reaches watershed coordinators statewide

COLLEGE STATION – Water quality in Texas begins in its watersheds, and the Texas Water Resource Institute, or TWRI, has benefited hundreds of communities around the state by training regional watershed coordinators and other professionals through its Texas Watershed Planning Program. The TWRI is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M AgriLife Research […]

AgriLife Research scientists investigate mysteries of puberty in young female cattle

BEEVILLE – Uncovering the mysteries of puberty in young female cattle has been the focal point of career research for Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists Drs. Gary Williams and Rodolfo Cardoso. Now, the two researchers have come to the conclusion that puberty is not only affected in the months prior to, but also events during […]

Well water screening opportunity set for May 14 in Refugio

REFUGIO — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a well water screening May 14 in Refugio to give area residents the opportunity to have their well water evaluated. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office at 414B N. Alamo St. A meeting explaining screening results will […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for May 1 in Baytown

BAYTOWN – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a free Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 1 in Baytown. The workshop is intended for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in Chambers County and surrounding counties in the Cedar and Double Bayou watersheds. The […]

Water quality training May 22 in Lufkin will focus on area water resources

LUFKIN – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the La Nana Bayou, Angelina and middle Neches Rivers will be held from 8 a.m.-noon on May 22. The workshop will be held at The Silo, 206 E. Groesbeck Ave. in Lufkin. It will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

Private water well screening set May 13 in Victoria

VICTORIA — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a water well screening for area residents May 13 in Victoria. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Victoria County, 528 Waco Circle. A meeting explaining screening results will be at 1:30 p.m. May 14 at the […]

Texas A&M AgriLife Research donates hibiscus plants to help beautify Vernon

VERNON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Vernon, through a joint effort with Vernon’s Chamber of Commerce and the Tourism and Main Street Program, recently donated approximately 500 hibiscus plants to local organizations and businesses. These hardy hibiscus flowers were developed by world-renowned plant scientist Dr. Dariusz Malinowski, according to Lileen […]