AgriLife Extension sets Pesticide Management and CEU Workshop Dec. 5 in Fort Stockton

FORT STOCKTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Pesticide Management and CEU Workshop from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Pecos County Civic Center, 1674 Airport Drive, Fort Stockton. “Our agency has made this a district-wide event, because it’s been so well-attended over the past several years,” said Raymond Quigg, […]

AgriLife Extension sets High Plains Ag Conference Dec. 8 in Lubbock

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the annual High Plains Ag Conference from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1294, Lubbock. “This program allows our region’s producers to catch up on the latest in the region’s crop news while […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 14, 2017

COLLEGE STATION – Consumers could see lower prices on holiday hams and turkeys this year, said Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist in College Station. Anderson said wholesale prices on whole turkeys and hams are below the five-year average. Wholesale hams are at 75 cents per pound compared to an 80-cent average over […]

Alumni receive awards at Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences banquet

COLLEGE STATION – Three former students were chosen for Outstanding Early Career Alumni awards, while four alumni were honored with Outstanding Alumni Awards during the recent Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Legacy and Leadership Banquet held at the Brazos County Expo in Bryan. Outstanding Early Career Alumni Award recipients were Bridget […]

Calf market trends, forage production highlight South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic

BRENHAM – Beef cattle producers from throughout the South Central Texas region learned more about producing calves that fit the current market as well as enhancing forage production throughout the year at the 46th South Central Texas Cow-Calf clinic in Brenham. The cow-clinic is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the beef […]

AgriLife Extension names new Terry County agent

BROWNFIELD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Geoff Cooper as the agency’s new agent for agriculture and natural resources in Terry County. The announcement naming Cooper to the post Oct. 30 was made by Terry County Judge J.D. Wagner and Michael Clawson, AgriLife Extension administrator at Lubbock. “Geoff is an excellent choice […]

Texas A&M scientists synthesize historical tick models to help curb the pest globally

COLLEGE STATION – The battle against fever ticks rages on, and a group of Texas A&M University and French National Institute for Agricultural Research scientists are doing their best to determine where the fray will head by synthesizing historical models for use in curbing the pest globally.                Texas A&M’s departments of wildlife and fisheries sciences […]