AgriLife Extension announces two county agent hires in Far West Texas

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Rebel Royall, 432-336-7541, Rebel.Royall@ag.tamu.edu FORT STOCKTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has announced two agriculture and natural resources personnel additions to its…

AgriLife Extension to offer QuickBooks Pro Workshop Nov. 9 in San Angelo

  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 QuickBooks Pro Workshop from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.…

AgriLife Extension publishes sheep, goat how-to validation YouTube video series

  Series meant to simplify statewide show-animal process 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 published a…

Registration opens for Third Annual AgriLife Extension shearing school Jan. 13-15 in San Angelo set

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Reid Redden, 325-653-4576, Reid.Redden@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has opened registration for its Third Annual Sheep Shearing…

AgriLife Extension sets Nov. 1 Feral Hog Control Workshop in Coleman

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Michael Palmer, 325-625-4519, m-palmer@tamu.edu COLEMAN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Coleman County has set a Feral Hog Control Workshop for…

Bailey County cotton field day set Oct. 5

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Curtis Preston, 806-272-4583, c-preston@tamu.edu MULESHOE – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s cotton field day for Bailey County is slated for 10 a.m. Oct. 5…

Tom Green County Cotton Field Tour set Oct. 5

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Josh Blanek, 325-659-6523, j-blanek@tamu.edu Joel Webb, 325-365-2219, cjwebb@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service annual Tom Green County Cotton Field…

Rolling Plains Cotton and Precision Ag Field Day set Oct. 12 near Noodle

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Steve Estes, 325-823-2432, saestes@ag.tamu.edu            NOODLE – The Rolling Plains Cotton and Precision Ag Field Day is set for 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 12…

New Texas A&M Wildlife, Fisheries and Ecological Sciences Building grand opening celebrated at College Station

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Sept. 15 marked the grand opening of the new Wildlife, Fisheries and Ecological Sciences Building at 534 John Kimbrough Blvd. on…

New Texas A&M Wildlife, Fisheries and Ecological Sciences Building grand opening celebrated at College Station

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Sept. 15 marked the grand opening of the new Wildlife, Fisheries and Ecological Sciences Building at 534 John Kimbrough Blvd. on…

Periodic charts bring new meaning to Texas A&M wildlife researcher, others

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Kirk Winemiller, k-winemiller@tamu.edu                 COLLEGE STATION – To many of us, the mere mention of a “periodic table” conjures up pop quizzes, dread and the…

Improper mosquito control on livestock can do more harm than good, expert warns

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Sonja Swiger, 254-968-4144, Slswiger@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Joe Paschal, 361-265-9203, j-paschal@tamu.edu STEPHENVILLE — In an effort to save their livestock from the torment caused by…

Hurricane Harvey expected to deliver one-two mosquito punch

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Charles Allen, 325-653-4576, ctallen@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Sonja Swiger, 254-968-4144, slswiger@ag.tamu.edu               SAN ANGELO – Among the inevitable fallout stemming from the ocean of water…

AgriLife sets annual ram test start for Sept. 11

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Reid Redden, 325-653-4576, reid.redden@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Sept. 11 will mark the start of the 2017-2018 annual Ram Performance Test conducted by Texas A&M AgriLife.…

AgriLife sets annual ram test start for Sept. 11

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Reid Redden, 325-653-4576, reid.redden@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Sept. 11 will mark the start of the 2017-2018 annual Ram Performance Test conducted by Texas A&M AgriLife.…

AgriLife Extension sets beef, range workshop Sept. 12 in Roby

   Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Nick Dickson, 325-776-3259, nick.dickson@ag.tamu.edu ROBY – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Fisher County Beef and Range Workshop Sept. 12…

Nation’s first NSF and NIJ jointly-supported forensic science center launched

MIAMI, FLORIDA — Florida International University (FIU) is in partnership with four universities to develop the next generation of forensic science tools for government agencies, non-profits and private industry. The Industry…

Justin Klinksiek assumes agriculture, natural resources post Sept. 1

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Marty Gibbs, 325-653-4576, mj-gibbs@tamu.edu BRADY – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Justin Klinksiek to the agriculture and natural resources post…

AgriLife Extension wheat production meeting set Aug. 31 in Bovina

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Curtis Preston, 806-272-4583, c-preston@tamu.edu BOVINA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Bailey and Parmer counties will conduct a Small Grains Forage…

Buying time approaches for Angora wether, fine-wool ewe lamb futurity prospect animals

San Angelo Stock Show youth contests stress livestock knowledge, management skills Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Reid Redden, 325-657-7324, reid.redden@ag.tamu.edu Brittni Kaczyk,325-653-7785, www.sanangelorodeo.com SAN ANGELO –  The time…