Webinar series to be Jan. 12 and Jan. 19 on Microsoft Teams The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Bexar Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee will present the 2021 Beef Cattle Short Course webinar series on Jan. 12 and Jan. 19. The program is free and open to anyone interested in beef cattle… Read More →
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AgriLife Extension’s ‘From the Ground Up’ event will be at Waco Convention Center The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service with be holding the “Connecting Agriculture and Health – From the Ground Up” conference on Jan. 5 from 8:50 a.m.-4 p.m. in Waco. The event is designed for health professionals, registered dietitians, registered nurses, educators, students… Read More →
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Texas A&M AgriLife-led team to assist in reducing ammonia emissions along Colorado Front Range A Texas A&M AgriLife-led team will work with the Colorado Livestock Association and a large team of Colorado stakeholders to refine and evaluate management practices to reduce agricultural ammonia emissions into Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park. Agricultural operations along the northern… Read More →
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Military experience, specialized programs help vets establish new roots Military veterans are exactly the sort of people who should get involved in agriculture, according to Erin Kimbrough, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service military program manager. “When you think about it, vets are ideally suited to be farmers, ranchers and other agriculturists,” Kimbrough said. “Their military… Read More →
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AgriLife Extension program named Project of Excellence by risk management center The “Owning a Piece of Texas: Agricultural Landowner Legal Education Project” conducted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been announced as a Project of Excellence by the Southern Extension Risk Management Education Center. Each year the Center’s advisory council evaluates projects based on… Read More →
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Basic Training for entrepreneurial Cohort 9 will be Jan. 14-16 in Gatesville Applications are being accepted now through Nov. 20 for the Battleground to Breaking Ground Program for military veterans and others offered through the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Applications for tuition waiver and a link to pay tuition are open and being accepted… Read More →
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Texas A&M experts: Bats save agriculture billions Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists and agents are frequently asked about bats. And since the week leading up to Halloween is, appropriately enough, Bat Week, experts from Texas A&M AgriLife and Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, have offered explanations as to why bats are more… Read More →
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Nutrition problems, opportunities reviewed at national science panel The level of food-insecure households has risen significantly in the wake of COVID-19, according to speakers at a recent panel of the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Presenting an overview of food security levels in Texas and nationwide was… Read More →
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Program will address pesticides, weed management, long-range weather patterns, more The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a Fall CEU Conference on Oct. 15 in Robstown. The conference will be from 8 a.m.-2:40 p.m. at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds, 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd. Both in-person and virtual participation options are available. “The… Read More →
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Drive-up, drop-off event at South Plains Fairgrounds The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding an agricultural pesticide waste collection event Oct. 21 in Lubbock in partnership with the Texas Department of Agriculture. The event will run from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the South Plains Fairgrounds at 105 E. Broadway. “If you have unwanted,… Read More →
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