Master Marketer workshop in Lubbock rapidly filling

LUBBOCK – A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Master Marketer program is scheduled January through March at the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Services Auditorium, 3810 4th St. in Lubbock. Master Marketer is a national, award-winning, risk-management educational program where participants learn how to develop marketing plans, evaluate marketing alternatives, manage production and price risk, […]

Neely new president of Texas Plant Protection Association

BRYAN – Dr. Clark Neely, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small grain specialist in College Station, has been announced as the new president of the Texas Plant Protection Association at the annual conference held recently in Bryan. Neely became the new association president after Dr. Kranthi Mandadi, Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist at Weslaco, who […]

AgriLife economist: 2019 to offer marketing opportunities for wheat producers

AMARILLO – Texas wheat producers may have an opportunity to see higher prices and higher yields in 2019, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service grain marketing economist. Dr. Mark Welch, College Station, who spoke at the recent Texas Wheat Producers Symposium, said producers need to be ready to lock in a rate that […]

Winter silage program Dec. 18 in Dublin

DUBLIN – A winter silage program Dec. 18 in Dublin will cover a variety of topics related to silage production. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dublin Rotary Building, 136 E. Blackjack St. Admission is free and open to the public, but an RSVP […]

Precision nutrition to play key role in future needs of growing Texas

COLLEGE STATION – The vice chancellor of Texas A&M AgriLife and director of the state’s premier agricultural research agency said precision nutrition and responsive agriculture will play key roles in meeting the future health and dietary needs of a quickly expanding Texas population. Dr. Patrick Stover, director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, told attendees at […]

Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences banquet awards seven alumni for outstanding achievements

COLLEGE STATION – Three Outstanding Early Career Alumni awards and four Outstanding Alumni awards were given recently at the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Legacy and Leadership Banquet held at the Brazos County Expo in Bryan. The awards recognize former students who have exhibited leadership, career and public service activities. These […]

Preparing for spring planting, CEU ‘shootout’ program set Dec. 18 in Leming

LEMING – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Atascosa County, in collaboration with the Atascosa Cattlemen’s Association, will present the Preparing for Next Spring on the Farm and Ranch and CEU Shootout program Dec. 18 in Leming. The program will be held at the AgriLife Extension office for Atascosa County, 25 E. 5th St. […]

Innovative tool will let landowners easily report wild pig activity, damage

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, NRI, encourages landowners to report wild pig sightings and damage using a new first-of-its-kind online tool. “Landowners throughout Texas are constantly seeing wild pigs and their damage,” said Dr. Jim Cathey, associate director of the NRI. “Unfortunately, until now, we didn’t have a good method of […]

Winter Livestock Forage Program set for Dec. 13 in Coleman

COLEMAN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Winter Livestock Forage Program is set for Dec. 13 in the Tillman Room of the Coleman Library Annex, 408 Commercial St. in Coleman. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the program starting at 6 p.m. The program will feature a variety of topics of interest to […]