College degree with winemaking certificate new option at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION — College students at Texas A&M University may tack on a new, official certification to their degrees – winemaking. The Enology Certificate program will begin in the fall and offer 15 hours of concentrated study in viticulture, pre- and post-fermentation winemaking processes, wine etiquette and sensory evaluation, according to Dr. Andreea Botezatu, Texas […]

AgriLife Extension sets April 18 Swisher County ag conference in Tulia

TULIA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Swisher County Spring Ag Conference and Noxious Weed District annual meeting April 18 in Tulia. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Swisher County Show Barns, 2.5 miles east of Tulia on Farm-to-Market Road 1318 and then a mile north on County Road […]

Dual agency rangeland conference set for May 12 in Kerrville

KERRVILLE – Texas A&M AgriLife and the U.S. Forest Service will conduct a conference called Strategic Supplementation Strategies to Enhance Texas Rangelands and Reduce Livestock Production Costs on May 12 in Kerrville. The day starts with check-in from 8:30-9:20 a.m. The program lasts until 3:45 p.m. The event will be at the YO Conference Center, […]

Shared agriculture, wildlife, natural resources program set for April 28 in Brackettville

BRACKETTVILLE—The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Kinney County will present a shared program with other agriculture- and natural resources-related agencies April 28 Brackettville. The program will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kinney County Civic Center, 200 E. Spring St.  The cost is $10 per person and includes lunch. Two Texas […]

Concho, McCulloch counties set annual Millersview wheat tour for May 4

MILLERSVIEW – It’s wheat tour time and once again the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s long-running Concho/McCulloch County Wheat Tour, set for May 4, has a full slate of speakers. The day’s activities start with registration at 8 a.m., followed by the educational program at 8:30 a.m. in the Millersview Gymnasium, 12199 County Road 6009 […]

Citrus grower education program slated for May 9 in Mission

MISSION – An educational program for Rio Grande Valley citrus growers on the practical aspects of new water conservation technologies will be held from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 9 at the Lone Star Citrus Growers headquarters, 9625 N. Moorefield Road, Mission. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the citrus growers’ packing house. The program […]