South Texas Home, Garden and Environment Show slated for March 2 in Floresville

The South Texas Home, Garden and Environment Show will be March 2 in Floresville. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo ) FLORESVILLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Guadalupe…

Texas Land Trends report shows value of conservation easements to ag, water, wildlife

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Land Trends project of Texas A&M’s Natural Resources Institute, or NRI, has published a special series report describing Texas landowner participation in land conservation easements…

Dinner Tonight recipes get American Heart Association certification

COLLEGE STATION – The Dinner Tonight program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is celebrating American Heart Month this February by announcing that the American Heart Association has certified…

AgriLife Extension, Harlandale ISD join forces to ‘Walk Across Texas’

SAN ANTONIO – More than 100 youth and adults braved the wet and cold to participate in the recent Walk Across Texas health and wellness family event kickoff at the…

Texas A&M-led study explores the role of estrogen in controlling Type 2 diabetes

COLLEGE STATION – The results of a recent Texas A&M University-led study provide insights into the mechanism by which estrogen can decrease insulin resistance and the production of glucose, reducing…

Quail Appreciation Day set for March 21 at Long Acres Ranch

RICHMOND — Landowners with an interest in quail management, hunters, wildlife enthusiasts and others will enjoy learning about one of Texas’ most iconic avian species during the Quail Appreciation Day…

High-yielding Harris Moran-8849 chosen 2019 ‘rodeo tomato’ for San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo

SAN ANTONIO – The high-yielding Harris Moran-8849 tomato has been selected as the official “rodeo tomato” for the 2019 San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo, which runs from Feb. 7-24. The…

Bull, heifer sale educational program set for Feb. 12 at SALE Auction Barn

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Sam Womble, 210-859-5752, sam.womble@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the All Breeds Bull and Heifer Sale Educational Program…

Eighteen new volunteers join Master Wellness Volunteer program in San Antonio

Master Wellness Volunteers from the recent training in San Antonio. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extensio0n Service photo) Attendees receive training to provide community health, wellness outreach SAN ANTONIO – The Texas…

Producer drought management to be focus of Feb. 19 program in El Paso

EL PASO – An educational program called “Managing Under Drought: Water Management Information for Growers in the Middle Rio Grande” will be offered Feb. 19 in El Paso. The program…

Food diversity studies give Aggies taste of different cultures, religions

Mehdi Hashemi, a Ph.D. student in the Food Science and Technology program of Texas A&M’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science, holds a bag of dried sumac, which is used as a spice in Middle Eastern…

Pecan, fruit tree workshop set for Feb. 5 in Georgetown

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Kate Whitney, 512-943-3300, klwhitney@ag.tamu.edu A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program on fruits and pecans will be presented Feb. 5 in Georgetown. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension…

Michael Haynes new AgriLife Extension administrator for District 10

UVALDE — Michael Haynes is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service District 10 administrator. District 10, headquartered in Uvalde, serves 21 Southwest Texas counties. Michael Haynes. (Texas A&M AgriLife…

Texas Well Owner Network trainings set for DFW area in February

The Texas Well Owner Network will present water well trainings in February for several North Texas counties. (Texas Well Owner Network photo) COLLEGE STATION — The Texas Well Owner Network…

Texas Water Resources Institute to host roundtable Jan. 31 in Waco

The Texas Water Resources Institute will hold a free roundtable for natural resources professionals Jan. 31 in Waco. (Texas Water Resources Institute photo) Free event designed for water, natural resources professionals WACO…

‘Last chance’ CEU opportunities offered Jan. 22-23 in Austin

Two “last chance” CEU programs will be offered at the Travis County East Service Center in Austin.                                                    (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) ISB and TNLA units offered in addition…

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training Feb. 7 in Wimberley

A free Healthy Lawns Healthy Waters program will be held Feb. 7 in Wimberley. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo) Contact: John Smith, 979-845-2761, johnwsmith@tamu.edu Dr. Becky Grubbs, 979-845-3041, bgrubbs@tamu.edu…

AgriLife Extension expert: Keep New Year’s resolutions by setting realistic goals

Setting achievable goals and having a strong personal commitment to reach those goals will help toward keeping New Year’s resolutions. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo) Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jenna…

New ‘Grow It, Cook It’ program series to be presented in Fredericksburg

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Beth McMahon, 830-997-3452, elizabeth.mcmahon@ag.tamu.edu FREDERICKSBURG — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office in Gillespie County will present three new “Grow It, Cook It” programs…

AgriLife Extension, Master Gardeners to present gardening series in San Antonio

Ten sessions to cover various horticultural topics Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: David Rodriguez, 210-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Bexar County, in…