Fisher County Cotton Workshop set April 9 in Roby

ROBY —  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Fisher County Cotton Workshop will be held April 9 at Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 107 N. College St., Roby. The preregistration deadline is April 5, and the cost is $10. RSVP by email or phone to Nick.Dickson@ag.tamu.edu  or 325-776-3259. Registration is at 8 a.m., and the workshop […]

AgriLife Extension’s Brown County Ag Day set April 9 in Brownwood

BROWNWOOD — The annual Brown County Ag Day program, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is scheduled for April 9 at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 4206 US Highway 377 South, Brownwood. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., and the program starts at 6 p.m. with a meal courtesy of the Brown County Farm Bureau. […]

Cattleman’s Spring Clinic set April 11 in Lampasas

LAMPASAS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices of Lampasas, Burnet and Llano counties are hosting a Cattleman’s Spring Clinic on April 11 at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau Building, 1793 N. Highway 281, Lampasas.   April 5 is the deadline to preregister by calling the AgriLife Extension office in Lampasas County  at 512-556-8271. […]

AgriLife Extension’s Lunch-N-Learn horticulture series starts April 2 in Brownwood

BROWNWOOD – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s annual Lunch-N-Learn horticulture series in Brown County will start April 2. It will take place the first Tuesday of each month through July 2 at the AgriLife Extension Brown County office, 605 Fisk Ave. in Brownwood. Registration is $25 for the series, or $10 per program, and can […]

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 […]

Livestock Guardian Dog Field Day set April 12 in Menard

SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a Livestock Guardian Dog Field Day April 12 in Menard. The livestock guardian dog, or LGD, event will run from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Murchison/Whitehead Memorial Youth Center at state Highway 190 West and will include two ranch tours to view the dogs […]

Beautiful, Edible Earth-Kind Landscapes workshop set March 16

SAN ANGELO— The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Beautiful, Edible Earth-Kind Landscapes workshop is set for March 16 in San Angelo. This is a new workshop which will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Tom Green County 4-H Center, 3168 N. U.S. Highway 67. “We decided to create this program after working with Dr. […]

Earth-Kind Roses: What’s in a name?

SAN ANGELO — From Greek mythology to Shakespearean sonnets, roses have enchanted humankind and been featured prominently in literature for thousands of years. It’s no surprise that roses rank among the most popular of flowers year-round, although there is always a surge in demand come February. According to the Society of American Florists, 250 million […]

Concho Valley Cotton Conference, Growers Association meeting set Feb. 26

SAN ANGELO— The 2019 Concho Valley Cotton Conference and the Southern Rolling Plains Cotton Growers Association annual meeting will be held Feb. 26 at McNease Convention Center, 501 Rio Concho Drive, San Angelo. “The planning committee is excited about this year’s biennial conference,” said Josh Blanek, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for Tom Green […]