Field day opens Temple research center to the public

TEMPLE – The first field day at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Temple and U.S. Department of Agriculture Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory in more than 30 years allowed public access to ongoing research and the scientists. Around 75 attendees toured the 600-acre facility to hear presentations by Texas A&M […]

East Texas Horticultural Field Day in Overton June 29 to feature hundreds of ornamental varieties

OVERTON – The 2017 East Texas Horticultural Field Day will feature more than 500 ornamental plant and vegetable trial varieties for public viewing, along with presentations by experts at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton. The event, slated for June 29, will be held rain or shine. Gardeners, professional landscape managers […]

Wild pig management workshop set for April 26 in Lampasas

LAMPASAS – Texas A&M AgriLife will conduct a Wild Pig Management workshop for area landowners and the public April 26 in Lampasas. The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. at the Grace Fellowship Church, 2974 S. U.S. Highway 281. It is is a joint effort among Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, […]

Produce safety course set for April 28 in Overton

OVERTON – A produce safety course will be at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3053 N. in Overton on April 28. The course will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $100 for individuals, couples from the same household or co-workers from the […]

Learn to burn at prescribed fire workshop April 21 in Canton

CANTON – A workshop focused on prescribed burning will be April 21 in Canton. The event, co-sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M Forest Service and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will begin with registration at 8 a.m. at the Van Zandt County Farm Bureau, 281 E. Texas Highway 243. Cost […]

Mosquito control workshop set for April 7 in Tyler

TYLER – A vector management workshop for city and municipal personnel will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7 at the R.B. Hubbard Center, 304 E. Ferguson St. in Tyler. There is no charge to register, and lunch is provided. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service workshop is designed to train city and […]

TCU ranch management students visit Texas A&M AgriLife center in Overton

OVERTON – Future ranchers and ranch managers enrolled in the Texas Christian University Ranch Management program recently visited the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton to talk with experts and learn about the resources available to them around the state. Jason Faubion, the program’s assistant director, Fort Worth, said the program is […]

Wildlife management planning event in Greenville April 7

GREENVILLE – A program for landowners hoping to utilize wildlife management tax exemptions on property will be April 7 at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center, 5501 Business Highway 69 S., Greenville. The program cost is $25 per individual and $40 for couples from the same household. Attendees must preregister and submit payment by March 30. […]

Rainwater harvesting program set March 30 in Copperas Cove

COPPERAS COVE –  A Rainwater Harvesting for Homeowners program will be held from 6-8 p.m. March 30 in Copperas Cove. The class will be at the Copperas Cove Public Library, located at 501 S. Main St. The program is a collaborative effort among Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, the Lampasas […]

Southern States Forage Conference set March 31 in Texarkana

TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS – The Southern States Forage Conference is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 31 at the Four States Fairgrounds Fine Arts Building, 3700 E. 50th St., Texarkana, Arkansas. The event is a collaboration between the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Louisiana State University Ag Center; Oklahoma State University; and […]