Texas A&M AgriLife expert joins USDA’s Task Force for Agricultural Air Quality Research The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the appointment of Texas A&M AgriLife’s Brent Auvermann, Ph.D., to the Task Force for Agricultural Air Quality Research. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the appointment of the 26 new members. Newly appointed members will serve terms... Read More →
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Drones, big data, practical application cornerstones for agricultural enhancement Crop production is getting a boost thanks to high-tech methods of collecting, managing and analyzing data that are being used by Texas A&M AgriLife researchers and others. “Researchers with Texas A&M AgriLife Research, along with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agents and experts at Texas A&M... Read More →
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Long-time county agent to lead agency in Rolling Plains Lorrie Coop, longtime Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and community health agent in Knox County, has been named as the agency’s new District 3 administrator, effective Jan. 19. District 3 is in the Rolling Plains region and represents 24 counties that reaches from Childress County... Read More →
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AgriLife Extension tools allow for customizing to reflect individual operations As producers begin planning for their new cropping season, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has released the 2021 District 1 Texas Crop and Livestock Budgets and an updated 2021 High Plains Crop Profitability Analyzer budgeting tool. The spreadsheet crop and livestock budgets are intended for those agricultural... Read More →
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From a pandemic to murder hornets, AgriLife united against a challenging year During a year of uncertainty and unforeseen circumstance, Texas A&M AgriLife personnel rallied together to support each other and, most of all, the people of Texas. Through science-backed research, AgriLife experts provided insight into navigating the uncharted waters of COVID-19, mystery seeds, murder... Read More →
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Fence law is one of my favorite topics. If you own or lease land, this is likely a topic that interests you as well! I’ve recently had a couple of opportunities to chat about fence law and I wanted to share those with you.
First, I was invited to present on Texas Fence Law for the TAMU AgriLife Extension Range Webinar Series. This presentation focuses specifically on fence law in the Lone Star State. To watch, click here.
Second, I was a guest on my friend Cari Rincker’s show, Ag Law Today. Cari interviewed me about fence law generally and our conversation would be applicable nationwide. To watch, click here.
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Texas Department of Agriculture extends funding another two years The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has received their second Texas Department of Agriculture Specialty Crops Block Grant for an “Increasing Texas Strawberry Profitability” project. The project is a statewide collaboration lead by AgriLife Extension’s Russ Wallace, Ph.D., horticulturist, Lubbock. The co-principal investigator is Thayne Montague,... Read More →
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Five-week series to be held consecutive Tuesdays from Jan. 19 to Feb. 16 The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the online “Stress Less with Mindfulness” series introducing participants to the experience and practice. The free, five-week workshop is presented by AgriLife Extension offices in Williamson, Erath and Limestone counties. It will be held... Read More →
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Texas Section Society for Range Management awards recognize standouts Texas A&M AgriLife and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences employees and students were among those recognized recently by the Texas Section–Society for Range Management, TSSRM, at their annual meeting and award ceremony. The Outstanding Achievement award was given to Doug Tolleson, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife... Read More →
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12-week course addresses agricultural business, management resources, laws The Generation Next: Our Turn to Ranch 12-week online course is open for registration. The program will be offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service from Jan. 25-April 18. “Land throughout Texas is changing hands all the time, and not everyone who becomes a landowner is... Read More →
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