Current News Releases
(listed by release date)
All news releases are courtesy of Texas A&M AgriLife AgNMore News Service (agnews.tamu.edu).
July 10, 2019
Big Country Beef Conference slated for August 22 in Abilene
ABILENE — Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host the Big Country Beef Conference on Aug. 22 at the Taylor County Expo Center in the Big Country Hall, 1700 Texas Highway 36, Abilene.
July 10, 2019
When should I water my yard? WaterMyYard has an app for that
COLLEGE STATION — A frequent summertime question from homeowners is “how much do I need to water my yard?” according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.
June 27, 2019
AgriLife Extension Holds 82nd Annual National Wool and Mohair Show
SONORA — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office of Sutton County hosted the 82nd annual Wool and Mohair Show, the 59th National 4-H Wool Judging Contest and the 19th National Future Farmers of America Wool Judging Contest June 18-20 in Sonora.
June 25, 2019
Lampasas River Watershed Partnership Meeting set for July 25 in Lampasas
LAMPASAS – The Lampasas River Watershed Partnership welcomes the public to participate in a stakeholder meeting July 25 in Lampasas.
June 22, 2019
Texas Sheep and Goat Expo, Annual Field Day Schedules Announced
SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San Angelo has announced the schedule for the Texas Sheep and Goat Expo and the 46th annual Sheep and Goat Field Day.
June 15, 2019
Research Shows Late-Planted Sorghum, Other Crops Good Alternatives to Failed Cotton
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.
June 13, 2019
AgriLife Extension 2019 Alternative Crop Replanting Guide Now Available Online
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.
June 4, 2019
Maberry Joins AgriLife Extension as Family, Community Health Agent for Jones County
SAN ANGELO — Kelli Maberry will join the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on June 17 as a family and community health agent for Jones County.
June 3, 2019
AgriLife Extension, Concho Valley Master Gardeners Fall Symposium set for September 7
SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Concho Valley Master Gardeners have announced their Fall Landscaping Symposium date, topics and speakers.
May 29, 2019
Jones Joins AgriLife Extension as Family Community Health Agent in Burnet County
SAN ANGELO — London Jones has joined Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service as a family and community health agent for Burnet County.
May 20, 2019
Quadros joins AgriLife Research in San Angelo
SAN ANGELO — Dr. Danilo “Dan” Quadros has been hired as a postdoctoral research associate for Texas A&M AgriLife Research, San Angelo. He will be working with Dr. Travis Whitney, AgriLife Research livestock nutritionist, San Angelo.
May 14, 2019
Agrilife Research, TWPD Hold Sheep, Goat Workshop in Sonora
SONORA – Texas A&M AgriLife Research recently held a two-day sheep and goat workshop in collaboration with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
May 11, 2019
AgriLife Extension’s Birding the Hills set for October 7-11 in Fredericksburg
FREDERICKSBURG — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a multi-day birding workshop Oct. 7-11 in Fredericksburg.
May 9, 2019
Tulia & Levelland Both Hosted Successful Child Passenger Safety Car Seat Events
LUBBOCK — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices of Hockley and Swisher counties and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Passenger Safety Project recently held events in Levelland and Tulia aimed at ensuring community members were properly using child car seats.
April 14, 2019
Using Technology to Help Curb Disease Among Sheep
SAN ANGELO — It is a brisk morning in central west Texas. Sheep are penned behind the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Service building in San Angelo. Several are run into a chute. A member of the AgriLife sheep and goat team holds a pneumatic gun. In less than 10 seconds, four rounds of vaccine have been fired off and another four ewes have been given their annual booster vaccination in preparation for lambing season.
April 12, 2019
Callahan Joins Swisher County
LUBBOCK– Kendra Callahan will join Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on April 15 as assistant agent for family and community health in Swisher County.
April 11, 2019
Hohensee joins AgriLife San Angelo
SAN ANGELO – Stewart Hohensee has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center staff at San Angelo as a Texas A&M AgriLife Research associate in the agronomy and ecosystem management programs.