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July 11, 2024

Texas Climate-Smart Initiative announces incentives for landowners

Texas farmers, ranchers, small forest owners adopting climate-smart practices can apply to participate

Texas A&M Forest Service employee with white hard hat and yellow shirt uses chainsaw to cut up fallen trees
July 11, 2024

Hurricane Beryl slams into Houston area

Texas A&M Forest Service sends workers to clear fallen trees from roadways

A man in protective clothing uses a drip torch to set a prescribed fire.
July 5, 2024

AgriLife Extension to host prescribed burn school July 22-24 in San Angelo

Upon successful completion, participants eligible for state certification

July 1, 2024

Keep livestock safe during hurricane season with an emergency plan

Veterinary expert covers hurricane preparation tips to minimize disease risk

Firework safety
June 28, 2024

Prevent fires from fireworks during Fourth of July

Hot, dry conditions persist through Independence Day

Middle Yegua Creek with trees lining its banks.
June 27, 2024

Middle Yegua Creek watershed protection meeting July 9 in Giddings

Participants will learn about, contribute to water quality improvements

A painted bunting vocalizes in the top of a tree.
June 27, 2024

Migratory bird habitat webinar scheduled for July 11

Program covers how to select, build a bird habitat around a home

June 13, 2024

Prevention of kernel smut disease in rice harvest

AgriLife Extension experts cover best practices to mitigate risk of rice disease

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June 13, 2024

Giovanni Piccinni named Texas Water Resources Institute director

Former Texas A&M AgriLife Research associate professor returns in new role

June 7, 2024

Spread of emerald ash borer continues in Texas

Texas A&M AgriLife entities offer advice on protecting trees

A squirrel with a small radio collar
June 4, 2024

Scholarly Squirrels: In the field experience on campus

Eastern Fox squirrels provide the perfect opportunity to integrate accessible, field-based monitoring with academic coursework.

A group of small, dead fish held in a container.
June 4, 2024

Diagnosing summertime fish kills topic of June 18 webinar

AgriLife Extension program teaches landowners to recognize symptoms and prevent fish kills

A man rides a brown horse across rangelands with a few buildings visible in the distance.
May 29, 2024

Rangeland conditions vary across state based on moisture, precipitation outlook

Texas Crop and Weather Report  - May 29, 2024

May 23, 2024

Texas A&M Forest Service encourages wildfire preparedness ahead of summer

Tips to keep in mind as the heat rises in Texas

A monarch butterfly lands on an orange flower.
May 22, 2024

Beyond milkweed: creating a migratory oasis for monarchs

Texas A&M AgriLife experts encourage planting nectar-producing plants ahead of fall migration

May 17, 2024

‘Phosphorus lady’ finds home at Texas A&M

Szerlag carving out a niche in the world of soils

A juvenile white-tailed deer stands in tall grass.
May 15, 2024

‘Tis the season for wildlife encounters

AgriLife Extension expert encourages people not to interfere with juvenile wildlife

May 9, 2024

$1 million grant project tackles economic, marketing gaps in U.S. aquaculture

Texas A&M AgriLife Research to co-lead National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant project

A windmill with the sky as a background.
May 6, 2024

Private well water screenings set for South Texas residents May 20-23

Samples will be screened for contaminants and salinity

May 6, 2024

Texas tarantula tango: Understanding their annual hunt for food, love

Getting to know these gentle giants and why they are on the move