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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 10, 2019
South Plains Scout School May 30 in Muleshoe
MULESHOE — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold the South Plains Scout School May 30 at the City of Muleshoe Training Facility, 303 S. Main St. in Muleshoe.

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.

May 7, 2019
4-H Whiz Bang Shoot June 1 in Brady; Open to Members Statewide
BRADY — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of McCulloch County will pull the trigger on the McCulloch County 4-H Whiz Bang Shoot on June 1.

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.

April 8, 2019
Lunch-N-Learn Horticulture Series Kicks Off May 1 in Baird
BAIRD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a Lunch-N-Learn series on horticultural topics starting May 1 in Baird.



March 30, 2019
San Angelo Specialist Serves as Global Sheep Industry Ambassador
SAN ANGELO  — Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service sheep and goat specialist Dr. Reid Redden is part of a global delegation of young leaders currently touring New Zealand as part of the Sheep Industry Ambassador Program.

March 21, 2019
Facebook Live Lawn 101 Series
DEL RIO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is starting a new Facebook Live series on lawn care, featuring a new lawn care topic each Monday, beginning March 25.

March 18, 2019
Brady Arthur Joins AgriLife Lubbock County Ag Team
LUBBOCK — Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has hired Brady Arthur as the agricultural and natural resources agent for Lubbock County. Michael Clawson, District 2 AgriLife Extension administrator, will be his supervisor.

March 15, 2019
Agrilife Extension’s Lunch-N-Learn Horticulture Series Starts April 2 in Brownwood
BROWNWOOD – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s annual Lunch-N-Learn horticulture series in Brown County will start April 2. It will take place the first Tuesday of each month through July 2 at the AgriLife Extension Brown County office, 605 Fisk Ave. in Brownwood.

March 2, 2019
Newly Created Position Expands Scope of AgriLife Research Livestock Guardian Dog Program
SAN ANGELO — Bill Costanzo has joined Texas A&M AgriLife Research in San Angelo as a livestock guardian dog, LGD, research specialist, in partnership with the Texas Sheep and Goat Predator Management Board.

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