Massive amounts of agricultural data are being collected around the world by scientists utilizing drones for remote sensing, agronomic yield measurements or plant breeding variety trials. Seth Murray, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research corn breeder, College Station, called upon the agricultural scientific community to address the lack of plans or infrastructure to catalogue and… Read More →
Event to be presented on Oklahoma side of river in 2020 The seventh annual Red River Crops Conference: Planning for Success, offering crop production information designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains, is set for Jan. 22-23 in the Southwest Technology Center, 711 W. Tamarack Road, Altus, Oklahoma. The goal of the conference… Read More →
Juan Landivar, Ph.D., was awarded the Norman Borlaug Lifetime Achievement Award by the Texas Plant Protection Association, or TPPA.
The Blackland region’s most comprehensive agricultural and food production conference is scheduled for Jan. 14 at the Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave. The event is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Waco Chamber of Commerce. This 58th Blackland Income Growth Conference will feature keynote speaker Jeff Hyde, Ph.D., director of AgriLife… Read More →
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting the 39th annual Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic on Jan. 9 at the Milam County Youth Exposition Building, 301 S. Houston St. in Cameron.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist Joe Outlaw didn’t sugar-coat agricultural commodity outlooks at the recent Texas Wheat Symposium. Times are tough. But Outlaw, Ph.D., co-director of the Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University, told producers there are ways to help reduce the impact of poor market conditions on their operations. Outlaw… Read More →
Small appliances, gadgets, food prep tools among items to consider
Applications for the 2020 Lubbock County Master Gardener Intern Class Program are now being accepted through Feb. 15 online at http://www.lubbockmastergardeners.org/. The program is designed to train volunteers to help increase the availability of horticultural information and extend horticultural projects throughout Lubbock County. Lubbock County Master Gardener Association is a non-profit educational and volunteer service… Read More →
The annual Southwest Beef Symposium, jointly hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service, will be Jan. 22-23 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 550 S. Buchanan St., Amarillo. Exploring Beef Marketing Opportunities is the theme of this year’s conference. Registration is $75 by Jan. 19 and $85… Read More →
As wild pig territory expands into city limits, public health and safety concerns increase