AgriLife Extension to hold May wellness workshops in Austin

Programs at Lake Travis UMC to focus on healthy choices, portion control, nutrition fact labels AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County will present three wellness…

TWRI hosting on-site sewage facility course May 15 in Lufkin

LUFKIN–The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting an advanced treatment course for on–site sewage facility professionals May 15 in Lufkin. The course will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.…

Military veteran farm tour, agriculture program May 17-18 in Liberty

A Battleground to Breaking Ground farm tour and agriculture program will be held May 17-18 in Liberty. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service graphic) LIBERTY — The Texas AgrAbility Program and…

Military veteran farm tour, agriculture program May 17-18 in Liberty

A Battleground to Breaking Ground farm tour and agriculture program will be held May 17-18 in Liberty. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service graphic) LIBERTY — The Texas AgrAbility Program and…

Vegetable and Wheat Spring Field Day set for May 10 in Uvalde

The Vegetable and Wheat Spring Field Day at Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde provides useful, practical, research-driven information for area producers to apply to their agricultural operations. (Texas A&M AgriLife…

Ranchers Leasing Workshop slated for April 24 in Burnet

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a Ranchers Leasing Workshop on April 24 in Burnet. (AgriLife Extension photo) BURNET – A Ranchers Leasing Workshop will be presented by the…

Holloway new AgriLife Extension agriculture, natural resources agent in Bandera County

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Michael Haynes, 830-278-9151, michael.haynes@ag.tamu.edu Tarlton Holloway 830-796-7755, tarlton.holloway@ag.tamu.edu BANDERA — Tarlton Holloway is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources…

4-H clubs, TAMU-SA collaborate on community health, wellness event

Texas 4-H clubs from Harlandale ISD and St. John Berchmans Catholic School in San Antonio collaborated with Texas A&M University in San Antonio to present a community heath and wellness…

Learn, Grow, Eat and Go! program kicks off at Inez Foster Academy in San Antonio

AgriLife Extension personnel teach students about the nutritional benefits of vegetables at the Learn, Grow, Eat and Go! kickoff at Foster Academy. (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Paul Schattenberg) SAN…

Oyster aquaculture focus of March 30 program at South Padre Shell Club

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Oyster aquaculture could offer enhanced oyster production as well as provide environmental benefits, but there has been some public concern over its implementation on the Texas…

Seventh annual Geronimo, Alligator creeks cleanup scheduled for April 6

Volunteers pick up debris during last year’s cleanup event. (Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Partnership photo) SEGUIN – The annual Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Cleanup event is scheduled for 9 a.m.-noon…

Tres Palacios Creek watershed protection plan meeting set April 10 in Palacios

Tres Palacios Creek. (Texas Water Resources Institute photo) PALACIOS – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting April 10 in Palacios to discuss the implementation of…

Blackland Farmer podcasts offer helpful, timely, on-the-go producer info

THRALL – Agricultural producers in the Blacklands now have a means of getting practical, objective, research-based information practically anywhere and at any time, thanks to two Texas A&M AgriLife Extension…

Texas Water Resources Institute to hold planning meeting April 5 in Victoria

VICTORIA – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting April 5 in Victoria for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect…

Texas 4-H Shooting Sports Extravaganza slated for April 13 in Brownwood

The shooting sports activities at this year’s extravaganza are targeted to first- and second-year shooters. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo) BROWNWOOD — The Texas 4-H Conference Center will serve…

Watershed plan training April 3 in Riesel

Texas Water Resources Institute training focused on best management practices Contacts: Nathan Glavy, 979-458-5915, nathan.glavy@ag.tamu.edu. RIESEL — The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host an Agricultural Best Management Practices…

2019 Ag Symposium slated for April 16 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County and the Bexar Ag and Natural Resources Committee will present the 2019 Ag Symposium, “Staying Current in the…

East Austin Garden Fair set for April 13 in Parque Zaragosa

AUSTIN — Experts from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Travis County Master Gardeners and Austin Parks and Recreation will be available to answer questions and share gardening expertise at…

AgriLife Extension to hold wellness workshops in Austin on March 30, April 6

Programs focused on healthy eating, healthy weight for adults Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Sonia Coyle, 512-854-9600, sonia.coyle@ag.tamu.edu AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County…

Texas A&M AgriLife expands research on artichokes as commercial crop for Texas

Recent studies focus on conventional, organic farming/soil amendments Dr. Yahia Othman inspects initial planting of artichoke varieties in an organic field at the center.  (Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo) UVALDE – Researchers…