Ledbetter takes home two honors from Texas A&M AgriLife Conference

COLLEGE STATION – Kay Ledbetter, communications specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Research based in Amarillo, was recognized with two prestigious Texas A&M AgriLife awards at a recent ceremony on the Texas A&M University campus. Ledbetter was presented Texas A&M AgriLife Research Director’s Infrastructure and Information Technology Staff Award. She was also presented a Collaboration team […]

Rolling Plains Applicator Training set for Jan. 22 in Burkburnett

BURKBURNETT – A Rolling Plains Applicator Training will be conducted Jan. 22 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Wichita County at the Wichita County Precinct 2 Shop, 102 W. College, Burkburnett. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The fee is $30 and covers lunch. Five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units – two […]

Llano Estacado Cotton Conference set for Jan. 29 in Muleshoe

MULESHOE – The multicounty Llano Estacado Cotton Conference will be hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Jan. 29 at the Bailey County Electric Cooperative, 610 East American Blvd., Muleshoe. The AgriLife Extension offices in Bailey and Parmer counties are collaborating to address the concerns of cotton producers in this area, according to […]

Abney hired as Texas A&M Gardens education coordinator/AgriLife Extension associate

COLLEGE STATION – Michelle Abney joined Texas A&M University on Jan. 7 as the new Texas A&M Leach Teaching Gardens education coordinator and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service associate in College Station. “We are thrilled to have such an experienced and enthusiastic educator join the Leach Teaching Gardens team,” said Dr. Patrick Stover, vice chancellor […]

Chemigation workshop set for Jan. 24

COLLEGE STATION —  A Jan. 24 workshop will cover the techniques and systems involved in chemigation — the practice of applying chemicals using an irrigation system. Chemigation is the practice of applying chemicals, such as pesticides or herbicides through an irrigation system. “Last summer, we got many questions from growers about chemigation,” said Charles Swanson, […]

One of the world’s largest sheep, goat educational events set for Aug. 16-17

SAN ANGELO – The fifth Texas Sheep and Goat Expo conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for Aug.16-17 in San Angelo’s 1st Community Federal Credit Union Spur Arena on the San Angelo Fairgrounds. The statewide event, billed as one of the largest sheep and goat industry educational programs  in the world, […]

Baker honored with Texas A&M AgriLife Research Director’s Award

COLLEGE STATION – Shannon Baker, a research associate with Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Amarillo, was recognized with the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Director’s Technical Staff Support Award on Jan. 8 at a ceremony on the Texas A&M University campus. The Research Director’s Awards seek to recognize and reward the achievements of individuals and teams […]