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July 6, 2018
AgriLife Extension Names Veteran Agent to Taylor County Post
Cody Hill transfers from Borden County August 1
ABILENE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Cody Hill the agency’s new agriculture and natural resources agent for Taylor County effective August 1.

July 3, 2018
AgriLife Extension’s Kimble County 4-H Team Named National Wool Judging Champions
SONORA – The Kimble County 4-H senior wool judging team took top honors at the 58th National 4-H Wool Judging Contest in Sonora recently.

June 20, 2018
Texas A&M is ‘Go To’ Authority on Controlling International Fire Ant Invasion
South Korea reaches out for help
COLLEGE STATION – South Korea has asked Texas A&M University for help in stopping an alien pest new to their country, but all too familiar to most Texans, officials said.

June 11, 2018
AgriLife Extension Sets Two Youth Learning Experiences for July, August
DEL RIO – Plans are in place for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Val Verde County Extension Youth Summer Natural Resources Learning Series in Del Rio for incoming first through fifth graders.

June 6, 2018
Mark Calendars for Texas Master Naturalist 20-Year Anniversary Gala
October 25 event to be in Georgetown
GEORGETOWN – With sizzling hot temperatures blanketing the state, the Texas Master Naturalist program hopes to cool things down with the announcement of their 20th Anniversary Gala, coordinators said.  

June 1, 2018
AgriLife Extension Makes Two County Appointment Announcements
SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has announced two personnel appointments — a transfer and a new hire — effective June 1 in the agency’s West Central District.


May 21, 2018
AgriLife Extension Offers Two June Water Programs for Professionals, Homeowners
SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Tom Green County has two water programs planned in San Angelo during June — the first targets professional irrigators, the second is for homeowners.

May 21, 2018
Texas Sheep and Goat Expo Youth Component Gearing Up with Hands-On Learning
Instructors: Skillathon competitors, young producers to benefit
SAN ANGELO – Hands-on instruction will be the capstone for this year’s Texas Sheep and Goat Expo Youth Program sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, set for 8:30 a.m., August 18, in the Auto Wrangler Sale Pavilion located on the San Angelo Fairgrounds, organizers said.

May 7, 2018
Texas A&M graduate Dr. Dan Fitzgerald earns British Ecological Society’s Haldane Prize
COLLEGE STATION — Dr. Dan Fitzgerald has been awarded the Haldane Prize by the British Ecological Society for his work as lead author of a 2017 paper completed during his time as a doctoral student in the Texas A&M University department of wildlife and fisheries sciences, College Station.

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