Farm & Ranch

Our experts share the latest research developments, teaching innovations and best practices in farming, ranching, land management for Texans.

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A black vulture sits atop a power line pole.
May 23, 2024

Vulture management webinar scheduled for June 6

Program empowers landowners to mitigate damage while adhering to laws and regulations

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

A tractor sprays a field.
May 22, 2024

Private pesticide applicator training set for June 5 in San Antonio

Program trains chemical applicators for Texas Department of Agriculture license

Grapes grow in a vineyard.
May 22, 2024

Prospective grape growers workshop will be held June 8 in Lubbock

Grape growing basics, Texas wine industry overview to be featured

May 21, 2024

Sorghum producers battle weather to make a crop

Texas Crop and Weather Report – May 21, 2024

May 21, 2024

Time to check livestock’s trace mineral levels

Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory expert explains importance of assessing livestock minerals

May 20, 2024

Registration opens for 70th annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course

World’s largest beef cattle educational event expected to attract 2,000 attendees to Bryan-College Station

May 17, 2024

‘Phosphorus lady’ finds home at Texas A&M

Szerlag carving out a niche in the world of soils

Disaster agents loading supplies on trailer.
May 17, 2024

AgriLife Extension Disaster Assessment and Recovery establishes flood damage operation in Coldspring

Agents work from base to provide flood damage assessments 

Peter Omara, Ph.D., in white shirt standing in a field at the AgriLife center in Weslaco
May 17, 2024

Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Weslaco adds soils specialist

Peter Omara brings extensive experience in agronomic outreach and application

A man is demonstrating a field trial to a group of people at the Stiles Farm in Thrall.
May 17, 2024

Stiles Farm Field Day planned for June 11 in Thrall

Special field day highlights include youth farm safety and Texas barbecue lessons

The Pedernales River at Pedernales State Park.
May 16, 2024

Riparian and stream ecosystem workshop set for June 6 in Fredericksburg

Event open to residents in the Pedernales River watershed

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

A livestock guardian dog watches over a herd of sheep.
May 14, 2024

Central Texas Sheep and Goat Conference May 28 in McGregor

Event features market update, livestock guardian dog presentation

Close up of woman holding beef in grocery store.
May 14, 2024

Grilling season kicks off with high but stable meat prices

Texas Crop and Weather Report

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

Black Angus bull in native ranchland setting
May 9, 2024

An unraveled genetic mystery in Angus

Genetic discovery by team of researchers and veterinarians helps Angus producers protect their herds

Wheat in a field.
May 9, 2024

Wheat field day will be held on May 23 in Bushland

Research updates, variety trials for wheat, small grain featured

Car in flooded waters as people on golf cart look on.
May 9, 2024

Recovery resources available for Texas livestock producers, individuals affected by floods

Rural homeowners need to test water wells before using

May 8, 2024

Where passion meets science

Animal science doctoral student’s determination and love for horses drives impactful research