Texas A&M AgriLife experts on tax-free holiday: Choose wisely

DALLAS – A state tax-free holiday on “water-efficient products” from May 27-29 includes all plants, trees and grasses for non-commercial shoppers, according to the Texas Comptroller’s Office. Texas A&M AgriLife Research horticulturists urge residents to be vigilant in selecting plant life that conserves water resources. “We know a good number of plant species out there […]

Program on land, water stewardship in Leon River watershed set for June 8 in Gatesville

GATESVILLE–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 8 in Gatesville for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Leon River watershed. The morning session will be at the Gatesville Civic Center, 301 Veterans Memorial Drive. The afternoon session will […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for June 1 in Wimberley

WIMBERLEY–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 1 in Wimberley for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Blanco River and Cypress Creek watershed areas. The morning session will be at the Johnson Hall at the Wimberley […]

AgriLife Extension promoting hurricane preparation for livestock, equine owners

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts have produced videos and publications to help ranchers and other horse and/or livestock owners prepare for a hurricane. “The week of May 7-13 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week and AgriLife Extension is helping promote it by reminding Texans to be mindful of what they need to […]

AgriLife Extension helping promote National Hurricane Awareness Week in Texas

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is helping promote National Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 7-13. “The idea behind the week is to help keep hurricane safety education in mind prior to the start of the 2017 hurricane season, which will begin June 1,” said Dr. Andy Vestal, AgriLife Extension specialist — emergency […]

Institute to hold May meetings on improving Cibolo Creek water quality

MARION – The Texas Water Resources Institute will host two May meetings related to water quality improvements of the mid and lower Cibolo Creek watershed. The institute is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service  and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University. Coordinators said the meetings […]