Producer input needed for possible sore mouth pilot project in goats

SAN ANGELO – With sore mouth cases in goats reportedly on the rise, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center agencies in San Angelo will seek producer input on a possible study during a meeting March 1 at the center. The informational meeting, set for 2 p.m., is free and open to the public. The […]

Pecan grafting workshop set March 1 in Marshall

MARSHALL – A tree grafting program focusing on pecans is scheduled for March 1 in Marshall. The Pecan Grafting Workshop will feature Truman Lamb, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent, Anderson County.  The event will be held at 6 p.m. at the Harrison County AgriLife Extension office, 102 W. Houston St. […]

New pesticide applicator training set March 22 in Canyon

CANYON – A Pesticide Applicator Training, open to anyone wanting a private applicator license in the region, will be conducted March 22 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at the Kuhlman Extension Center, 200 N. Brown Road in Canyon. The training will begin at 9 a.m. with registration starting at 8:30 a.m. The training […]

Texas A&M University International Beef Academy to debut

COLLEGE STATION – Applications for the inaugural Texas A&M University International Beef Academy are being accepted. The academy, available exclusively online, will begin in September and continue through July 2019. “The International Beef Academy will offer an exclusive, customized and advanced learning experience tailored to the educational and professional needs of each participant,” said Dr. […]

Raising a Successful Livestock Guardian Dog Workshop set March 15 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO –  A workshop on bonding and starting livestock guardian dogs is set for March 15 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo. The program will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the center, located north of San Angelo on U.S. Highway 87. Individual registration is $15 by March […]

Texas Sheep and Goat Expo sets performance-oriented sheep, goat sale

SAN ANGELO – Plans are being made to conduct a second performance-oriented sheep and goat sale Aug. 18 immediately after the Texas Sheep and Goat Expo, organizers said. The expo, conducted by Texas A&M AgriLife, is billed as the state’s premier sheep and goat educational event, and is set Aug. 17-18 at the First Community […]

Texas’ auxin-specific training now valid in Oklahoma, New Mexico

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Department of Agriculture-approved auxin-specific herbicide training, developed by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and allied industries, has been reciprocally approved by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the New Mexico Department of Agriculture. “These approvals will allow producers who operate in multiple states to attend one training […]