Range, pasture management program set June 24 in Coleman

COLEMAN — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold a range and pasture management program from 5:15-9 p.m. June 24 at the Bill Franklin Center, located at the intersection of Fifth Ave. and Texas Highway 206 south of Coleman. Three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units are available for licensed pesticide applicators – […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report – June 11, 2019

AMARILLO – While rainfall is important for crop production, the amounts falling across the High Plains have negatively impacted row crops and agricultural operations, with potential effects extending into the summer growing season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist in Amarillo, said a significant amount of […]

Annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day set for June 25

EAGLE LAKE – The 45th annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. June 25 at the David R. Wintermann Rice Research Station on Farm-to-Market Road 102 just north of Eagle Lake. The field day will offer an opportunity for producers to tour the research station, making stops along the […]

Range, brush program set for July 8 in Brown County

BROWNWOOD — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s  Brown County Range and Brush Program will be held July 8 at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 4206 U.S. Highway 377 S. in Brownwood. Registration will begin at 2:30 p.m., with the program running from 3-8 p.m. A meal will be provided. The fee is $35 with preregistration […]

North Plains water district, AgriLife Extension promote cotton education

DUMAS – “Cotton & Conservation” is the title of a new series of videos being developed by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and North Plains Groundwater Conservation District. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist in Amarillo, said she is excited about this new partnership that will report on cotton development and irrigation conservation at […]

Rangeland nutrition, management program set June 21 in Silverton

SILVERTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Briscoe County will present the Early Summer Rangeland Nutrition and Management program June 21 in Silverton. The free event will be at the Happy State Bank Pioneer Room, 500 Main St., in the case of inclement weather. However, Mason Carter, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report – June 4, 2019

UVALDE – Harvest has been peachy so far for fruit producers this season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension fruit specialist, Uvalde, said late freezes, spring storms and heavy rains have not negatively affected most orchards and warm-season fruit varieties this season. Peach and blackberry producers around […]