Study abroad trip to Costa Rica leads to new king cricket species discovery

A group of four Texas A&M Department of Entomology undergraduate students took their knowledge from the classroom and put it to use in discovering a new species of king cricket during a recent study abroad trip to Costa Rica. Under the guidance of Hojun Song, Ph.D., associate professor for entomology, students Steven Richardson, Travis Trimm, […]

Water quality training Nov. 7 in Decatur to focus on Eagle Mountain Lake watershed

A joint event, including a Texas Watershed Steward workshop and Eagle Mountain Watershed stakeholder meeting, will be held from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov.7 in Decatur. The event will be at the Decatur Conference Center, 2010 U.S. Highway 380. It will present information on water quality and watershed management in Texas and in the Eagle Mountain […]

AgriLife Extension to host Western Anadarko Energy Conference Oct. 8 in Canadian

The second annual Texas A&M AgriLife Western Anadarko Energy Conference will be held Oct. 8 in the Jones Pavilion, 1101 N. 6th St., Canadian. “This event is particularly important due to the difficult markets and declining value of the oil and natural gas resources,” said Andy Holloway, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural […]

Private water well screening set for Oct. 15 in Orange

The Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, is hosting a water well screening Oct. 15 in Orange to give area residents whose water wells flooded from the recent rains the opportunity to have their well water screened. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Orange County, […]

Howard County field day set Oct. 8 in Big Spring

BIG SPRING —  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Howard County Range Committee will hold a free Howard County field day on Oct.8 with a focus on brush control.  Registration for the program will begin at 8 a.m. Participants should meet at the G.C. Broughton Ag Complex, 2411 Echols St. in Big Spring.  Lunch […]

Birding the Hills set Oct. 7-11 in Hill Country

FREDERICKSBURG — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold a multi-day birding workshop Oct. 7-11 in Fredericksburg. “This is ideal for bird watchers and nature photographers,” said Emily Grant, AgriLife Extension agent, Val Verde County.  “Participants will engage with expert speakers and be able to observe birds on private land not previously open to the […]