31st annual Texas Plant Protection Conference to be held Dec. 10-11 in Bryan

Artificial Intelligence’s Impact on Texas Agriculture will be the focus of the conference The 31st annual Texas Plant Protection Conference will be held Dec. 10-11 in Bryan, with this year’s focus being on the impact of artificial intelligence, or AI, on Texas agriculture.  The event will be held at The Brazos Center, 3232 Briarcrest Drive, […]

Millions of monarch butterflies killed on Texas highways

Texas A&M works to protect monarchs on Texas roads, and they need your help Monarch butterflies are moving south through Texas on their annual autumn migration to overwintering sites in Central Mexico, but millions die in collisions with vehicles while flying low across Texas highways. Monarch numbers have declined about 82% over the last 23 […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 19 in Lincoln

A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lincoln Community Hall, 1066 Main St. in Lincoln. Well Educated training is free and open to the public. Joel Pigg, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and TWON coordinator, College Station, said the program is […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 14 in Groesbeck

A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 1–5 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Limestone County Courthouse, 200 W. State St. in Groesbeck. 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 Station, said the TWON […]

Public invited to meeting on water quality of Neches River tributaries

The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Angelina and Neches River Authority will host a meeting Nov. 22 in Lufkin for anyone interested in water quality impairments in Jack, Cedar, Hurricane and Biloxi creeks, tributaries of the Neches River below Lake Palestine. The meeting will be at 10 […]

New online, interactive atlas gives comprehensive view of Texas quail decline

The Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, or NRI, has recently published the Texas Quail Atlas, a free online resource and the newest “story map” to be developed by the institute. The online atlas was developed as a collaborative effort of the Reversing the Decline of Quail in Texas Initiative and the NRI Geospatial Analysis Team. […]

Public invited to water quality meetings in Woodville, Jasper

TWRI 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. The meetings are the first in a series with local stakeholders to address water quality impairments in Sandy Creek and Wolf Creek. Lucas Gregory, Ph.D., TWRI senior research scientist, College […]

Painter new AgriLife Extension agent for Shackleford County

Starting Nov. 11, Kloey Cargill Painter will be the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent for Shackleford County.  “We are excited to have Kloey as the Shackelford County agent,” said Marty Gibbs, District 7 AgriLife Extension administrator, San Angelo. “Her experiences in Brewster, Jeff Davis and Throckmorton counties will be invaluable […]

Land and Livestock Workshop set Nov. 21 in Comstock

Topics to include wild pigs, post-anthrax deer management The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a multi-county land and livestock program on Nov. 21 in Comstock.  Presented by the AgriLife Extension offices of Terrell and Val Verde counties, the event will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., with registration at 9:30 a.m. It will be […]

Water quality training to be offered Nov. 19 in Georgetown

Texas Watershed Steward program will focus on Lake Granger, San Gabriel River A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to Lake Granger and the San Gabriel River will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Nov. 19 in Georgetown. The workshop will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Williamson County, […]