BAY CITY — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Matagorda County will host the Fall Farm Pond Management event on Sept. 3 at the Wharton County Junior College, 4000 Ave. F, Bay City. The program will focus on stocking ponds, pond construction and cool-season management. The speaker will be Aaron Sumrall, Ph.D., AgriLife […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Guy Fipps, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service irrigation engineer, College Station, recently received the 2019 Lalit and Aruna Verma Award for Excellence in Global Engagement. The Lalit and Aruna Verma Award for Excellence in Global Engagement recognizes outstanding contributions made towards global advancement and recognition of the profession of agricultural and […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Murray Milford, Ph.D., professor and former associate head for academic programs with the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Texas A&M University, died Aug. 20. Milford retired in 2001 after more than 32 years of service at Texas A&M, but remained in the department as Professor Emeritus. While teaching, he touched […]
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FREDERICKSBURG – With a greater number of women making the decisions as landowners and operators, the Bennett Trust Land Stewardship Women’s Conference targets this under-served segment of property owners, according to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program’s coordinator. “Tips for the Trade” is the theme of the conference set for Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at […]
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MCKINNEY – The Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program of the Texas Water Resources Institute will host an Urban Stream Processes and Restoration Training from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 19 in McKinney for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects in and around the Dallas area. The morning session will be at The Mill at […]
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LAMPASAS – Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in conjunction with the Hill Country Soil and Water Conservation District and U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host an Ag and Wildlife Symposium on Sept. 6 in Lampasas. This symposium will offer local landowners and land managers an opportunity […]
BELLEVUE – A Brush Control Field Day will be offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Montague and Clay counties on Aug. 28 at Pullen Angus Ranch, about one mile south of Bellevue at 17516 U.S. 287 South. The program will begin with registration at 8 a.m. followed by speakers from 8:30 […]
COLLEGE STATION — Registration for the Texas A&M Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day on Oct. 9 is open. The field day will be held at the Scotts-MiracleGro Lawn and Garden Research Facility, 3100 F&B Road in College Station. “This field day offers an opportunity for members of industry and the general public to see and […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife Research is leading research to stop the southern pine beetle in its tracks, or at least be able to predict what is causing outbreaks of the tree-killer outside of its historical range. Dr. Claudio Casola, an AgriLife Research forest genomics assistant professor in the Texas A&M University ecosystem science […]
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BUSHLAND – The front lawn of a home built during the Dust Bowl on a location known for soil and water conservation research is the perfect place for a turfgrass project aimed at finding a water-smart alternative to Bermuda and fescue grasses for the High Plains, according to project participants. The new turf grass demonstration […]
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