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 […]

Coleman County Field Crop Program set May 7

COLEMAN — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Coleman will hold the Coleman County Field Crop Program May 7 at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 500 W. Live Oak St. The event will run from 1:30-5:30 p.m. Registration is $15 with an RSVP by May 3 to the AgriLife Extension office […]

Specialists use technology to stop the spread of disease among flocks

SAN ANGELO — It is a brisk morning in central west Texas. Sheep are penned behind the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Service building in San Angelo. Several are run into a chute. A member of the AgriLife sheep and goat team holds a pneumatic gun. In less than 10 seconds, four rounds of […]

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 […]

Multi-County West Texas Range and Livestock Conference set April 25 in Big Spring

BIG SPRING – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a Multi-County West Texas Range and Livestock Conference on April 25. Hosted by Upton, Reagan, Howard and Martin counties, the conference will be held at the AgriLife Extension office at the G.C. Broughton Jr. Ag Complex, 2411 Echols St., Big Spring. Registration will start […]

Texas Invasive Species Workshop set April 17 at Sutton County Civic Center

SONORA — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Sutton and Crockett counties will present a Texas Invasive Species Workshop on April 17 at the Sutton County Civic Center, 1700 N. Crockett Ave., Sonora. Onsite registration is at 8 a.m., and the program will begin at 8:30 a.m. Three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing […]