AMARILLO – The window for planting cotton may have been closed by too much rain, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist said past trials show producers could still benefit from all the moisture with dryland grain sorghum or corn or other alternative crops. “With all this moisture in the ground, producers still have an […]
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COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 5-7 at Texas A&M University in College Station will include a youth track featuring a number of educational sessions. A tour of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will be one of the highlights along with a meat laboratory […]
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LUBBOCK — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s 17th annual late-planting guide, “2019 Alternative Crop Options after Failed Cotton and Late-Season Crop Planting for the Texas South Plains,” is now available online at https://tinyurl.com/yybmpbbo. “The annual guide is a ‘first things’ approach to helping farmers who have lost crops or have been unable to plant,” […]
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SPRINGLAKE – The annual Texas Potato Breeding and Variety Development Program Field Day, hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Barrett Potato Farms, will be July 18. The program is free, and lunch will be provided. Participants will first assemble at the Springlake Potato Sales, Texas Highway 385 between Littlefield and Springlake, at 10 […]
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CROCKETT – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present “Owning Your Piece of Texas: Top Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know” on June 28 in Crockett. This free program is designed to educate landowners about the legal issues they may face. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the AgriLife […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Dudley Smith, a professor emeritus and former administrator in Texas A&M AgriLife Research, then known as the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, died June 8. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. June 12 at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center in Bryan. There will be an inurnment at 10 a.m. June 13 at […]
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COLEMAN — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold a range and pasture management program from 5:15-9 p.m. June 24 at the Bill Franklin Center, located at the intersection of Fifth Ave. and Texas Highway 206 south of Coleman. Three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units are available for licensed pesticide applicators – […]
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AMARILLO – While rainfall is important for crop production, the amounts falling across the High Plains have negatively impacted row crops and agricultural operations, with potential effects extending into the summer growing season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist in Amarillo, said a significant amount of […]
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EAGLE LAKE – The 45th annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. June 25 at the David R. Wintermann Rice Research Station on Farm-to-Market Road 102 just north of Eagle Lake. The field day will offer an opportunity for producers to tour the research station, making stops along the […]
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BROWNWOOD — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Brown County Range and Brush Program will be held July 8 at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 4206 U.S. Highway 377 S. in Brownwood. Registration will begin at 2:30 p.m., with the program running from 3-8 p.m. A meal will be provided. The fee is $35 with preregistration […]
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