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. […]

Anthrax a growing concern as Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory confirms 20th case

SAN ANGELO — Anthrax continues to be a growing concern in Texas, especially through the “anthrax triangle” region, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist.  The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, has now confirmed 20 positive cases of anthrax in animals, the Texas Animal Health Commission announced in their fifth situational […]

Selling lambs or goats? AgriLife has an app for that

SAN ANGELO — The Lamb and Goat Market Forecast app for iPhone helps producers pick the best time to sell by projecting marginal revenue per head.  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the San Angelo State University information technology department developed the predictive program, and it’s available for free at  https://apps.apple.com/app/id1467220182.  “This app addresses […]

AgriLife Extension Sandhills Beef Cattle Conference set July 18

MONAHANS– The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold the Sandhills Beef Cattle Conference on July 18. The event is hosted by the AgriLife Extension offices of Winkler, Loving, Ward, Crane, Andrews, Ector and Midland counties. Upper Pecos Soil and Water Conservation Service is sponsoring the event.  Registration is $20, and participants must RSVP by […]

Texas Sheep and Goat Expo, annual field day schedules announced

SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San Angelo has announced the schedule for the Texas Sheep and Goat Expo and the 46th annual Sheep and Goat Field Day. The two events historically attract participants nationwide and are the country’s largest sheep and goat events, said Robert Pritz, AgriLife Extension […]

Saurav Kumar joins Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at El Paso

EL PASO– Dr. Saurav Kumar has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at El Paso as a water specialist and assistant professor. Kumar’s research program, Water System Dynamics and Resilience, will focus on holistic water resources systems dynamics modeling by integrating remotely sensed data in water quality and quantity simulation framework. Kumar’s research emphasis […]

Prescribed Burn Manager Training will be held in Fredericksburg May 29-31

FREDERICKSBURG — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Prescribed Burn Manager Training will be held May 29-31 in Fredericksburg. The training will be at the AgriLife Extension office for Gillespie County, 95 Frederick Road. The course will be open to the public, but preregistration is required by May 24. Cost is $250. Preregister by emailing […]