AgriLife Extension sets two youth learning experiences for July, August

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-7653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Emily Grant, 830-774-7591, Emily.Grant@ag.tamu.edu                 DEL RIO – Plans are in place for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Val Verde County Extension Youth…

AgriLife Extension sets private applicator license training June 20 in Brady

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Justin Klinksiek, 325-597-1295, Justin.Klinksiek@ag.tamu.edu BRADY — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a private applicator training June 20 at the agency’s McCulloch…

AgriLife Extension sets second round of West Texas seed cotton program sign-up workshops

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Bill Thompson, 325-653-4576, w-thompson@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a second round of seed cotton program sign-up workshops in the…

Mark calendars for Texas Master Naturalist 20 year anniversary gala

Oct. 25 event to be in Georgetown Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Mary Pearl Meuth, 979-845-7294, mpmeuth@tamu.edu GEORGETOWN – With sizzling hot temperatures blanketing the state, the Texas Master…

AgriLife Extension sets range, brush program in Brownwood July 12

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Scott Alexander, 325-646-0386, sa-anderson@tamu.edu BROWNWOOD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Brown County Range and Brush Program on July 12…

AgriLife Extension makes two county appointment announcements

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Marty Gibbs, 325-653-4576, mj-gibbs@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has announced two personnel appointments — a transfer and a new…

Sonora to host 81st Wool and Mohair Show June 19-21

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu   Contact: Pascual Hernandez, 325-387-3101, p-hernandez@tamu.edu   SONORA – The 81st annual Wool and Mohair Show will headline a host of youth events June 19-21 in the Sutton…

Texas Sheep and Goat Expo youth component gearing up with hands-on learning

  Instructors: Skillathon competitors, young producers to benefit Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Marty Vahlenkamp, 325-365-2219, marty.vahlenkamp@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Hands-on instruction will be the capstone for this year’s…

AgriLife Extension offers two June water programs for professionals, homeowners

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Allison Watkins, 325-659-6522, aewatkins@ag.tamu.edu   SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Tom Green County has two water programs planned…

Texas A&M graduate Dr. Dan Fitzgerald earns British Ecological Society’s Haldane Prize

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Dan Fitzgerald, 484-904-3502, danielbrucefitzgerald@gmail.com               COLLEGE STATION — Dr. Dan Fitzgerald has been awarded the Haldane Prize by the British Ecological Society for his work…

Cancelled: AgriLife Extension’s Bennett Trust Land Stewardship Conference set May 3-4 in San Angelo  

Editor’s note: The following educational program has been cancelled: Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Josh Blanek, 325-659-6523, j-blanek@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The Bennett Trust Land Stewardship Conference set May 3-4 in…

AgriLife Extension announces two South Plains county agent transfers

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Michael Clawson, 806-746-6101, m-clawson@tamu.edu   LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has announced two personnel transfers within the agency’s South Plains…

Experts: Cotton farmers may face increased bollworm pressure this season

  Basic integrated pest management may save crops when new technologies fail Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. David Kerns, 318-439-4844, dlkerns@tamu.edu Dr. Charles Allen, 325-653-4576, ct-allen@tamu.edu                   …

AgriLife Extension’s Bennett Trust Land Stewardship Conference May 3-4 sets tour of historic ranches

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Josh Blanek, 325-659-6523, j-blanek@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Attendees to  the upcoming Bennett Trust Land Stewardship Conference May 3-4 in San Angelo are in…

AgriLife Extension to conduct seed cotton program sign-up workshops in May

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Bill Thompson, 325-653-4576, w-thompson@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a number of seed cotton program sign-up Workshops…

Wildlife for Business workshop set May 17 in Big Spring

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Tommy Yeater, 432-264-2236, t-yeater@tamu.edu BIG SPRING – Wildlife for Business, a collaborative half-day workshop conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, U.S.…

It’s wheat tour time in West Central Texas

Multi-county events set May 3 in Millersview, May 4 in Taylor, Callahan, Jones counties Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Justin Klinksiek, 325-597-1295, justin.klinksiek@ag.tamu.edu Karl Winge, 325-854-5835, karl.winge@ag.tamu.edu MILLERSVIEW –…

Quail Habitat Field Day set May 4 at quail research ranch near Roby

Writer: Steve  Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.eduContact: Dr. Dale Rollins, 325-653-4576, d-rollins@tamu.edu ROBY – The Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch near Roby will feature a new twist for its May 4 field…

AgriLife Extension sets The Economics of Feral Hog Control workshop April 24 in Sonora

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Pascual Hernandez, 325-387-3101, p-hernandez@tamu.edu SONORA – The Economics of Feral Hog Control, a workshop conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is…

AgriLife Extension’s Bennett Trust Land Stewardship Conference May 3-4 in San Angelo

Water conservation, livestock watering options to be discussed Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Josh Blanek, 325-659-6523, j-blanek@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO — The Texas Water Development Board reports San Angelo’s average…