LUBBOCK – Drew Dunlap has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service as an agronomy agent. He will serve Castro, Hale and Lamb counties. “I’m glad to be a part of the Texas A&M AgriLife system and provide beneficial, unbiased information to producers in Hale, Lamb and Castro counties,” Dunlap said. “My goal is to […]
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COLLEGE STATION — The youth track for the 2019 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course, held recently in College Station, gave real-world experience, hours of education and a beef quality assurance certification to 30 youth interested in expanding their beef cattle knowledge. “One goal for our youth track is to allow students to have a […]
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SNYDER – After a year off, the annual Southwest Dairy Day will return Nov. 7 at the T&K Dairy and will be hosted by the Collier family and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. T&K Dairy is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 84 East and County Road 1673 east of Snyder. The program, free […]
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BIG SPRING — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a free crop tour and the first Cotton Boll Golf Scramble on Sept. 24 in Big Spring. “We wanted a fun and unique approach that would allow area cotton producers a chance to not only participate in the crop tour and hear from experts, […]
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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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Lubbock and Seminole meetings slated Aug. 28 Lubbock — South Plains farmers will soon be making another farm bill decision, and the Texas A&M Agricultural Food Policy Center has developed an online tool to assist producers in their decision-making process. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has arranged two meetings for Aug. 28 to explain […]
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AMARILLO – The longtime tradition of Texas A&M AgriLife having a sorghum breeding program in West Texas will continue, just in a new location, said Bill Rooney, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research sorghum breeder, College Station. Rooney, also the Borlaug-Monsanto Chair for Plant Breeding and International Crop Improvement in the Texas A&M Department of Soil […]
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SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San Angelo held their annual sheep and goat events over the weekend, attracting over 300 participants. Sheep and Goat Field Day The morning of Aug. 16, the 46th Sheep and Goat Field Day was held at the center. Attendees toured the center and […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Weather went from extremely wet to extremely hot and dry across most of Texas, according to the Texas State Climatologist. John Nielsen-Gammon, Ph.D., College Station, said the weather turned from record-breaking rainfall in the spring to being among the driest and hottest summers on record. The jet stream migrated north, away from […]
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