Scholarships presented at 56th Blackland Income Growth Conference

WACO — Scholarships were awarded to area Blacklands youth recently at the Blackland Income Growth Conference held at the Extraco Events Center in Waco. The annual conference, sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Waco Chamber of Commerce, provides agricultural education to producers in the Blacklands region. Dr. Joe Outlaw, co-director of […]

Jordan honored with Texas A&M AgriLife Vice Chancellor’s Award of Excellence

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Ellen Jordan, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state dairy specialist in Dallas, was honored with the Vice Chancellor’s Award of Excellence in the Extension specialist/program specialist category. Jordan received her award at ceremonies held on the Texas A&M University campus recently. The Vice Chancellor awards program was established in 1980 to […]

Four named Faculty Fellows by Texas A&M AgriLife Research

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife Research named four Faculty Fellows during its awards ceremony Jan. 9 at the AgriLife Center on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. Dr. Kirk Winemiller of College Station has been named Senior Faculty Fellow, while Dr. Amir Ibrahim and Dr. Rhonda Miller, also from College Station, and […]

Feed grains marketing workshop set for Jan. 23-24 in Amarillo

AMARILLO – How will increasing domestic carry-over stocks, increasing feed demand, decreasing world carry-over stocks and adequate-to-surplus supplies of all crops in the U.S. affect feed grain prices in 2018? Will there be opportunities to make a profit? Dr. Steve Amosson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist in Amarillo, said these questions and others will […]

AgriLife Extension agent positions filled in Childress, Palo Pinto, Cottle counties

VERNON – The new year is bringing a few changes to the offices of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Childress, Palo Pinto and Cottle counties, according to Dale Dunlap, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Vernon. First, Dunlap said, new to the district’s team of agents is Kaitlyn Deaton, who started Jan. 1 as […]

Camp Brisket helps novice pitmasters feed masses

COLLEGE STATION – Nothing beats good brisket and Texas barbecue, but smoking brisket on a barbecue pit can be a daunting task for the novice. “I love barbecuing in general, but the brisket is a very intimidating cut of beef,” said David Nelson of Austin, who attended Camp Brisket recently at Texas A&M University in […]