Prescribed burn workshop slated for Aug. 29 at Stark Ranch

GAINESVILLE — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Noble Research Institute will host a free Growing Season Prescribed Burn Workshop on Aug. 29. There may be a possible date change to Aug. 30, pending weather conditions being more suitable for a prescribed fire.  The event will start at 9 a.m. at the Stark Ranch; […]

Patch burn grazing workshop set Sept. 17-18 in Decatur

DECATUR– The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Great Plains Fire Science Exchange will host a patch burn grazing workshop Sept. 17-18. Patch burn grazing is the application of prescribed fire to grasslands in order to focus livestock grazing on a specific area. The objective is to increase plant diversity and structure to benefit wildlife […]

Stewart Hohensee joins Texas A&M AgriLife in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – Stewart Hohensee has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center staff at San Angelo as a Texas A&M AgriLife Research associate in the agronomy and ecosystem management programs. Hohensee will be working with San Angelo’s Dr. Morgan Treadwell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service range specialist, and Dr. Reagan Noland, AgriLife […]

Smartt to fill AgriLife Extension position in Archer County

ARCHER CITY – Joshua Smartt has been hired as the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent for Archer County. Smartt brings with him a wealth of experience and information to share, according to Dale Dunlap, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Vernon. “Joshua will be a great addition to our program […]

AgriLife Extension hires three agents to serve Wise, Wichita, Childress counties

VERNON – Three new agents have been added to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service staff across the Rolling Plains, District 3, with headquarters in Vernon. “I’m excited to be hiring these new agents,” said Dale Dunlap, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Vernon. “Each of them brings their own positive attributes to the agency. All […]

AgriLife Extension plans two-hour auxin trainings across state

COLLEGE STATION – As temperatures rise and thoughts turn to spring planting, many producers will need to update their training if they are planting dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybeans, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. To meet those needs, many two-hour auxin trainings are being planned by AgriLife Extension around the state, said […]

High Plains Cotton Conference set Feb. 1 in Spearman

SPEARMAN – The High Plains Cotton Conference, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be held Feb. 1 at The Event Center, 622 E. D Ave., Spearman. The free program will begin at 8 a.m. with registration, followed by the program from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Three general Texas Department of Agriculture […]

Annual right-of-way management training set Jan. 31 in Amarillo

AMARILLO – The annual “ROW” Conference for right-of-way management, conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be Jan. 31 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo. The program will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. “Lunch is not included and […]

Rolling Plains Applicator Training set for Jan. 22 in Burkburnett

BURKBURNETT – A Rolling Plains Applicator Training will be conducted Jan. 22 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Wichita County at the Wichita County Precinct 2 Shop, 102 W. College, Burkburnett. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The fee is $30 and covers lunch. Five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units – two […]

AgriLife Extension honors Kay White with Superior Service Award

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service presented its Superior Service – Office Support award to Kay White, who retired recently from her position as administrative associate at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Vernon. The Superior Service awards are the highest award presented by the agency. The recipients were […]