AgriLife Extension, NFPA offer tips on grilling safety

COLLEGE STATION – The Memorial Day weekend is often considered the unofficial beginning of grilling season, and a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert and a fire protection organization have some advice on outdoor grilling safety. “While grilling is an enjoyable seasonal outdoor activity, people need to be aware of its potential dangers,” said Joyce […]

Community Planning for Hazards workshop slated for June 4-5 in La Marque

LA MARQUE – The Texas Citizen Planner initiative will present the Community Planning for Hazards: Training for Local Officials workshop June 4-5 in La Marque. The workshop will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 4 and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 5 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Galveston County, 4102-B Main […]

Water resources institute to host training on implementing watershed plans June 4 in Austin

AUSTIN -The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host its Implementing Watershed Plans Training June 4 in Austin for watershed coordinators and water and natural resource professionals. The training is from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, 12100 35 Park Circle, Building B, Room B201A. Nathan Glavy, TWRI’s extension program […]

Water resources institute to host urban best management training May 30

DALLAS — The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host an Urban Best Management Practices for Watershed Planning Training May 30 in Dallas for watershed coordinators and water professionals. The training will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas, 17360 Coit Road. Coordinators said the […]

Water quality training May 21 in Jasper will focus on lower Neches River

JASPER – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Neches River will be held from 1-5 p.m. May 21 in Jasper. The workshop will be held at the Jasper County Courthouse Annex, 271 E. Lamar St. It will be presented by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil […]

Quadros joins AgriLife Research in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO — Dr. Danilo “Dan” Quadros has been hired as a postdoctoral research associate for Texas A&M AgriLife Research, San Angelo. He will be working with Dr. Travis Whitney, AgriLife Research livestock nutritionist, San Angelo. “The Texas A&M University System, through the AgriLife system, is recognized worldwide for its cutting-edge research and the quality […]

TBA golf tourney raises $20,000-plus for 4-H Youth Development Foundation

AUSTIN — Texas Bankers Association, or TBA, through sponsorship of First Financial Bank based in Abilene, raised more than $20,000 for the Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation through its annual golf tournament earlier this month. Each year more than 100 bankers and sponsors play in the tournament as part of their annual conference, which was […]

AgriLife Research, TPWD hold sheep, goat workshop in Sonora

SONORA – Texas A&M AgriLife Research recently held a two-day sheep and goat workshop in collaboration with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The workshop was held at the Sonora station, which is part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo. It helped create a dialogue between the state agencies […]