Current News Releases
(listed by release date)
February 26, 2021
Treadwell recognized by Society for Range Management
Morgan Treadwell, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service range specialist, San Angelo, was recognized as the Outstanding Young Range Professional by the Society for Range Management, SRM, during their recent annual meeting.
February 24, 2021
Texas A&M AgriLife drought management webinar set for March 4
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold a drought management webinar on March 4 from noon-1:00 p.m. for Texas livestock and forage producers.
February 22, 2021
Thorne recognized for sheep reproduction genetic research
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Jake Thorne, a sheep and goat associate based in San Angelo, has been recognized for his ongoing research on genomic marker technology for litter size in sheep.
February 16, 2021
Pasture-cropping could improve degraded Texas soils
Adopting the ecologically sensitive, low-cost conservation management pasture-cropping practice could help landowners regain the health and resiliency of soils sustaining degradation over the years.
February 15, 2021
Texas A&M AgriLife’s wool testing lab becomes the nation’s largest
Texas A&M AgriLife Research’s wool lab is poised to become the nation’s largest commercial wool testing lab. Already one of just two academic wool labs in the country, AgriLife Research’s lab is now transitioning to also accommodate the testing needs of the domestic wool trade.
February 12, 2021
Nutritional needs for working canines topic of March 25 webinar
Texas A&M AgriLife Research will host an online event to address the nutritional needs of working dogs from 3:00-4:00 p.m., March 25.
February 2, 2021
Livestock owners encouraged to be aware of potentially toxic plants
Spring is getting closer and summer is not far behind. As the seasons change, it’s important to be aware of the different plants growing in your surroundings and their potential toxic effects on cattle and horses.
February 2, 2021
Brush Busters Cost Calculator app now available
The Brush Busters Cost Calculator, a new app for estimating the cost of herbicide plant treatment applications on brush, can now be downloaded free from both Apple and Google app sites.
January 27, 2021
Lamb industry topic of February 16 online event
A presentation by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will discuss the reopening of a large-scale lamb-harvesting plant during the next On the Line with AgriLife online event at 8:30 a.m. on February 16.
January 15, 2021
AgriLife personnel honored for range management work
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.