AgriLife Extension event in Dallas to teach effective pest management at home

Preventing Pests in Your Home is a free, limited-seating learning event that teaches best practices for maintaining a pest-free home.  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service welcomes participants to choose from one of two sessions on Nov. 22: 10 a.m.– noon and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. in Dallas. Sessions will meet in the Water and Land […]

Pesticide applicator course Dec. 5 in Overton

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a pesticide applicator training course Dec. 5 in Overton. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3350. The course will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Preregistration cost is $35 per person by Nov. 30 or […]

Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture conference set Dec. 5 in Dallas

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Joe Masabni, 903-834-6191, jmasabni@ag.tamu.edu; Mengmeng Gu, 979-845-8567, mgu@tamu.edu; Genhua Niu gniu@tamu.edu            The first Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture Conference Dec. 5 in Dallas will provide information on a wide range of topics as well as access to Texas A&M AgriLife and industry experts, coordinators said. […]

Lake Dallas eighth-graders learn advanced plant biology with Texas A&M AgriLife scientists, in vitro experiments

A group of Texas 4-H eighth-graders from Lake Dallas Middle School spent part of the last two months with Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists learning to create artificial environments for plant growth. The 15 students’ “in vitro” experiments over 60 days were part of a collaboration among AgriLife Research, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, […]

Texas A&M AgriLife expands footprint with renovated urban campus in Dallas

Texas A&M AgriLife on Tuesday hosted a grand opening of the Texas A&M AgriLife Center at Dallas renovated campus, which aims to serve as a rural-urban interface connecting Texans to their food sources, environmental sustainability and healthy living. “Agriculture must become integral to urban culture,” said Patrick Stover, Ph.D., vice-chancellor of Texas A&M Agrilife, dean […]

Fall County Cattle Management program is Oct. 3 in Gainesville

Contact: Marty Morgan, 940-668-5412, marty.morgan@ag.tamu.edu  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Cooke County will host its annual Fall Beef Cattle Management program Oct. 3 in Gainesville. The event will be at the Cooke County Fairgrounds, 1901 Justice Center Blvd., from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Cost is $25. A New […]

Hemp to highlight Nov. 5 conference in Wichita Falls

VERNON – A Rolling Plains Industrial Hemp Conference will be held Nov. 5 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at the Sikes Lake Center at Midwestern State University at Wichita Falls. To get to the site, follow U.S. Hwy. 287 to Kell W. Boulevard. Take Taft Boulevard exit off U.S. Hwy. 277 S. and […]

Davis becomes AgriLife Extension director for Tarrant County Oct. 1

FORT WORTH — Courtney Davis will become the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s extension director for Tarrant County on Oct. 1. Davis is now county extension agent for family and community health, or FCH, in Denton County. “Courtney continues to provide leadership to a dynamic and large program in one of the state’s fastest growing […]

Introductory grape grower workshop Sept. 24 in Weatherford

WEATHERFORD – The North Texas Prospective Grape Grower Workshop on Sept. 24 in Weatherford will provide a range of information for individuals considering wine grape production. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event is $150 per person; $250 per couple, which includes all educational materials and lunch. Attendees can pay by cash or check at […]

Young to take North Texas 4-H specialist position

DALLAS — Denita Young will become the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s new program specialist for 4-H Youth Development in the agency’s District 4 beginning Oct. 1.  The district encompasses 22 North Texas counties, including Dallas and Tarrant. Young’s duties will include overseeing multidisciplinary youth development programming in health, science, technology, agriculture and civic engagement. […]