Drury to lead West Region for family, community health, 4-H youth development

  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has hired Stacy Drury as the new regional program leader for family and community health and 4-H youth development for the agency’s West Region. Drury will begin her position Dec. 1 and will be based at the District 7 Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San […]

Painter new AgriLife Extension agent for Shackleford County

Starting Nov. 11, Kloey Cargill Painter will be the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent for Shackleford County.  “We are excited to have Kloey as the Shackelford County agent,” said Marty Gibbs, District 7 AgriLife Extension administrator, San Angelo. “Her experiences in Brewster, Jeff Davis and Throckmorton counties will be invaluable […]

Farm Bill sessions scheduled for West Texas

Series kicks off Oct. 15 in Tom Green County The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has scheduled a series of informative Farm Bill sessions across West Texas over the next three months. “The focus of the meetings will be in updating program yields and choosing between Agricultural Risk Coverage, ARC, and Price Loss Coverage, PLC,” […]

Howard County field day set Oct. 8 in Big Spring

BIG SPRING —  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Howard County Range Committee will hold a free Howard County field day on Oct.8 with a focus on brush control.  Registration for the program will begin at 8 a.m. Participants should meet at the G.C. Broughton Ag Complex, 2411 Echols St. in Big Spring.  Lunch […]

Brush, rangeland management workshop set Oct. 23 in Andrews

ANDREWS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a brush and rangeland management field day on Oct. 23.  The event will begin at 9 a.m. at the AgriLife Extension office for Andrews County at 851 E. Broadway St., Andrews. Registration at the door begins at 8:30 a.m., but RSVPs are requested by Oct. […]

Far West Texas forage workshops with CEUs slated Aug. 22-23

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering a series of five forage workshops in far West Texas Aug. 22-23.  The cost is $20 per meeting, and three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be available – one in laws and regulations, one in integrated pest management and one general. Dr. […]