AgriLife Extension’s Lawn 101 Series starts March 25 on Facebook Live

DEL RIO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is starting a new Facebook Live series on lawn care, featuring a new lawn care topic each Monday, beginning March 25. The series will run on the AgriLife Extension – Val Verde County Facebook page at https://tinyurl.com/y4tmuvo5. Series programs will start at 6:30 p.m. each Monday, […]

AgriLife Extension’s Benefiting from Birds workshop set March 27 in Del Rio

DEL RIO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a Benefiting from Birds workshop on March 27 at the Dink Wardlaw Ag Complex, 300 E. 17th St. in Del Rio. There is a $25 fee, which includes dinner. RSVP by calling 830-774-7591. This is the first educational program in a three-program series, the […]

AgriLife Extension’s Reagan County Ag Day set March 26 in Big Lake

BIG LAKE — Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Reagan County Ag Day will take place March 26 from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. in Big Lake. Registration will start at 8 a.m.  The event will be at the Reagan County Extension Office, 1430 North Ohio Ave. RSVP by March 22 to 325-884-2335. The $10 fee also may […]

Newly created position expands scope of AgriLife Research livestock guardian dog program

SAN ANGELO — Bill Costanzo has joined Texas A&M AgriLife Research in San Angelo as a livestock guardian dog, LGD, research specialist, in partnership with the Texas Sheep and Goat Predator Management Board. The San Angelo-based LGD program of Texas A&M AgriLife provides educational outreach and conducts research on livestock guardian dogs as flock and […]

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 […]

Producer drought management to be focus of Feb. 19 program in El Paso

EL PASO – An educational program called “Managing Under Drought: Water Management Information for Growers in the Middle Rio Grande” will be offered Feb. 19 in El Paso. The program is free and will be held from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center in El Paso, 1380 A&M Circle. The Texas […]

One of the world’s largest sheep, goat educational events set for Aug. 16-17

SAN ANGELO – The fifth Texas Sheep and Goat Expo conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for Aug.16-17 in San Angelo’s 1st Community Federal Credit Union Spur Arena on the San Angelo Fairgrounds. The statewide event, billed as one of the largest sheep and goat industry educational programs  in the world, […]

Last Chance CEU Training Course set for Jan. 22 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – The Last Chance CEU Training Course is set for Jan. 22 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 7887 U.S. Highway 87 North, San Angelo.         The program will feature a number of topics covering integrated pest management, or IPM, trees and landscape diseases, pesticide laws and regulations, and drift […]