Well owner network offers screening Nov. 5 in Mason

MASON — The Texas Well Owner Network invites Mason area residents to have their well water screened Nov. 5 in Mason. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Mason County, 505 Moody St. It is presented by AgriLife Extension and Texas Water Resources Institute in partnership […]

Incredible Edible Insect Event in San Antonio a ‘tasteful’ experience

SAN ANTONIO — More than 300 people attended the recent Incredible Edible Insect Event held in the culinary garden area of the San Antonio Botanical Garden. The event, which included a four-course tasting of foods made with insect-based ingredients,  was presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County in collaboration with the […]

Mill Creek partnership meeting Nov. 5 in Bellville to focus on rainwater harvesting

BELLVILLE — The Mill Creek Watershed Partnership will host a meeting focusing on rainwater harvesting from 6-7:15 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Austin County, 20 S. Holland St., Bellville. There is no cost to attend the program. Sign in and refreshments will be at 5:30 p.m. and the […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 7 in Lufkin

LUFKIN — A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Angelina County, 2201 S. Medford Drive in Lufkin. The “Well Educated” training is free and open to the public. Dr. Drew Gholson, AgriLife Extension program specialist and TWON […]

Urban riparian, stream restoration workshop set for Nov. 7 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 7 in San Antonio for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the area. The morning session of the Urban Stream Processes and Restoration Training workshop will be at the San Antonio […]

Lampasas River Watershed Partnership meeting Oct. 25 in Lampasas

LAMPASAS – Residents interested in the Lampasas River Watershed Protection Plan are invited to the Lampasas River Watershed Partnership meeting on Oct. 25. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau Building, 1793 U.S. Highway 281 in Lampasas. It is hosted by Texas A&M […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for Nov. 6 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 6 in San Antonio for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Medina River watershed. The workshop is free and open to the public. The morning […]

Yuan appointed Chair of Synthetic Biology and Renewable Products at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Joshua Yuan, professor in the department of plant pathology and microbiology at Texas A&M University and Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist, has been appointed as Chair of Synthetic Biology and Renewable Products. Dr. Clare Gill, interim executive associate dean for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M, made […]

Trash to Treasure event Oct. 20 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO  — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Tom Green County will host it’s Trash to Treasure event from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 20. Trash to Treasure is an event focusing on recycling, composting and vermiculture. The event will be held at Fort Concho – Living History Stable Classroom, 236 Henry […]

Shafer appointed interim department head for Texas A&M ag leadership, education and communication

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Scott Shafer has been appointed interim department head of agricultural leadership, education and communication at Texas A&M University in College Station. The announcement was made by Dr. Patrick Stover, vice chancellor for agriculture and life sciences at Texas A&M University and acting director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research. Shafer serves as […]