11th annual Quail Field Day set May 24 in Roby

ROBY – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation, or RPQRF, are sponsoring the 11th annual Quail Field Day on May 24 in Roby. The event will take place at the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch, 1262 U.S. Highway 180 West, Roby. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the […]

Private Pesticide Applicator Training set May 3 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Tom Green County is partnering with Angelo State University’s department of agriculture to conduct a Private Pesticide Applicator Training May 3 in San Angelo. The training will be on the university campus in Room 250 of the Vincent Building, 2333 Vanderventer Ave. Registration begins at […]

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 […]

Private pesticide applicator training set April 30 in Brownwood

BROWNWOOD — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Brown, Mills and San Saba counties are offering a private pesticide applicator training on April 30 in Brownwood. The training will be at the AgriLife Extension office for Brown County, 605 Fisk Ave. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the training runs from 9 a.m.-noon. Registration […]

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 […]

Lunch-N-Learn horticulture series starts May 1 in Baird

BAIRD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a Lunch-N-Learn series on horticultural topics starting May 1 in Baird.   The cost is $10 per session or $20 for the series, which may be paid at the door. The program will run from noon-1 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension office for Callahan County […]

San Angelo specialist serves as global sheep industry ambassador

SAN ANGELO  — Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service sheep and goat specialist Dr. Reid Redden is part of a global delegation of young leaders currently touring New Zealand as part of the Sheep Industry Ambassador Program. The tour establishes a forum of young leaders from the world’s foremost sheep producing countries, whose goal is to […]

Andrews County Pecan Field Day and Short Course set April 30

ANDREWS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a Pecan Field Day and Short Course on April 30.   The cost is $15, and three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units are available for private pesticide applicator license holders – one in integrated pest management and two general. The event will begin […]

Private Applicator Training set April 11 in Brady

BRADY – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s office in McCulloch County will host a Private Applicator Training on April 11. Participants will receive the training needed to obtain a private applicator license from the Texas Department of Agriculture. This license will enable the applicator to purchase and apply state limited-use and federally restricted chemicals on […]

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 […]